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As seen in WAVE: How the University is transforming the future: A conversation with President Tim Cost

Emerging technologies. Global pandemic. Revamped lifestyles. Economic recession. Geopolitical upheaval. Changing expectations of the next generation. Amidst the uncertainty impacting decision-making across higher education, business, nonprofits and government, Jacksonville University President Tim Cost sees a host of opportunities on the

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Licensed Practical Nurses ‘crucial’ to healthcare systems

Working as a licensed practical nurse is not only an accessible entry point into the nursing field, but it offers the opportunity to do meaningful, valuable work in a hospital setting. 

Executive Director of Healthcare Simulation Center Dr. Kathleen Kavanagh …

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Men’s lacrosse looks to extend most successful season in program history

No matter what happens in postseason play, the JU Men’s Lacrosse team has had its winningest season in its 11-year history, setting the tone for a new era of lacrosse in Jacksonville. 

Taking down top-ranked programs like Duke and Denver …

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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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HQS professor lands Fulbright Specialist grant for work in Liberia

More than ten years after Dr. Dorcas Kunkel helped launch a M.S. in Nursing/Midwifery program in Monrovia, Liberia, she’s returning to the country as a Fulbright Specialist.

As an adjunct in JU’s Healthcare Quality and Safety department and an experienced …

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Map an Impact: Jacksonville University hosts inaugural GIS conference

Jacksonville University has been long considered home to “the map people”. 

Answering the question of “where?” through GIS technology— professors, students, and alumni of the Geography department have worked for decades to address current issues and inform decision-making at the …

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Jacksonville University to host three commencement ceremonies April 29, May 1

To honor the graduates of the class of 2022, Jacksonville University will hold three graduation ceremonies during the weekend of April 30 and May 1, marking the second year the University has hosted multiple ceremonies. 

All three will be held …

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Multicultural Graduation celebrates seniors from all backgrounds

Earlier this month, Jacksonville University held its Multicultural Graduation ceremony, an event that honors students from different cultural backgrounds who have all come to JU to complete their education. 

Patrice Abner, director of student inclusion, said around 100 students attended …

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Master of Science in Leadership and Learning adds Student Affairs concentration

As demand grows for post-secondary education administrators, so too does the need for programs to train and prepare them. 

That’s why Dr. Stephanie James, associate professor of educational leadership, launched a new concentration of the Master of Science in Leadership …

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