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Military Times Names JU “Best for Vets College” Third Consecutive Year

By Kiana Blaylock

Jacksonville University has been selected among the top four-year schools in the U.S. on the Military Times “Best Vets Colleges 2019” list for a third consecutive year.

Military Times reviews colleges and ranks them in the areas …

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The Bell Tolls in Honor of the USS SHANGRI-LA and Her Heroes

Veterans of USS SHANGRI-LA have adopted Jacksonville University NROTC in support of their shared mission to develop leaders. On the morning of Oct. 4, more than 200 veterans, guests, and Midshipmen conducted the 36th Annual USS Shangri-La (CV-38) Reunion and …

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Count the Brave: Student Veteran Reflects on Sorrento Study Abroad

“March along, sing our song, with the Army of the free,
Count the brave, count the true, who have fought to victory,
We’re the Army and proud of our name…” ~ from U.S. Army Anthem “The Army Goes Rolling Along”

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JU Hosts JBJ Building on Veterans Panel

Thursday, May 31, Jacksonville University hosted the Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ) 2018 Building on Veterans Panel Discussion in the Davis College of Business, with attendees from Jacksonville’s business and nonprofit sector, as well as JU students, faculty, and administration. Retired …

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Senior Misha Chalkley becomes first female JU NROTC Midshipman to earn elite Submarine Warfare Officer assignment

It won’t be long before senior Misha Chalkley is submersed in all things nuclear as the first female JU NROTC Midshipman to earn a highly competitive post as a U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer.

Of 67 NROTC units with applicants …

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Flight Team lands prestigious “Spirit of Excellence Award” at regional Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference

The Flight Team is back from Auburn, Ala., after going head-to-head with some of the nation’s top flight programs in the Region IX National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON).

Competing schools this year included Auburn …

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