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A Birthday Surprise for Chairman of the Board Jamie Shelton

Jordan Mincy (left), Jamie Shelton (middle), Alex Ricker-Gilbert (right)

Jamie Shelton had no idea what was in store for him on his birthday this year. Based on previous birthdays the Jacksonville University trustee and chairman of the board could have easily anticipated a few presents, perhaps a fun evening …

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Speech-Language Pathology: A Program on the Rise

Speech-language pathology students visit Landon Middle School (pre-COVID) in Duval County, Fla.

A king who stammers? That simply can’t be. How can he possibly be taken seriously? How can he lead?

These were the sentiments at the time of King George VI as portrayed in “The Kings Speech.” It took the dedication …

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Kinne Legacy Exhibition to Open at Alexander Brest Gallery

Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne Smiling while sitting on a couch

When Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne first set foot on the campus of Jacksonville University, no one knew the changes that would follow, the impact she would have, the legacy she would leave, and yet, she shaped the future of this …

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Charter Day 2021 Benefits Feeding Northeast Florida

Photo of Student pulling Weeds

“We believe we exist to help others.” These words, spoken by Jacksonville University President Tim Cost, are the heart, soul and purpose of the university’s Charter Day festivities. Charter Day, which commemorates the signing of the university’s charter on April …

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UpSkill Institute: A Modern Educational Model

Feature Image of student working at a computer

According to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor, in the early months of the pandemic, the nation’s unemployment rate reached its highest level since the Great Depression, skyrocketing to 14.7 percent in April of 2020, more than tripling …

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Jacksonville University Celebrates Most Successful Collective Giving Campaign

Feature Image: Dolphin Dash Logo

Jacksonville University is celebrating the success of Dolphin Dash, its annual giving challenge. Last week, in just five days, from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, 6,397 Dolphins from around the world came together to Give Forward and invest more than $2,400,000

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