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Athletic Director Alex Ricker-Gilbert ups JU’s influence with appointment to NCAA Division I Council

The University’s voice on issues surrounding student athletes across the nation has doubled with the announcement that Athletic Director Alex Ricker-Gilbert is the newest member of the NCAA Division I Council. The council reports directly to the NCAA Division I …

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‘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 …

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Nursing’s Dr. Carla Fry walks on “hallowed grounds” with towering achievement of a Fulbright Scholarship

Dr. Carla Fry, Undergraduate Director of the Nathan M. Bisk Center for Online Learning and Director for the Keigwin School of Nursing’s RN-BSN Program at Jacksonville University, has been awarded a prestigious 2017-18 Fulbright Scholarship to teach and conduct research …

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Charter Week 2017 celebrates JU campus and community April 3-8 with acts of service, ArtWalk, TedX Salon, concert and festivities

Charter Week 2017 (#JUCharterWeek) recognizing the University’s 1934 origins features dozens of events over the coming week of April 3-8, including a food drive and distribution, Day of Service, hip-hop concert for the JU community, a first-ever JU ArtWalk, a …

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Junior McKenzie Bolin, Assistant Dean of Students DaVina Hamilton, Executive Secretary Dolores Starr honored at Women’s History Month celebration

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Jacksonville University recently named its Student of the Year and Woman of the Year, while also bestowing a special Decades of Dedication Award.

With hundreds in attendance at Terry Concert Hall, President Tim Cost …

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Empowerment a key pillar of JU membership in American Association of University Women

With a goal of empowering students by offering key assistance in everything from scholarships to networking opportunities to salary negotiation help, the University has become a partner member of the American Association of University Women.

The influential, 170,000-member organization works …

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Robotics and STEM education get a boost on the First Coast with JU/Renaissance Jax partnership

Renaissance Jax is helping lead the way in inspiring more Northeast Florida students to explore the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, and now its impact will be felt even further with Jacksonville University as its Official Education Partner.…

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Uptick in international students and researchers predicted as campus receives official U.S. Exchange Visitor designation

Jacksonville University is now among a handful of private colleges in Florida to receive official U.S. State Department designation as an Exchange Visitor sponsor.

The approval means that more international short-term students, researchers and professors, including Fulbright Scholars, will be …

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New name, unrivaled excellence in care: Keigwin School of Nursing shines even brighter with $3.3 million in gifts and naming by Beverly and Jack Keigwin

Jacksonville University is home to the newly established Keigwin School of Nursing, thanks to gifts including $3 million from Beverly and Jack Keigwin, the University announced Wednesday. The Keigwins’ donation is the largest in the Nursing school’s 36-year history.

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JU enters world stage of ocean research with ‘OCEARCH at Jacksonville University’ partnership

You can’t change the future of the ocean on a fisherman’s story.

So says Chris Fischer, the charismatic founder of world-renowned marine research outfit OCEARCH. The bona fides of academic expertise, peer-reviewed published research and acclaimed scientists are needed to …

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