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Unique JU-Dolphin Pointe Landing collaboration signals first step in multi-faceted healthcare sciences education for First Coast

Students helping and learning from older individuals in a healthcare setting, and vice versa, as they both  move through crucial phases of their lives. It’s a vision coming to reality through Dolphin Pointe Landing, a skilled nursing facility opening …

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JU reaches out to help Arlington students learn about college — and life

College students can do wonders for a youth with a half-semester of mentoring – or even a half-day.

The results of both approaches were on display on the same day recently as Jacksonville University students connected with youths from Arlington …

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Federal Agency Partners with Lutheran Services Florida and JU to Increase Workforce in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Field

Lutheran Services Florida  Health Systems (LSF), in partnership with  Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to implement and evaluate an enhanced Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) …

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RIVER LIFE: Memories of oysters and oyster roasts

November in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia brings shorter days, cooler weather, Thanksgiving, roast turkey with oyster dressing — and the St. Johns Riverkeeper Annual Oyster Roast.

There is something about this time of year that makes me think of …

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JU a top “Best for Vets College” on prestigious Military Times list

Jacksonville University has been selected among the top schools on the Military Times “Best for Vets Colleges 2017” list, the most prestigious of such designations.

best-for-vets-colleges-logoThe eighth annual rankings are based on results of Military Times’ comprehensive school-by-school survey of …

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RIVER LIFE: Who knew? Hurricanes can be beneficial

Since we just experienced a hurricane that left a lasting impression on the area with significant damage and economic impact, it may seem strange to devote a column to the beneficial effects of hurricanes.

But it is important to keep …

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