Ten students, two classes. Two semesters, one idea. One campaign, one Golden Image Award, several life lessons. In Jacksonville University’s Department of Communication where students pair classwork with real-life experience in award-winning practicums like Phin Communications, a student-run public …Read More »
Student and Campus Life
Shooting team celebrates 10 years of championships and shaping leaders
After 10 years, things haven’t changed much for the Jacksonville University Sporting Clays, Skeet, and Trap (JUSST) shooting team. They went undefeated between their inception and winning the national championship the first time they attended the Association of College Unions …Read More »
San Francisco artist chosen to create artwork for ‘turbo’ roundabout
Jacksonville University and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville have chosen internationally renowned artist Shan Shan Sheng of San Francisco to create the large-scale artwork for the new “turbo” roundabout scheduled for construction at the University’s main entrance.
The City …Read More »
Six Time Management Tips for Freshmen
Often, we keep piling small tasks on our schedules until items start tumbling off unfinished by their deadline.
Before you know it, you bail on your day at noon, head to your room, transform into a human burrito and binge …Read More »
JU mentors, culture, aid attract student-veterans
Academics, financial aid, career counseling, healthy living, healthcare. At Jacksonville University, student-veterans help one another with just about everything.
They lived that life in the military. They live it on campus. Many say the camaraderie and cooperation are reasons why …Read More »
JU achieves highest-ever Best Colleges ranking
Jacksonville University achieved its highest ranking in school history in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges Rankings, jumping nearly 30 spots to place 28th among 136 schools in the Regional Universities South category.
Jacksonville University also improved its …Read More »
Future Fest Welcomes JU Community to New Academic Year
From the electro-acoustic music performed by Jacksonville University faculty and students to interactive art installations accompanied by plenty of food and drink JU welcomed the new academic year with its very first Future Fest on Thursday, Aug. 29, at River …Read More »
Dorian causes minimal damage to campus
Story updated on Sept. 5.
Hurricane Dorian caused minimal damage to the Jacksonville University campus, which reopened to welcome back students on Thursday, Sept. 5.
The Facilities Team cleaned up debris, removed downed trees and completed small repairs on Thursday. …Read More »
Dolphin sculpture gives damaged tree new life
In 2017, Hurricane Irma ended the life of a more than 150-year-old oak tree just beyond the patio of River House. Two years later, Chad Gainey is using his chainsaws to resurrect the tree’s dead stump.
Gainey, a Husqvarna global …Read More »
Four reasons to drop by Future Fest
Kick off the 2019-20 academic year with a visit to the future: Future Fest at River House, that is.
Everyone is invited — students, faculty and staff — to celebrate the start of a new semester at the River House …Read More »