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2022 Presidential Global Citizen Award presented to Mayo Clinic President & CEO Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.

President Tim Cost presented the University’s fourth Presidential Global Citizen Award to Mayo Clinic President and CEO Gianrico Farrugia, M.D in an award ceremony March 3 at the Jacksonville University campus. 

The award goes to an extraordinary, visionary leader whose impact …

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River Life: You can make a big difference in health of our environment

The St. Johns River is the acknowledged heart of northeast Florida, essential to both our environment and our economy. Efforts to maintain it in as a clean and productive waterway are generally understood as being both appropriate and necessary. So …

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JU to celebrate Women’s History Month 2022

Throughout the month of March, Jacksonville University will observe Women’s History Month with a full schedule of events designed to discuss, connect and celebrate women. The month-long celebration culminates with Jacksonville University’s own Woman of the Year Award ceremony, where …

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Jacksonville University Launches College of Law at its Downtown Location

Jacksonville University, northeast Florida’s preeminent private university, announced plans today to establish a College of Law in downtown Jacksonville, supported by private funding and a $5 million commitment of public investment from Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry.

As the state’s first …

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Renowned oceanographer helps JU student solve years-long search for grandfather

It’s not every day that Jacksonville University is able to help solve a decades-old mystery that unfolded thousands of feet below the sea, but Jacksonville University graduate student Mackenzie Horton has been hard at work uncovering the fate of the …

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Jacksonville University to offer Practical Nurse (PN) certification

In an effort to meet the growing need for nursing staff in local healthcare systems, Jacksonville University announced it is adding another pathway into the nursing profession with its one-year Practical Nurse program, offered in partnership with Baptist Health and …

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Students share their influential figures from Black history

Ever since February 1969, the United States has celebrated Black History Month to commemorate the triumphs and hardships of Black Americans throughout time. It is a time of reflection, learning and honoring individuals—and events—that often get left out of discussions …

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Adding up the issues: PPI students draft economic policy in Florida

Florida’s different, we all know that.

In fact, that might be our only consensus. Being America’s perennial swing-state means that we’re rooted in political discourse. We’re an involved people, with many perceptions about current issues, and how to solve them. …

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Black History Month: How the Black community can maintain mental health in a pandemic

Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Dr. Michelle Mitchell will speak Feb. 22 as part of Jacksonville University’s Black History Month’s “Diversity & Discussion” speaker series. 

Her speech titled “Losing it! Mental Health and Pandemic Related Stress Among the

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Deep Dive: Employee needs are changing and organizations must follow

In the midst of what some have coined “the great resignation,” companies are rushing to offer benefits that match the needs and desires of this new, empowered workforce—a workforce where a significant number are willing to resign without an alternative …

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