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Black Alumni Network awards inaugural scholarships to two students

This week, the Jacksonville University Black Alumni Network (JUBA) awarded Madison Benavidez ’24 and Joi Taylor ’23 with the inaugural Black Alumni Network Scholarship, which supports students who identify with the mission and vision of JUBA: to trail blaze for …

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Phin Comm students create award-winning campaign for local nonprofit

Just about everyone wants to make a difference in their communities. 

For some, this comes in the form of fostering shelter dogs; for others, they donate to local soup kitchens. But what about public relations? 

This past year, Associate Professor …

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Who let the dogs out?: Data science students learn by helping Jax Humane Society

If you’ve ever wondered where the animals at the Jacksonville Humane Society came in from, Dr. Daniel Moseley’s Data Science Foundations students probably have an answer for you. 

In a partnership with the Geography department and professors Dr. Ashley Johnson …

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First-generation college student on his way to becoming a doctor

Antonio Espinoza ‘21 didn’t stop at being the first in his family to graduate college. Less than a year later, he was also accepted to medical school, taking the first step toward his dream of becoming a physician. 

So far, …

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JU the perfect place to take flight for senior Joseph Elias

From the time he was a baby, senior Joseph Elias has been taking flights across the world. At 21, he’s probably logged more miles than some people will in a lifetime. 

Elias was born in Lebanon, grew up in Africa …

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2022 Woman of the Year honorees announced

Sixty-five outstanding women from across the Jacksonville University campus were recognized at the 2022 Women’s History Month Celebration & Award Ceremony as nominees for the annual Woman of the Year awards.

It’s the capstone event of Women’s History Month on …

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Dolphin Pitch: Which entrepreneur can make the biggest splash?

According to npr.org, in 2021 there were 5.4 million applications to start a new business in the United States. Despite the pandemic, the entrepreneurial spirit of the United States has not died down. Now, the Davis College of Business …

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Concert, art gallery celebrate the Black experience

With 2022’s Black History Month behind us, we can look back and see that Jacksonville University did its part in uplifting Black voices due in no small part to the Black History Month Concert and Art Gallery and their organizer, …

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