What a year it has been. Back-to-back hurricanes in 2016 and 2017 leave us hoping for a quiet and uneventful 2018 — at least as far as meteorological events go. But if the past is any indication of the future, …Read More »
President Dwight Eisenhower, former pro golfer Al Geiberger, former all-pro Green Bay Packer Jerry Kramer, the late U.S. Speaker of the House Thomas “Tip” O’Neill and Olympic gold medalist and pro golfer Babe Zaharias all had something in common — …Read More »
More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students were recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, joining an elite national group whose members have served in the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court; won Nobel and Pulitzer …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Sheet music giant Carl Fischer publishes long-lost Howard Hanson piano treasure unearthed and edited by JU’s Dr. Scott Watkins
Worldwide sheet music publisher Carl Fischer Music now has a long-lost composition in its cache by award-winning American classical composer and music educator Howard Hanson, thanks to the “Indiana Jones”-type discovery and scholarly research of Dr. Scott Watkins, JU Associate …Read More »
Dr. Erica Kines and Nursing students double underserved patient care at Community Health Outreach using innovative $50,000 training grant
More than twice as many underserved patients are getting primary care — and with a week’s wait time instead of a month — as a result of a flourishing year-long partnership between Jacksonville University’s Keigwin School of Nursing and the …Read More »
JU becomes Florida’s first private university to take ACHA “Healthy Campus Pledge” and join prized national network
Jacksonville University has become the first private higher education institution in Florida to commit to the goals of the American College Health Association’s “Healthy Campus Pledge” and is now part of an exclusive network of official Healthy Campus 2020 Partners.…Read More »
A new 20,000-square-foot, $2.5 million “Jacksonville University Boys & Girls Club” on Justina Terrace near campus will be among the vanguard of the nonprofit’s facilities when it opens in 2019, on land owned by the University.
The collaboration with Boys …Read More »