Quoting Nelson Mandela and Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and with references to Spider-Man, Drake, Clash of Clans, Star Wars, Adele and others, Florida Sen. Aaron Bean urged Jacksonville University graduates Saturday, April 29, to harness their “superpowers” to take …Read More »
Student and Campus Life
Florida Sen. Aaron Bean ’89 to be awarded honorary doctorate, deliver keynote address at Commencement April 29
Florida Sen. Aaron Bean, a 1989 graduate of Jacksonville University, will deliver keynote remarks to nearly 900 graduating students as JU celebrates its Spring Commencement Saturday, April 29, under the oak canopy of its Science Green.
Sen. Bean was first …Read More »
High School and Collegiate Concerto Competition winners perform April 23 with First Coast Wind Symphony
The Jacksonville University Performing Arts Series will present the First Coast Wind Symphony featuring winners of the 2017 Concerto Competition for High School and Collegiate Musicians at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, in Terry Concert Hall. The concert is free …Read More »
Just three days shy of Giorno della Liberazione – Italian Liberation Day — the Jacksonville University Orchestra finishes up the 2016-17 season April 22 with a free evening of music for the community featuring an Italian flare.
The program, called …Read More »
‘Flexing our considerable muscle’: JU gives Arlington its all with its most impressive Charter Day of Service to date
On “the most important, exhilarating and vibrant single day of community service in its history,” as JU President Tim Cost put it, the diverse family that is Jacksonville University put the surrounding Arlington area in its embrace as never before …Read More »
Purple Heart-designated spaces one more way JU works to make sure its veterans are ‘set up for success’
Special parking spaces set aside just for Purple Heart veterans may seem like a modest gesture to some, but to Kinesiology major Sean Karpf, it means “more than you’ll ever know.”
For Karpf, who lost his left leg below the …Read More »
By Sheri Webber
“I’m with Audrey.” That was what the t-shirts and campaign signs stated, and it’s something people still say six years after Audrey McKibbin Moran’s run for mayor in Jacksonville.
In the decades leading to that memorable 2011 …Read More »
For veterans, moral injury – described as a deep sense of transgression and feelings of shame, grief and meaninglessness from a violation of core moral beliefs – is a topic not easily addressed.
However, on April 6, this signature wound …Read More »