IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS STORY WAS FIRST FILED: Originally, graduates of the JU School of Aviation beginning last year could be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time. This did not cover …Read More »
Student and Campus Life
Students now able to learn at the epicenter of region’s activity as JU Downtown officially opens
Closing a loop some 80 years in the making, JU Downtown is officially open for business, bringing Jacksonville University programs and faculty back to the epicenter of the city for the first time since the University’s beginnings in 1934.
JU …Read More »
Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard receives inaugural Marine Science Pioneer Award from JU
“I view Earth as a living creature, because it responds as a living creature. And what you are seeing right now is the Earth responding to us. And it is very angry.”
— Dr. Robert D. Ballard
Renowned oceanographer and …Read More »
Bell originally made for famous WWII ship finds new life at NROTC Unit after found rusting in field
The University’s NROTC Unit is now home to the bell originally slated to ring on the deck of the famed World War II aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La (CV-38), but damaged in a fire and later found rusting in a farmer’s …Read More »
Performing Arts Series offers array of dazzling talent for campus, community
The College of Fine Arts has again assembled a superlative program of arts for this academic year, with many of the events and exhibits free to campus and the community. Below are messages from President Tim Cost and Fine Arts …Read More »
Newly named Alfred I. duPont Plaza study space celebrates acclaimed philanthropist, nursing scholarship fund
Jacksonville University is celebrating its new Alfred I. duPont Endowed Nursing Scholarship Fund and honoring Alfred I. duPont’s commitment to education by naming one of its most prominent study spaces for the legendary industrialist and philanthropist.
The Alfred I. duPont …Read More »
From Our Home to Yours: Reflections from the Cost Family
By Sheri Webber
As Jacksonville University welcomes families from all across the nation, around the globe, and from right here in Northeast Florida, memories will be made and stories will be told. Homecoming and Family Weekend are times to celebrate, …Read More »
Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard to discuss deep sea exploration at JU Oct. 10
The iconic discoverer of the legendary and fated sea liner Titanic will talk about the state of deep-sea exploration on campus next week.
Dr. Robert D. Ballard will speak Tuesday, Oct. 10, to kick off the Marine Science Research Institute’s …Read More »
“Unique bond” drives 100% license exam pass rate at Keigwin School of Nursing
The Keigwin School of Nursing has a history of stellar national license exam pass rates, but as with any organization experiencing rapid expansion, leaders of the undergraduate nursing program knew that fast growth can sometimes bring fast-growing challenges.
To ensure …Read More »
Masterwork “Third Symphony” by James Barnes featured at Performing Arts Series concert Oct. 14
American composer James Barnes’ monumental “Third Symphony,” specifically chosen to highlight the fresh acoustics of the newly renovated Terry Concert Hall at Jacksonville University, will highlight a free joint concert featuring the First Coast Wind Symphony and the JU Wind …Read More »