The lawns keep getting greener and fuller. The dolphin statues are iconic. Corporate partners are paying for upgrades to academic and athletic programs. There are new residence halls, and new funding for key programs in the health sciences, marine sciences, …Read More »
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry will offer keynote remarks to a graduating class nearly 900 strong on Saturday, April 30, as JU celebrates its Spring 2016 Commencement underneath the oaks on its Science Green.
Mayor Curry took office July 1, 2015, …Read More »
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 »