For more than four decades, the Jacksonville University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps has been among the largest and most active student affinity groups on campus. The program also is a perennial leader-producing machine: more than 1,500 Dolphins have advanced …Read More »
1926 – The U.S. Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Program is founded to provide “a broad base of citizens knowledgeable in the arts and sciences of Naval Warfare.” Six NROTC units are established, at the University of California at …Read More »
Jacksonville University is the first higher education institution in the U.S. to partner with the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation in awarding scholarships to students whose veteran parents died in the line of duty.
As part of the agreement, JU …Read More »
JU was one of only nine institutions to receive an Health and Human Services (HHS) grant, and it is one of the largest it has won in the past half-decade. The funding is part of the Veterans’ Bachelor of Science …Read More »
Meet Ceyda Bridger.
Year and major: Sophomore/Biology
Branch/Rank: U.S. Marine Corps/E-4
Service: 3½ years, previously stationed at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Tell us about your service experience. I started off in …Read More »
Meet Kendeldrick Broaden.
Year and major: Freshman/Sociology
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
Branch/Rank: U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman/E4
Service: 4 years of service, one enlistment, GPS Satellite Engineer/Evaluator
Tell us about your service experience. …Read More »
Meet Mitchell B. Brockett.
Year and major: Senior/Business Administration
Branch/Rank: U.S. Navy/E-9
Service: 25 years, seven ships, seven Middle East tours, last USS Enterprise Admiral’s Staff. Served as Leading CPO, CMC, …Read More »
Meet Nevardo Cayemitte.
Year and major: Senior/International Business
Home country: Haiti
Branch/Rank: U.S. Army, SPC
Service: 4 years, Iraq, twice
Tell us about your service experience. After high school I wanted to …Read More »
Meet Theodore Chancellor.
Year and major: Senior/Aviation Management
Hometown: McCook, Neb.
Branch/Rank: U.S. Navy/AE3 (AW)
Service: Presidential Honor Guard, Washington, D.C.; HSL-48, Mayport, Fla.; VP-62, Jacksonville, Fla. (8 years); one sea tour in …Read More »