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UPDATE: More School of Aviation students now eligible for important certification after FAA grants JU petition

IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS STORY WAS FIRST FILED: Originally, graduates of the JU School of Aviation beginning last year could be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time. This did not cover

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Coping with moral injury: The signature wound of a generation of veterans

For veterans, moral injury – described as a deep sense of transgression and feelings of shame, grief and meaninglessness from a violation of core moral beliefs – is a topic not easily addressed.

However, on April 6, this signature wound …

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Purple Heart parking space dedication Monday to feature Wounded Warrior and JU student veteran Sean Karpf

To pay tribute to its active-duty and veteran students who are recipients of the Purple Heart medal and who made great sacrifices to ensure U.S. citizens’ freedoms, Jacksonville University is dedicating two parking spots on campus in collaboration with the …

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Student Veterans of America Cookout draws in JU community

I would like to thank our JU students, faculty, staff and alumni for the tremendous turnout at the Student Veterans of America Cookout this past Wednesday. The SVA team was pleasantly surprised by the attendance. The purpose was to help …

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JU a top “Best for Vets College” on prestigious Military Times list

Jacksonville University has been selected among the top schools on the Military Times “Best for Vets Colleges 2017” list, the most prestigious of such designations.

best-for-vets-colleges-logoThe eighth annual rankings are based on results of Military Times’ comprehensive school-by-school survey of …

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Senior VP Michael Fleming honored with Kevin F. Delaney Hall of Fame Award

For his positive impact on the Jacksonville community, Brigadier General (ret) Mike Fleming, Senior Vice President for University Relations and Development, is this year’s winner of the Kevin F. Delaney Hall of Fame Award presented by the JAX Chamber.

Fleming …

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