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Junior physics major in NROTC chosen for submarine program

Vanessa Rodriguez in uniform

Since she was young, junior physics major Vanessa Rodriguez has wanted to join the US Navy. Her father served in the Navy for 23 years. That’s why Vanessa developed a fascination with ships.

Last year, the Naval Reserve Officer Training …

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Four faculty members earn Awards for Excellence

Faculty Awards for Excellence

Jacksonville University faculty named Associate Professor of Voice Dr. Kimberly Beasley Professor of the Year and also presented her with the Excellence in University Service Award last week during a virtual faculty assembly.

“I can’t speak more highly of Kimberly’s …

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Double major Francis Alip named Student of the Year

COAS Student Awards

The Jacksonville University College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) has named double major Francis Alip its Student of the Year.

Francis Alip

“Francis has an impressive record of both University and community service along with his academic accomplishments,” says COAS Dean Matthew …

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University announces Commencement plan for Class of 2020

Commencement

Jacksonville University will offer members of the Class of 2020 the opportunity to celebrate their graduation in person and on campus, President Tim Cost ’81 announced last week.

“We take commencement very seriously here,” President Cost told a virtual town …

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University names Mark Tillman as Dean of Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

Dr. Mark Tillman Dean of BRCHS

Strengthening its position as a leader in quality healthcare education and training in Northeast Florida, Jacksonville University today named Dr. Mark Tillman the new Dean of the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences.

“Dr. Tillman brings impressive skills in an …

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Dr. Barbara Ritter to join University as new Dean of Davis College of Business

Dr. Barbara Ritter

Building upon the strength and long-standing success of its internationally-ranked Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University today announced the selection of the College’s next dean, Dr. Barbara A. Ritter. 

“With more than 20 years of experience teaching and leading in …

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Student-athletes achieve highest aggregate GPA in school history

Swisher Gym

Sixty athletes finished the recently completed fall semester with grade point averages (GPA) of 4.0 to lead the Jacksonville University student-athlete cohort of more than 400 athletes to a school-record 3.36 average GPA.

 “An average GPA of above a 3.0

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