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New Look for 2021 Commencement

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Jacksonville University is pleased to announce its plans and invited speakers for its 2021 Commencement ceremonies. For the first time in the school’s 87-year history, each of its four colleges will hold its own ceremony. This will allow the university …

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Charter Day 2021 Benefits Feeding Northeast Florida

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“We believe we exist to help others.” These words, spoken by Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, are the heart, soul and purpose of the university’s Charter Day festivities. Charter Day, which commemorates the signing of the university’s charter on April …

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Jacksonville University Celebrates Most Successful Collective Giving Campaign

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Jacksonville University is celebrating the success of Dolphin Dash, its annual giving challenge. Last week, in just five days, from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, 6,397 Dolphins from around the world came together to Give Forward and invest more than $2,400,000

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Whole Lot of Cheddar for Davis College Alumni

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When two college sweethearts decide to rebrand a family cheese plant and diversify the market, the result is a whole lot of cheddar made with a whole lot of love.

Kevin Lussier, Class of 2016, and wife, Shelby Lussier, Class …

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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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