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Greg Nelson: A Dolphin Remembered

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There must have been something in the sauce the year that Jacksonville University advanced to the 1970 NCAA Championship game. A rag-tag team of players from different backgrounds formed unbreakable bonds with one another and their school. Greg Nelson was …

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Passion for Life: A Black History Month Portrait of Dr. Marvin Wells

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It was 1969 – the final year of a decade marked by tragedy and riddled with change. Nixon was president, the country was embroiled in Vietnam, Woodstock invaded Max Yasgur’s dairy farm, and civil rights set the stage for what …

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Great Gift Ideas from Alumni-Owned Businesses

Jacksonville University alumni are hardworking individuals who continue to make waves and serve their communities long after they graduate. With the holidays upon us, be sure to check out the following alumni-owned businesses for all of your last-minute gift needs!…

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Andy Moran: A Friend for Life

When the story of a life is told, patterns frequently emerge, a portrait of what meant so much to the person who passed. How did they spend their time? What did they accomplish on their journey? Where did they go …

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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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Meet the Black Alumni Network Executive Committee

This year Jacksonville University’s Office of Alumni Engagement announced their newest alumni affinity group – the Black Alumni Network, which was created to empower, connect, support, and celebrate JU’s Black community. 

The group works to create networking opportunities for Black …

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Nursing alum named CXO of health tech company

Early in his nursing career, Ashley Reynolds, PhD, RN, ACSM-HFS ’06 began to notice a trend that would change the trajectory of his healthcare profession.

“As a nurse working in the ER, ICU [intensive care unit], and CCU [critical care …

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