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Alumni identified need that Black Alumni Network could fill

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Recent alumnus Jerail Fennell saw a need and, in keeping with Jacksonville University’s commitment to diversity, suggested that a Black Alumni Network could fill it.

“I wanted to fill a void because JU has a lot of alumni groups, but …

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Family inspired business school alumna’s success as romance novelist

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Not everyone thinks of a business administration degree and creative writing career as complementary, but Brenda Jackson relied on the encouragement of her grandmother and husband to blend those things into a thriving endeavor.

A 1989 Jacksonville University alumna and …

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Jacksonville University’s Top 10 Alumni & Family Engagement Moments of 2019

Highest. Best attended. Biggest.

Those are just a few of the terms that describe some of the most memorable and important moments for Jacksonville University alumni and family during 2019.

Please scroll through the photos below that captured the top …

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LBSCFA honors two alumni who are now accomplished artists

Marq Mervin and Jennifer Pascual

The biggest gift Jacksonville University gives to our community is our alumni.

Alumni are polished products of the education they’ve received from their respective institutions. They carry their life experiences and school spirit into their careers, and pass it onto …

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JU Alumni Lucas Meers Tackles Conservation at Home and Abroad

By Carley Stickney

Lucas Meers has been fascinated by nature since birth. Growing up with a forest in his backyard, Meers recalls constantly being outside catching frogs or lizards, tree climbing, and playing in the creek.

“I remember saving peanut …

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A Little Love from JU Alum & Muralist Chris Sweeney

By Sheri Webber

Sat., Sept. 8, Christopher Sweeney (’13) adds his personal touch to Jacksonville University (JU) in a big way. The weekend project centers on JU’s Founders Building, an original and historical structure on campus, and involves Sweeney’s unique …

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