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Alumni identified need that Black Alumni Network could fill

Black Alumni Network banner

Recent alumnus Jerail Fennell saw a need and, in keeping with Jacksonville University’s commitment to diversity, suggested that a Black Alumni Network could fill it.

“I wanted to fill a void because JU has a lot of alumni groups, but …

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University Mock Trial Team competes in regional tournament

Mock Trial Team

A team of seven students from Jacksonville University competed in the school’s first American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Florida Regional Tournament recently in Orlando.

Although the team didn’t qualify to move on to the next round of the 2020 AMTA …

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Dr. Barbara Ritter to join University as new Dean of Davis College of Business

Dr. Barbara Ritter

Building upon the strength and long-standing success of its internationally-ranked Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University today announced the selection of the College’s next dean, Dr. Barbara A. Ritter. 

“With more than 20 years of experience teaching and leading in …

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Women’s History Month celebrates Valiant Women of the Vote

Woman's History Month

Women’s History Month highlights the contributions of women in history and contemporary society. In 1911, it started with a day, expanded to a week in 1980, and finally became a month of celebration worldwide in 1988.

Ever since, the celebration …

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Student-athletes achieve highest aggregate GPA in school history

Swisher Gym

Sixty athletes finished the recently completed fall semester with grade point averages (GPA) of 4.0 to lead the Jacksonville University student-athlete cohort of more than 400 athletes to a school-record 3.36 average GPA.

 “An average GPA of above a 3.0

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