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Newly Elected to ASHA Advisory Council, JU’s Dr. Edge Lobbies on the Hill

By Sheri Webber

Federal funding for educating students with disabilities was introduced by lawmakers late last month. Thanks to the efforts of special education advocates, additional funding for children in need of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing therapy may soon become a …

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Gen Z Talks at Mayport NAS Launches Positive Ripple Effect

By Mike Mitchell, USN (RET), Director of Military and Veterans Resource Center

The Mayport Naval Station and the Jacksonville University (JU) School of Education found some engaging common ground over the winter break. Southeast Regional Command Master Chief Bill Houlihan …

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Nine Years After His Death, King of Pop Impacts JU Vocalist

By Sheri Webber

It’s the summer of 1984. The crowds in Jacksonville totaled 45,000 during Michael Jackson’s Victory Tour. Jacksonville University (JU) freshman Cyriac Adjevi-Neglokpe missed that concert. He hadn’t been born yet.

Picture the moment. Thirty-four years ago. …

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HEALTHY LIFE: Why Children Act This Way

By Sandra Brown, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, BCBA

Nursed to Health, a recurring feature in The Florida Times-Union, has a new name—Healthy Life. Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty discuss symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments based on

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JU in Italy: Welcome to Sant’Anna

By Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette

Spanning three centuries, the Sant’Anna Institute has stood as a source of learning, light, and leadership for the Sorrento community in the Campagna region of southern Italy. Located high above the Bay of Naples, jetting out …

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A Little Love from JU Alum & Muralist Chris Sweeney

By Sheri Webber

Sat., Sept. 8, Christopher Sweeney (’13) adds his personal touch to Jacksonville University (JU) in a big way. The weekend project centers on JU’s Founders Building, an original and historical structure on campus, and involves Sweeney’s unique …

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From Our Home to Yours: Reflections from the Cost Family

By Sheri Webber

As Jacksonville University welcomes families from all across the nation, around the globe, and from right here in Northeast Florida, memories will be made and stories will be told. Homecoming and Family Weekend are times to celebrate, …

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