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University loses long-time friend, advisor and supporter Bob Shircliff

Robert and Carol Shircliff

Although long-time Jacksonville University friend, advisor, fund-raiser and supporter Robert T. “Bob” Shircliff died last week at age 91, his impact is ingrained into the institution he adopted as one of his own.

“Bob was the rarest of global business …

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Former student asks economics professor to officiate at upcoming wedding

Dr. Rody Borg

Professors at Jacksonville University strive to make a difference on campus no matter how unorthodox the need.

Professor Rody Borg has been teaching economics for over 36 years. He has interacted with many students, but he never had a student …

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New York alumni hosts sailing team for Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta

Sailing team visits alumni

Jacksonville University alumni and sailor Edward “Buttons” Padin ‘70 hosted the Dolphins sailing team earlier this fall for the 2019 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta.

You can read the story written by Mr. Padin himself at the Scuttlebutt Sailing news website.…

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Student-faculty teams present service-learning projects in first Community Impact Competition

Developing a Web-Based Youth Profiling System for the nonprofit Krumpin 4 Success.

A software engineering project, a program to help empower English language learners locally, and an advertising and marketing campaign for a local cancer charity won awards during Jacksonville University’s first Community Impact Competition.

The competition, sponsored by the College of …

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Electroacoustic Barn Dance features boundary-challenging performances

Electroacoustic Barn Dance performance

From a 10-foot pendulum incorporated into a musical performance to a three-movement piece about mental disorders performed with the Jacksonville Dance Theatre, this year’s Electroacoustic Barn Dance beginning on Thursday, Nov. 14, promises to showcase expanded boundaries.

“This is all …

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