Rio de Janeiro has been in the news for months leading up to the Olympic Games, and it hasn’t been good: the Zika virus, political unrest, ouster of the president, security issues, an uncertain economy and questions about the city’s …Read More »
Stein, Mittelman, Moran and Peterson honored as JU 2016 Alumni of Distinction
Standouts known for their achievements in the military, higher education, philanthropy, healthcare, industry and civic involvement make up one of the strongest cohorts of Distinguished Alumni Jacksonville University has announced since the annual awards began in 1983.
Honored as “Distinguished …Read More »
New SafeNow app by JU alumna checks on loved ones automatically
Peace of mind. That’s what Helen Fretwell ‘81 had in mind when she created SafeNow, a new smartphone app that automatically “checks in” on users at designated times so they and their loved ones are assured they’re safe.
Introduced recently …Read More »
Tomm named Board chair, Ghiloni vice chair; five new Trustees added
The Board of Trustees has elected two outstanding industry leaders to its top two posts as it emerges as a preeminent leadership body among private universities, while adding five new members renowned for accomplished executive leadership and vision in their …Read More »
Incoming students getting a firsthand look at JU’s strong ties to local employers
Ask college students about their biggest hopes, and you’re likely to hear about finding a good job and earning a good salary.
In fact, The Princeton Review 2016 College Hopes & Worries Survey Report found that students feel the No. …Read More »
Orthodontics Class gains 100% American Board of Orthodontics exam pass rate for fourth straight year
The Orthodontics Class of 2016 has earned a 100% pass rate on the American Board of Orthodontics’ (ABO) written exam — the fourth straight year that all JU School of Orthodontics graduates have gained membership into JU’s “100% Club.”
“This …Read More »
Dr. Colleen Wilson honored as 2016-17 Professor of the Year
Dr. Colleen Wilson, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Education in the School of Education, finds the opportunity to learn from her students and other educators especially rewarding, and now she’s been rewarded for her academic efforts over a 30-year …Read More »
New Presidential Fellows bring commitment to service, leadership to University
Three top 2016 graduates with strong academic and leadership records have joined the University as Presidential Fellows.
The Presidential Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for highly talented graduates to play integral roles in Jacksonville University’s administration. Fellows help senior leaders …Read More »
Nike, Adidas, Trailblazers on itinerary for new DCOB business tours education program
A new Davis College of Business educational partnership has launched that will bring JU students face-to-face with the brilliant trailblazers who help lead some of the most iconic U.S. brands and businesses of the past half century.
The college has …Read More »
Mayor Lenny Curry to graduates: No do-overs; only one chance to “get through this thing called life”
You only have one chance to “get through this thing called life,” so make it your own — and no one else’s, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry told Jacksonville University graduates Saturday in delivering his first commencement keynote address.
Highlighting the …Read More »