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JU family looks outward to help Arlington after Hurricane Irma

Most people wouldn’t stare Hurricane Irma’s wake of destruction in the face and see it as an opportunity, but that’s just how the Jacksonville University family saw it: a chance to give back to the Arlington community and accentuate common …

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Jacksonville University again selected to host NCAA Tournament

In collaboration with the JAXSPORTS Council, March Madness returns to Veterans Memorial Arena in 2019, and Jacksonville University will serve as host for first and second round action.

The city’s fourth stint as an NCAA Tournament site has captured events

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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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JU reaches out to help Arlington students learn about college — and life

College students can do wonders for a youth with a half-semester of mentoring – or even a half-day.

The results of both approaches were on display on the same day recently as Jacksonville University students connected with youths from Arlington …

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Elite company: President Cost’s appointment to NCAA Board offers a dynamic chance to help guide college athletics’ future

With a seat at the NCAA’s top governance table, President Tim Cost has earned a prestigious spot that gives him the ability to help steer a nonprofit entity regulating nearly 1,300 educational institutions and helping nearly half a million student-athletes …

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Marci Robles named Men’s Rowing head coach

In August, Jacksonville University made headlines when it named Marci Robles its new Men’s Rowing head coach. Robles comes to JU having spent the previous five years in Gonzaga and Georgetown.

“Marci Robles is a superstar among her peers,” said …

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JU Women’s Lacrosse Bull Roast March 8!

The inaugural JU Women’s Lacrosse Bull Roast to raise money and awareness for the Women’s Lacrosse program will follow the team’s day game against Longwood March 8. The event is from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Marriott at 4670 Salisbury …

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