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JU holds free “App-Bots” workshop to attract girls to computing science

Jacksonville University recently held the second grant-funded, free workshop to attract high school girls to computer science, with participants taking a crack at creating smart-phone apps and building remote-controlled robots.

The “App-Bots” workshop, held this year April 6, is organized …

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Annual Communications Banquet honors students, faculty

From The Navigator

Eight communication and media students were honored Thursday, April 11, at the 29th annual Communication Honors Dinner and Media Showcase, with seniors Misha Irfan, Adrian Ruble and Sarah Mecklenburg named Communication Students of the Year. 

Fifty …

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Congratulations to April JU Employee of the Month Marisol Preston





     Congratulations to Jacksonville University’s April employee of the month, Marisol Preston.

Preston is the senior assistant director of admissions; she has worked at JU for nearly two years.

Admissions receptionist Rosa Gyuris said in her nomination of Preston that Preston

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In their faces: JU’s Demps, Chambers get creamed with pies for Delta Sigma Theta charity (WITH VIDEO & PHOTOS)







Jacksonville University’s Delta Sigma Theta sorority culminated its “Pie a Faculty Member” fundraiser for Clara White Mission in Jacksonville on Wednesday, April 17 outside of Kinne University Center.

JU President Tim Cost participated, while

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She’s a star! JU alum, teacher Brenda Davis spotlighted by Duval County Public Schools

Jacksonville University alumna Brenda Davis (bachelor of arts in elementary education, 2003) is spotlighted on the Duval County Public Schools website as a “Duval Star,” a feature that celebrates “the hard work, dedication and uniqueness of students, teachers and administrators

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Trailblazing JU Pre-Law Society caps successful first year





















By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

The Jacksonville University Pre-Law Society culminated its first year with a luncheon Tuesday, April 16 honoring …

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JU math professor, popular tutor Dr. Peter Ryan honored at retirement celebration

Surrounded by faculty colleagues, staff, fellow tutors and supervisors, Dr. Peter Ryan, JU Associate Professor of Mathematics, was honored this week at an informal retirement gathering at Swisher Library for his 35 years’ service to the University. 

“He brought such …

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