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Civitan Club of Jacksonville endows $28,600 scholarship fund to Jacksonville University

By Kevin Hogencamp/Jacksonville University

Seventy years ago, the Civitan Club of Jacksonville raised $20,000 to buy property to move Jacksonville Junior College – which later would become Jacksonville University – from downtown to Riverside. Then, the club immediately raised another …

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JU’s Quinton White: More people in water means more shark bites

A recent shark bite in the Atlantic Ocean off Jacksonville Beach has people talking — but it shouldn’t be surprising, says Dr. Quinton White, the Jacksonville University Marine Science Research Institute executive director.

“The more people that are in the

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JU’s Tommy Harrison, Pete Mosely to perform Friday, June 28 at Freebird Live

Jacksonville University Division of Music Chair Tommy Harrison’s instrumental rock band, the Tommy Harrison Group, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, at Freebird Live in Jacksonville Beach.

In addition to Harrison on guitar, the band includes bass player

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Youths kept on pointe during JU’s two-week Summer Dance Intensive camp

By Chelsea Wiggs

JU Communications Major

Jacksonville University welcomed youth dancers this month to its two-week Summer Dance Intensive, a unique opportunity for pre-professional and intermediate/advanced students to train with professionals to learn what it takes to stay on pointe.

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Folio Weekly: JU researcher Gerry Pinto, others oppose removing manatees from endangered species list

Count Jacksonville University research scientist Gerry Pinto among the marine experts who oppose “down-listing” manatees from endangered to threatened species as a result of the manatee population increasing in recent years.

“Pinto said it wouldn’t be prudent to down-list the

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Bowser leaving JU to become Sodexo’s GM at Lynn University

Sodexo Area Executive Chef Brian Bowser is leaving his Jacksonville University post to become Sodexo’s general manager at Lynn University in Baca Raton, Fla.

Bowser’s last day on the job at JU is June 28; he has been Sodexo’s executive …

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