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Introducing the 2021 Robert L. Wears Patient Safety Leadership Award Winners

It started small – a three-year grant from Florida Blue for the study of patient safety. The award was made in 2014 to Teri Chenot and Jacksonville University faculty colleague, Roberta Christopher, as co-investigators. When the grant ended, Chenot, Christopher, …

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Exploring the Dark Days of Lynching in Duval County

While Black History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans, it is also a time to recognize the fortitude and perseverance this community has displayed in the face of adversity. Jim Crow laws, segregation and enslavement are just a few of …

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Jacksonville University Celebrates Black History Month

From discussion panels to movie nights, Jacksonville University is celebrating Black History Month 2021 with a schedule of events that highlights the unique issues, accomplishments and perseverance of the African American community in America. The University’s Special Task Force on …

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Learning About Black History in Jacksonville

In order to know where we’re going, we first have to understand where we’ve been, and Jacksonville’s rich African American history can help us do just that. The following sites provide a look back at the tragedies, racial injustice and …

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French Club Wins Grant for French Kitchen Garden

Thanks to its award-winning French club, Le Cercle Francophone, Jacksonville University has joined the ranks of Texas A&M, University of Florida, Tulane University, University of California-Davis and George Washington University in receiving a $2000 grant from the Cultural Services …

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Student Success Center Streamlines Student Experience

Being a student at Jacksonville University means being valued, working with others and having your thoughts heard. From department to department, faculty and staff are on a constant mission to improve the student experience and that’s one of the reasons …

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First Winter Term a Major Success

Feature Image for First Winter Term 2020 Article

For the first time in school history, Jacksonville University offered a winter term this year. The term began Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, and ends Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. More than 40 online classes are being offered, and course selections include …

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Great Gift Ideas from Alumni-Owned Businesses

Jacksonville University alumni are hardworking individuals who continue to make waves and serve their communities long after they graduate. With the holidays upon us, be sure to check out the following alumni-owned businesses for all of your last-minute gift needs!…

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