JU was one of only nine institutions to receive an Health and Human Services (HHS) grant, and it is one of the largest it has won in the past half-decade. The funding is part of the Veterans’ Bachelor of Science …Read More »
Campus-wide improvements signal bigger, bolder things to come
The renaissance at Jacksonville University is picking up the pace as unprecedented opportunities for growth come to fruition. What began as simple cosmetic improvements last year has opened the door for some …Read More »
Jacksonville University bestowed degrees on nearly 400 graduates this past December in the first Fall Commencement presided over by JU President Tim Cost. Dr. Tracy Connors, a retired Navy captain who attended JU from 1957 to 1959 and holds a …Read More »
Jacksonville University announces Dr. Wenying Xu as its new Provost/Chief Academic Officer, welcoming a consensus builder renowned for her innovation and inclusion to lead its academic efforts as it takes advantage of unprecedented opportunities for growth and improvement.
Dr. Xu …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Jacksonville University professors were recently recognized at the 56th annual Faculty Awards for Excellence.
Honored for 2014 were:
Brian Palmer, associate professor of dance — Professor of the Year. Palmer, who is also chair of theater and dance, has …Read More »
Dr. Paulina Rippere, JU Assistant Professor of Political Science, has been selected for a prestigious Congressional Fellowship for 2014-15 with the American Political Science Association.
Congressional Fellows are announced after a rigorous selection process and learn about the legislative
Jacksonville University has been re-accredited, in good standing, for the next decade by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, further solidifying its top-tier status among private Southeast universities.Read More »