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Upward Bound summer program ends with trip to Florida Olympics

Jacksonville University Upward Bound students recently seized the chance to practice leadership, sportsmanship and teamwork skills, all while winning gold medals in a friendly competitive environment.???????????????????????????????

Activities at the 45th annual Florida Upward Bound Olympics offered positive recreational, social, …

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Dr. Matrecia James, MBA Students Travel to Japan

MBA Students with Waseda U Students

Dr. Matrecia James, Associate Dean, traveled with her MBA class to Japan for a week of business, university and sightseeing adventures. Along with Dean Don Capener and Executive Advisory Board member Mary Kiefert, seven MBA students accompanied James for a …

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Germany bound: Student is first in MBA program to study abroad

This fall, graduate student Daniel Pruitt ’14 will become the first in Jacksonville University’s MBA program to attend a semester abroad. The aviation operations major will travel to The European Business School (EBS) Business School in Frankfurt, Germany where he …

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Legendary JU mascot Nellie dies at age 61

Nellie the dolphin, the beloved Jacksonville University mascot, former TV star and water-show performer who charmed generations of young and old alike while raising awareness of marine life, has died.

At 61 the oldest dolphin in human care, she was …

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Top honors for JU students at Florida AP Broadcast Awards

Marking nine years of top statewide awards for JU Broadcast Communications students, Sarah Mecklenburg and Hayley Muley recently took home honors in two categories at the 2014 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters college awards in Orlando.

December 2013 graduate Mecklenburg took …

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THE COST BENEFITS: A PRESIDENTIAL PROFILE — New JU President Tim Cost turns heads with plans for more student success, higher growth

Try to capture Tim Cost’s attention with the old locker-room adage “There’s No ‘I’ in ‘Team’,” and you’re getting close to the strike zone.

How about “There’s No ‘I’ in ‘Students’ ”?

Now you’ve hurled one right down the pipe.…

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