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Master of Science in Leadership and Learning adds Student Affairs concentration

As demand grows for post-secondary education administrators, so too does the need for programs to train and prepare them. 

That’s why Dr. Stephanie James, associate professor of educational leadership, launched a new concentration of the Master of Science in Leadership …

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A Sun-Kissed Faculty Celebration

Each year, Jacksonville University faculty members recognize their colleagues who excel in four areas: community service; university service; scholarship and professional activities; and teaching. A selection committee determines a winner for each of the four categories and announces their pick …

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Phin Comm students create award-winning campaign for local nonprofit

Just about everyone wants to make a difference in their communities. 

For some, this comes in the form of fostering shelter dogs; for others, they donate to local soup kitchens. But what about public relations? 

This past year, Associate Professor …

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JU mourns tragic loss of women’s soccer student-athlete

The Jacksonville University campus community is mourning the loss of Stephanie Davis, a freshman and women’s soccer student-athlete, who tragically passed away over the weekend. 

“We are extraordinarily saddened to share the news of the tragic passing of Stephanie Davis …

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River Life: Why worms swarmed the St. Johns

Worms. Who knew that worms could create such a discussion when they suddenly appeared in the St. Johns River last month. But that was the case a few weeks ago, when my friend Jeff Lageman, former Jaguar outstanding defensive end …

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World renowned poet Erin Belieu makes trip to campus

The 2022 Walter Visiting Writer Erin Belieu treated an audience of students and faculty to an evening of laughter, contemplation, and joy as she read selections of her published poetry, took questions and signed books. 

Each year the Department of …

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Princeton Review, CEO Magazine lists feature JU programs

Jacksonville University programs in business and nursing have again landed on three prestigious lists from the Princeton Review and CEO Magazine, ranking them amongst the best programs of their kind. 

The Davis College of Business appeared on both lists. CEO …

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First-generation college student on his way to becoming a doctor

Antonio Espinoza ‘21 didn’t stop at being the first in his family to graduate college. Less than a year later, he was also accepted to medical school, taking the first step toward his dream of becoming a physician. 

So far, …

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JU the perfect place to take flight for senior Joseph Elias

From the time he was a baby, senior Joseph Elias has been taking flights across the world. At 21, he’s probably logged more miles than some people will in a lifetime. 

Elias was born in Lebanon, grew up in Africa …

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