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 »
Joining the Jacksonville Athletics Hall of Fame at the 12th annual induction ceremony on Nov. 16, 2013, were Frank Barker (Men’s Basketball, 1948-50), Al ‘Rocky’ Rausch (Baseball, 1976-77), Linj Shell (Football, 1999-02), Kristen Negaard O’Brien (Rowing), and John Harrison …Read More »
Public Policy Institute hosts Healthcare Conference
The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion were under the microscope at the recent JU Public Policy Institute Healthcare Policy Conference, a forum that featured industry leaders discussing health care exchanges, spiraling costs, and …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 »
As many as 30 faculty members and students are helping entrepreneurs at CoWork Jax, a downtown business incubator, in an exclusive partnership with the Jacksonville University Davis College of Business.
“The CoWork Jax relationship offers JU students an opportunity to …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 »
Campus-wide improvements signal bigger, bolder things to come
The renaissance at Jacksonville University is picking up the pace as unprecedented opportunities for growth come to fruition. What began as simple cosmetic improvements last year has opened the door for some …Read More »
Jacksonville University bestowed degrees on nearly 400 graduates this past December in the first Fall Commencement presided over by JU President Tim Cost. Dr. Tracy Connors, a retired Navy captain who attended JU from 1957 to 1959 and holds a …Read More »
What is it about the St. Johns River that lets us enjoy it on so many levels? Maybe partly it’s because it’s just simple “water.” Except that water – especially the St. Johns – is anything but simple.
We know …Read More »