Dr. Laney Yelverton (“Doc Y”), former Professor of Physical Education at Jacksonville University who taught hundreds of area youths how to swim and was known for his Harley and ponytail along with his rigorous but attentive teaching style, died yesterday …Read More »
Former Jacksonville University basketball great Rex Morgan, a two-year starter at guard who helped the Dolphins reach the 1970 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball national championship game, passed away early today in Jacksonville. Mr. Morgan, 67, died after a lengthy …Read More »
ASPIRE Campaign tops $100 million raised, announces $2.5 million from Bisk Family Foundation for online learning
Jacksonville University’s ASPIRE comprehensive campaign has reached a record-breaking $100 million raised toward programs and facilities for its students, including a $2.5 million donation this week from the Bisk Family Foundation, the largest single investment in dedicated online learning in …Read More »
Extra flex cash means extra meals for the needy after students donate $2,150 for local food donation
Jacksonville University students came together in kindness Dec. 10 and 11 to help feed the needy in the community, using their extra semester-end “Flex Bucks” cash to donate more than $2,000 worth of food to the City Rescue Mission downtown.…Read More »
Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne to JU graduates: Achievements come from persistence, happiness from gratitude
Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne, who at 98 knows a little bit about accomplishments and happiness, told Jacksonville University graduates Saturday that they can have them, too, if they just learn a little bit about persistence and gratitude.
“We always think …Read More »
Jacksonville University is saddened to learn of the death of a beloved, retired nursing faculty member, Julia Ann Andrae. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 12, in the DuPont Auditorium at Baptist Medical …Read More »
JU legend Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne to set record with keynote to graduates at Fall 2015 Commencement Dec. 12
Jacksonville University will bestow degrees on nearly 400 students on Saturday, Dec. 12, one of the largest graduating classes ever for a Fall Commencement at the University.
Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne, Past President and Chancellor Emerita of Jacksonville University, will …Read More »
From Sport Business majors gaining coveted internships with the Jacksonville Jaguars to Aviation Management students setting up foreign exchange programs for JU in Taipei to Consumer Goods & Services Marketing MBA candidates breaking gender barriers in the supply chain industry, …Read More »
In some ways, it’s not the first line to the chorus of one of JU President Tim Cost’s favorite songs that fully captures his positive spirit. “It’s a beautiful day,“ from U2’s Beautiful Day, certainly comes close. But it’s …Read More »