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Senator Aaron Bean ’89 named by Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida to “presidential honor roll” for historic increase in student financial aid

Florida Sen. Aaron Bean ’89, who told JU Spring 2017 graduates at commencement to take on the world with the “superpowers” of taking action and uplifting others, has been named to the “presidential honor roll” by the Independent Colleges and …

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GOLD Phin writes book for ambitious millennials

The JU Alumni Relations team has been focusing on our GOLD Phins (Graduates Of the Last Decade) lately – a group comprised largely of millennials. This group has unique needs and desires when it comes to many things, from our …

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Catching up with Marjorie S. Holt ’45

The first Republican woman elected to Congress from Maryland, the Honorable Marjorie Sewell Holt, has fulfilled many roles, including great-great-grandmother and Jacksonville University alumna. Even in its seminal days, JU sparked lifelong passions and encouraged students to be fearless. At

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Florida Sen. Aaron Bean ’89 to be awarded honorary doctorate, deliver keynote address at Commencement April 29

Florida Sen. Aaron Bean, a 1989 graduate of Jacksonville University, will deliver keynote remarks to nearly 900 graduating students as JU celebrates its Spring Commencement Saturday, April 29, under the oak canopy of its Science Green.

Sen. Bean was first …

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A World Away and Never Closer: The Knox-Stewart World Cup Reunion

By Sheri Webber

May 5, 2007. The lawns are green, the temperature in the mid-80s and the Florida sun is shining. Back home it would have been raining, or at least cloudy, and about 30 degrees cooler. But Russell Knox …

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New SafeNow app by JU alumna checks on loved ones automatically

Peace of mind. That’s what Helen Fretwell ‘81 had in mind when she created SafeNow, a new smartphone app that automatically “checks in” on users at designated times so they and their loved ones are assured they’re safe.

Introduced recently …

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A Celebration on the Green: Spring Commencement set for 9:30 a.m. Saturday

After a remarkable academic year of progress, Jacksonville University will bestow degrees on nearly 900 students on Saturday, April 25, one of the largest graduating classes ever for a Spring Commencement at the University.

Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican …

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Serial entrepreneur: Alum makes a Spark overseas

biz_01onespark0831.JPEGTravis Todd likes stirring things up.

A look at the 2004 Graphic Design alumnus’ LinkedIn page offers a summary oozing vision and ambition: “Serial entrepreneur and innovative thinker who can participate in any business process from backend development to design …

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2014 Scott Amos Recent Alumnus of Distinction: Meet Anthony Campanella ’06, ’09

Anthony Campanella ’06, ’09 is the recipient of the 2014 Scott Amos Recent Alumnus of Distinction award. A double Dolphin who obtained his bachelor’s degree in physical education-sports administration and a Master of Business Administration. Campanella is the founder, partner …

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2014 Distinguished Alumni Award: Meet W.C. Gentry ’69

W.C. Gentry ’69, recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, is a renowned Jacksonville University alumnus who has contributed to our beautiful campus through many projects, including the W.C. and Susan Gentry Nature Preserve and Boardwalk, the Gentry Family …

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