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Never Quit: Discovering how my successful struggle is beginning to pay academic dividends

Stephen Eager Never Quit Blog

This is the first installment of “Never Quit,” a blog by Stephen Eager, a student-veteran enrolled at the Public Policy Institute, who recently earned his Bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University. Stephen is currently studying to obtain a Master’s in Public

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Local food industry experts tell University audience about innovative solutions to food problems

Ms. King and Ms. TenBroeck speak about food challenges

Two local food industry experts told a Jacksonville University audience on Friday, Nov. 1, that innovation and public-private partnerships can help solve local food issues.

“Hunger is a problem going on every single day,” Susan King, president and chief executive …

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SmartAsset ranks Jacksonville University high in graduates’ starting salary, best value in Florida

SmartAsset Ranking

Graduates from Jacksonville University earned the sixth highest starting wage of graduates from all Florida colleges in 2018, according to data published by the personal finance website SmartAsset.

Jacksonville University graduates earned an average of $50,200 in their first …

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LBSCFA honors two alumni who are now accomplished artists

Marq Mervin and Jennifer Pascual

The biggest gift Jacksonville University gives to our community is our alumni.

Alumni are polished products of the education they’ve received from their respective institutions. They carry their life experiences and school spirit into their careers, and pass it onto …

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University to honor seven Dolphins for their service as Alumni of Distinction

Class of 2019 Distinguished Alumni

Jacksonville University will honor seven alumni with different professional backgrounds who have one important characteristic in common: Service.

“These individuals demonstrate the highest level of character in their professional accomplishments, community and philanthropic efforts and continued support of this University,” …

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Five events Dolphins should check out during Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019

Dolphins Football

While many of the can’t-miss events of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019 occur next Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, current Dolphins begin the celebration on Monday, Oct. 14.

There’s a cornhole tournament, Slip ‘N’ Slide kickball, and S’Mores …

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Five more Dolphins chosen for Caravan to Democracy trip to Israel

2018 Caravan to Democracy participants

For the past 8 years, student-leaders from Jacksonville University have visited Israel to experience first-hand with their peers from around the country what it takes to become the leaders of tomorrow.

“I’m interested in investigating different ways of life, and …

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Alumna uses NSF Fellowship to pursue mathematical biology graduate degree

Thanks to an undergraduate Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) opportunity, Jacksonville University alumna Savannah Bates ‘17 discovered a passion – mathematical biology.

“The REU was my first research experience and led me to several other research projects in mathematical biology …

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Advancement offers popsicles, activities during thank you event for Dedicated Dolphins

Welcome table

The Jacksonville University Office of Advancement recently held its “Popsicles with the Pod” event at Council Building Courtyard to thank faculty and staff for their support.

Advancement staff provided frozen treats and gift bags to “Dedicated Dolphins.” They also brought …

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