Will Weatherford, 2002 Davis College of Business graduate and 2015 Jacksonville University Distinguished Alumni, is a JU stand-out and the namesake of Weatherford Hall at the Village Apartments on campus–a fitting tribute to someone who daily works toward building stronger …Read More »
UPDATE: More School of Aviation students now eligible for important certification after FAA grants JU petition
IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS STORY WAS FIRST FILED: Originally, graduates of the JU School of Aviation beginning last year could be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time. This did not cover …Read More »
Closing a loop some 80 years in the making, JU Downtown is officially open for business, bringing Jacksonville University programs and faculty back to the epicenter of the city for the first time since the University’s beginnings in 1934.
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“I view Earth as a living creature, because it responds as a living creature. And what you are seeing right now is the Earth responding to us. And it is very angry.”
— Dr. Robert D. Ballard
Renowned oceanographer and …Read More »
Newly named Alfred I. duPont Plaza study space celebrates acclaimed philanthropist, nursing scholarship fund
Jacksonville University is celebrating its new Alfred I. duPont Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund and honoring Alfred I. duPont’s commitment to education by naming one of its most prominent study spaces for the legendary industrialist and philanthropist.
The Alfred I. duPont …Read More »
Renowned sax player Ken Hitchcock, one of the most versatile jazz artists of the past 40 years who has played with top names such as Michael Jackson, Michael Buble, Ella Fitzgerald and Stevie Wonder, will give a masterclass and concert …Read More »
Alumnus Jay Thomas 1948-2017: “He controlled every room he was ever in and was the brightest light in it”
Jacksonville University is deeply saddened by the passing Thursday of Distinguished Alumni Jay Thomas ’72, one of our most well-known and accomplished alumni, a brilliant talent in the arts and entertainment world and a passionate supporter of his beloved alma …Read More »
Jacksonville University has named Randal Freebourn, a performance-driven higher education veteran with extensive fiscal expertise, as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 1.
Freebourn is currently Vice President for Finance & Administration and Assistant Treasurer at Wittenberg University in …Read More »