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Study Abroad Restarts with Coconut Olympics

Photo of Study Abroad students at the airport

This year, as athletes around the world train for gold medals in Tokyo, a new competition has emerged. Originating on the five-acre island of Tobacco Caye in the middle of the Belize Barrier Reef, the Coconut Olympics has left its …

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Reimagining the Organization

Exterior photo of the Davis College of Business

Habits are hard to break. This adage is especially true when it comes to long-ingrained patterns of behavior in organizations sustained by thousands of people over a period of decades.

Enter the COVID-19 pandemic. Very few events over the course …

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A Birthday Surprise for Chairman of the Board Jamie Shelton

Jordan Mincy (left), Jamie Shelton (middle), Alex Ricker-Gilbert (right)

Jamie Shelton had no idea what was in store for him on his birthday this year. Based on previous birthdays the Jacksonville University trustee and chairman of the board could have easily anticipated a few presents, perhaps a fun evening …

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Dolphin Alumni Compete for Tokyo Olympics

Jacksonville University Track & Field athletes compete in the Olympic trials.

This summer Jacksonville University’s Track and Field team is enjoying a runner’s high as it proudly sends off two of its alumni to the Olympic Track and Field Trials, Adja Sackor and Michelle Howell. The trials are taking place June …

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Congratulations to Our Employee Graduates

Bronze Dolphin Dressed for Graduation

Jacksonville University employees receive a number of benefits, one of the most coveted being the opportunity to continue their education. More than 40 employees graduated with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees during the 2020-2021 school year. These Dolphins have forged …

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Marking Purpose Through Policy: Javon Knight’s Story

Headshot of Javon Knight on feature image background

Within the four colleges and three institutes of Jacksonville University are tomorrow’s leaders, students who hope to better their communities and perhaps change the world around them. Alumnus Javon Knight was one of these students. Knight received his Master in

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