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Graduates Honored at Multicultural Graduation

Pamela Pacheco Aldana wearing the La Raza stole given to students who identify as Hispanic or Latino

Jacksonville University’s office of student inclusion works hard to foster an environment where all students can feel seen, heard and valued. From intentional programming to passing on opportunities, student inclusion exists so that underrepresented students can reach their potential from …

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Kinne Legacy Exhibition to Open at Alexander Brest Gallery

Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne Smiling while sitting on a couch

When Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne first set foot on the campus of Jacksonville University, no one knew the changes that would follow, the impact she would have, the legacy she would leave, and yet, she shaped the future of this …

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New Look for 2021 Commencement

Image featuring headshots of all four 2021 Commencement Speakers

Jacksonville University is pleased to announce its plans and invited speakers for its 2021 Commencement ceremonies. For the first time in the school’s 87-year history, each of its four colleges will hold its own ceremony. This will allow the university …

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Historic Apollo 11 Flight Offers Important Career Lessons

Apollo 11 on the moon with astronaut jumping

On July 20, 1969, at 10:44 p.m. EDT, Flight Director Gene Kranz gave the “Go” for the moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin undocked the lunar module, named Eagle, and began the powered descent to the moon for the historic …

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Charter Day 2021 Benefits Feeding Northeast Florida

Photo of Student pulling Weeds

“We believe we exist to help others.” These words, spoken by Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, are the heart, soul and purpose of the university’s Charter Day festivities. Charter Day, which commemorates the signing of the university’s charter on April …

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River Life: Artificial Reefs Contribute to Overall Ecology of the St. Johns River

Article Feature Image of an artificial reef

Two artificial reefs were constructed in the St. Johns River in December 2014 by the city of Jacksonville in partnership with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and the Coastal Conservation Association. These river reefs were located south of the Fuller …

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