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Dr. Barbara Ritter to join University as new Dean of Davis College of Business

Dr. Barbara Ritter

Building upon the strength and long-standing success of its internationally-ranked Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University today announced the selection of the College’s next dean, Dr. Barbara A. Ritter. 

“With more than 20 years of experience teaching and leading in …

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Made In Space manufacturing aims to improve peoples’ lives

Justin Kugler SELS

A Jacksonville-based technology company executive says his firm’s mission is to put space to work for everyone.

“We’re aimed at making tangible products that make peoples’ lives better,” Made In Space Vice President of Advanced Programs and Concepts Justin Kugler …

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Family inspired business school alumna’s success as romance novelist

Brenda Jackson novels

Not everyone thinks of a business administration degree and creative writing career as complementary, but Brenda Jackson relied on the encouragement of her grandmother and husband to blend those things into a thriving endeavor.

A 1989 Jacksonville University alumna and …

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University loses long-time friend, advisor and supporter Bob Shircliff

Robert and Carol Shircliff

Although long-time Jacksonville University friend, advisor, fund-raiser and supporter Robert T. “Bob” Shircliff died last week at age 91, his impact is ingrained into the institution he adopted as one of his own.

“Bob was the rarest of global business …

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Student-faculty teams present service-learning projects in first Community Impact Competition

Developing a Web-Based Youth Profiling System for the nonprofit Krumpin 4 Success.

A software engineering project, a program to help empower English language learners locally, and an advertising and marketing campaign for a local cancer charity won awards during Jacksonville University’s first Community Impact Competition.

The competition, sponsored by the College of …

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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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Leadership Jacksonville honors Dr. Quinton White with Tillie K. Fowler Distinguished Leadership Award

Dr. White teaches class

Professor A. Quinton White is a highly recognizable figure on the Jacksonville University campus. Professor, researcher, fundraiser and director of the Marine Science Research Institute.

What the University community might not know about him, however, is that he’s just …

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