Jacksonville University is constantly looking for ways to provide more prepared graduates to growing areas of our local economy. With the success of Florida-based Acosta, Bi-Lo Winn Dixie, Publix, Sysco, and Beaver Street Fisheries, the Davis College of Business has …Read More »
DCOB Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter receives highest chapter honor
The Jacksonville University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), an international business honor society, has been awarded an Exemplary Chapter Award for the 2013-14 school year, the highest honor for any chapter.
The Exemplary Chapter Award signifies that a …Read More »
Mentoring helps sociology students bust juvenile justice myths outside the classroom
When Sociology Prof. Shelley Grant first envisioned a mentor project for her Media and Crime students three years ago, she hoped for just the kind of outcome she got with JaNay Burrows and Kamryn Satterwhite.
Burrows, 23, a junior Social …Read More »
RIVER LIFE: A river runs (north) through it
Most people understand that the St. Johns River flows north, but few seem to understand why. And it doesn’t have anything to do with the state of Georgia producing a vacuum.
What it does have to do with is the
Second major civic award of 2014 for MSRI’s Dr. Quinton White
Dedication to marine science, the health of the St. John River and the future of his community has netted Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute Executive Director Dr. Quinton White the top annual award given by the Northeast Florida Regional …Read More »
Economics, race and family intertwine in youth crime issue, top experts note at JU PPI Juvenile Justice Forum
Socioeconomics, family dynamics, race and legal maneuvering were all on the table Thursday, Nov. 20, as some of the top – and most topical – names in the regional legal system gathered for a spirited Juvenile Justice Forum hosted by …Read More »
Aeronautics program founder Truver passes at age 85 (1929-2014)
The Davis Aviation Center is mourning the loss of the innovator and founder of the aeronautics program at Jacksonville University. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Curtis Truver passed away Nov. 8, 2014 at the age of 85.
A retired Air Force …Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. Altmire, education consultant Chomiak elected to Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees has unanimously elected two new members: former three-term Pennsylvania congressman Jason Altmire and educational consultant Cynthia Chomiak, a 1983 alumna, both effective Jan. 30, 2015.
“These are two extremely strong additions to our Board, and we …Read More »
PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi honored with first JU Presidential Global Citizen Award
PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Indra K. Nooyi received the inaugural Jacksonville University Presidential Global Citizen Award Nov. 13, recognizing one of the world’s most powerful business leaders for her commitment to bettering society and improving the planet.
Before an …Read More »
Juvenile Justice is topic of JU Public Policy Institute Forum Nov. 20
Presentations on Florida juvenile justice policy, including juvenile crime, direct filing, civic citations, drug court and the Jacksonville Journey will be discussed Nov. 20 by top local names in the legal system and law enforcement at a JU Public Policy …Read More »