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Farewell, Dean Coker!

By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

All good things must come to an end.

That — and profound sadness, judging from the tears that were shed — was the prevailing sentiment at a reception Wednesday at Kinne Center Banquet Hall, where the …

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‘Mayor’ Bobbin promoted to JU’s executive director of campus services

Michael J. Bobbin, a fixture on the Jacksonville University campus for more than 40 years, has been promoted to the newly established position of executive director of campus services.

In addition to continuing his duties as purchasing director, Bobbin will …

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JU Scholarship Week in full swing through Feb. 1 at Davis Student Commons



Thanks to the Jacksonville University Student Solutions Center, finding a scholarship has never been easier for JU students.

From critiquing essays that are required as part of the JU scholarship application process to helping identify scholarships opportunities nationwide, …

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Going Red: JU rowing team to host 24-hour American Heart Association marathon Feb. 1

Jacksonville University will have a distinctive role in the community-wide American Heart Association “National Wear Red Day” events on Friday, Feb. 1: The Negaard Rowing Center is hosting a 24-hour rowing marathon.

Beginning at noon Friday, the men’s and women’s …

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JU TRiO Student Support Services members explore Atlanta grad schools on goal-setting trip

By Juwan Watson

JU TRiO Student Support Services

Students in the TRiO Student Support Services programs at Jacksonville University and Edward Waters College recently explored graduate schools at Emory University, Georgia State University and the University of Georgia to help …

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JU Public Policy Institute receives major scholarship donations, announces acceptance of applications for fall 2013

By Phillip Milano 

Fresh on the heels of establishing two major scholarship funds last week for JU Master in Public Policy students, the JU Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) announced Tuesday it is now accepting applications for the fall 2013 …

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JU Upward Bound students take “Best of Contest” at national TRiO Quest Awards

High school students in Jacksonville University’s TRiO Upward Bound program took the top award “Best of Contest” in the “DigiMedia” category of the national 2012 TRiO Quest Awards.

The contest attracted about 600 entries; 9 DigiMedia, 6 DigiSites and 11 …

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​ JU 101 in Costa Rica: Expand your horizons, explore new shores

One week before fall 2012 classes started at Jacksonville University, eight incoming freshmen and their professor, Nina Gonzalez, ventured to Costa Rica for seven days.

In collaboration with JU Academic Affairs, the trip was embedded into the JU 101 course, …

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