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Jacksonville University: Committed to Veteran Students

On Nov. 11, the United States will celebrate Veteran’s Day. Originally called Armistice Day, the holiday began in 1919, exactly one year after the armistice between Germany and the Allied Forces of World War I. The agreement called for an …

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#JUStrong: Your Voice Matters

Voting precincts, long lines, filling in tiny boxes and receiving an “I Voted” sticker makes voting here in the United States a complex experience. That is why Jacksonville University is doing its part to prepare students for the upcoming election.…

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Famed Dolphin Remembered Fondly

To the world at large, Leanza Cornett was perhaps best known as a former Miss America, a successful television host, or even The Little Mermaid, but she was also a famed resident of Jacksonville and – for a short time …

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10 Dolphins named 2020 Alumni of Distinction

Each year during Homecoming & Family Weekend, Jacksonville University announces a new class of Distinguished Alumni award recipients.

“We received a record number of nominations this year for our most prestigious alumni awards, and we are proud to announce this …

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New video series offers glimpse of campus life amid pandemic

New video series shows what campus life is like.

This fall there’s considerably more anxiety for college students and their families, as universities all over the country work to maintain a safe living and learning environment on their campuses. 

To help ease some of that stress, Jacksonville University leaders …

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NROTC program succeeds in attracting elite students

When the Jacksonville University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program welcomes its 50th anniversary class this fall, an impressive 30 of its 43 members will be National Scholarship recipients. 

Given that Jacksonville University competes for NROTC students with at …

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JU recognized as Tree Campus USA 5 years in a row

For the 5th year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation honored Jacksonville University with the Tree Campus USA award, recognizing the University’s commitment to protecting its beautiful campus.

The Tree Campus USA award recognizes college campuses across the nation …

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How to talk productively about race and culture

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Jacksonville University is committed to creating a safer, more equitable world, beginning here on our own campus. As an institution of higher education, we believe in the power of learning and its ability to reshape our thinking and our behavior.

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