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Jaguars Foundation $10,000 grant funds scholarships for Davis Aviation Center student veterans’ flight fees

A $10,000 grant award announced by the Jaguars Foundation furthers the Jacksonville University Davis Aviation Center’s role as a premier flight-training program in the region by providing scholarships to eligible veterans seeking to obtain their initial pilot license. DSC_1179

The program …

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Marci Robles named Men’s Rowing head coach

In August, Jacksonville University made headlines when it named Marci Robles its new Men’s Rowing head coach. Robles comes to JU having spent the previous five years in Gonzaga and Georgetown.

“Marci Robles is a superstar among her peers,” said …

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Largest JU student group formed by Aviation Management major

National Society for Leadership and Success Meeting

Jacksonville University encourages its students to be proactive.  One areas of focus of the Davis College of Business is leadership development. Last year Aviation Management student Robert Dougherty, from Houston, Texas, approached the Dean of the Davis College of Business …

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FIT LIFE: Want to get in shape? Get a dog

There are many reasons almost 40 percent of U.S. households own a dog. Dogs provide constant companionship, give us unconditional love, make us happy and less stressed, teach responsibility to kids (and adults), and provide safety and entertainment. And caring …

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Risky Business: Adolescent Sexual Behavior and HPV

Dr. Christine Sapienza of Jacksonville University and Dr. Bari Hoffman Ruddy of the University of Central Florida were recent community discussion leaders at TEDxJacksonville’s salon on community health. In this online article published originally by Metro Jacksonville, they discuss

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Upward Bound summer program ends with trip to Florida Olympics

Jacksonville University Upward Bound students recently seized the chance to practice leadership, sportsmanship and teamwork skills, all while winning gold medals in a friendly competitive environment.???????????????????????????????

Activities at the 45th annual Florida Upward Bound Olympics offered positive recreational, social, …

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Aviation Management Alumna Takes Position at New Regional Airport

Photo of Kelly Jeanfavre

Photo of Kelly JeanfavreGrowing success with Jacksonville University students in the Davis Aviation Center has been a common practice. From students interning with international airlines to others who are getting their feet wet in the airline industry, JU students have been soaring to …

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19-Time ‘Coach of the Year’ Grigg inks contract extension

The most successful track & field coach in Atlantic Sun history is sure to call Jacksonville University home for several more years as Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Ron Grigg was signed to a five-year contract extension.

“I am …

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Class of 2012 alumnus lands Costa Rican research position

Alumnus Lucas Meers, ‘12, is on a two and a half month journey with the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s field station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica; known as the birthplace of sea turtle conservation. Meers is one of only seven research assistants

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Seventh annual St. Johns River Report finds cause for optimism, concern

The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …

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