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Jacksonville University: Committed to Veteran Students

On Nov. 11, the United States will celebrate Veteran’s Day. Originally called Armistice Day, the holiday began in 1919, exactly one year after the armistice between Germany and the Allied Forces of World War I. The agreement called for an …

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10 Dolphins named 2020 Alumni of Distinction

Each year during Homecoming & Family Weekend, Jacksonville University announces a new class of Distinguished Alumni award recipients.

“We received a record number of nominations this year for our most prestigious alumni awards, and we are proud to announce this …

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NROTC program succeeds in attracting elite students

When the Jacksonville University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program welcomes its 50th anniversary class this fall, an impressive 30 of its 43 members will be National Scholarship recipients. 

Given that Jacksonville University competes for NROTC students with at …

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Junior physics major in NROTC chosen for submarine program

Vanessa Rodriguez in uniform

Since she was young, junior physics major Vanessa Rodriguez has wanted to join the US Navy. Her father served in the Navy for 23 years. That’s why Vanessa developed a fascination with ships.

Last year, the Naval Reserve Officer Training …

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Seven NROTC midshipmen receive military commissions

US Navy Vice Admiral Mary Jackson was the honored speaker when eight midshipmen received their Navy and Marine Corps commissions at the Jacksonville University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Fall 2019 Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Terry …

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Never Quit: Discovering how my successful struggle is beginning to pay academic dividends

Stephen Eager Never Quit Blog

This is the first installment of “Never Quit,” a blog by Stephen Eager, a student-veteran enrolled at the Public Policy Institute, who recently earned his Bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville University. Stephen is currently studying to obtain a Master’s in Public

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University to honor seven Dolphins for their service as Alumni of Distinction

Class of 2019 Distinguished Alumni

Jacksonville University will honor seven alumni with different professional backgrounds who have one important characteristic in common: Service.

“These individuals demonstrate the highest level of character in their professional accomplishments, community and philanthropic efforts and continued support of this University,” …

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