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Double Lives: 6 Professors Making a Difference On & Off Campus

By Carley Stickney

Professors at Jacksonville University (JU) are using their time away from the classroom to fight for improved educational opportunities, impact the community and world around them, and continue their own education. Meet six JU professors that, not

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Successful Conclusion of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

“There is a revolution going on at Jacksonville University,” said Melanie Cost Young, “and you are the avant-garde.”

The ASPIRE Campaign Celebration on September 25 honoring leadership donors and volunteers featured students from across the University and project collaborations that …

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Selfless Service to Students: Chuck and Cami Wodehouse

He was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, in the same hospital as Bruce Springsteen. Not only that, he attended the same high school as another rock-and-roller, Huey Lewis. Laughing, he said, “Other than my beautiful wife, those are my

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Pride in Giving: A Conversation with Cynthia Barquist Chomiak ’83 and H. Martin Chomiak ’81/’84

Lifelong volunteers and philanthropists, Cynthia “Cindy” ’83 and H. Martin “Marty” Chomiak ’81/’84 know the tremendous impact one small contribution can make. Having spent their lives living around the country and the world, the Chomiaks have remained steadfast to the

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5 ASPIRE Investment Projects that Show Us the Future of Jacksonville University

From its 2012 inception, the comprehensive ASPIRE Campaign set out to be the largest, boldest fundraising venture in the history of Jacksonville University. Now, six years later, that challenge has been met. Thousands of investors believed so much in this

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The New Face of Philanthropy: Matt ’01 and Alexis Kane ’02

“The connections to JU run deep,” said Jacksonville University alumnus Matthew “Matt” R. Kane ’01. Although he recently completed his 2009-2018 term as a Board of Trustees member, Matt remains at the center of a new philanthropic efforts fueling the

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Through the Lens of Progress: An Interview with President Tim Cost ’81

The amount of progress created on the Jacksonville University campus over the past five years has accrued at a rate that should leave those watching breathless about future possibilities.

Cultivating a private university in a vibrant city, located in one

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University Celebrates $6 Million Unrestricted Gift: The Swisher Legacy Lives On

Jacksonville University (JU) is pleased to announce it has received a $6 million unrestricted gift from The Carl S. Swisher Foundation.

“At this time of exciting progress at our University, we are extremely grateful to receive this transformational gift,” said …

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Remembering Beloved Professor of Biology Dr. Ted T. Allen

Professor Emeritus of Biology Dr. Ted Tipton Allen passed away peacefully on Mon., Sept. 3, after a short but hard-fought illness. A 47-year veteran of Jacksonville University (JU), Dr. Allen is fondly remembered.

Born March 22, 1932, in McKenzie, Tennessee, …

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