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ELEMENTALS: JU Super Jarrett Cacopardo

By Carley Stickney (’20)
Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

Jarrett Cacopardo, a freshman at Jacksonville University, has been volunteering since he was 13-years old. In his …

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UPDATE: More School of Aviation students now eligible for important certification after FAA grants JU petition

IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS STORY WAS FIRST FILED: Originally, graduates of the JU School of Aviation beginning last year could be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time. This did not cover

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Flight Team turns in strong performances at National Air Meet

The Jacksonville University Flight Team was back at Nationals this month for the first time in three years, with impressive performances including individual results of second place in the Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) event and 11th out of 140 in …

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Pilot gateway program through jetBlue Airlines provides opportunities for aviation students

Jacksonville University Aviation students Joseph Schmidt and Nathan Whittenton will join 17 other jetBlue University Gateway students when they attend the “Sun ‘n Fun” International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland April 22.

Gateway students competed by writing an essay on …

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TSA Security Director visits Women in Aviation

The School of Aviation recently welcomed Transportation Security Agency (TSA) Federal Security Director Patricia Chasse Hiatt to speak with Aviation students on her duties and responsibilities in the North Florida area. Periodically, the “Women in Aviation” group brings in highly …

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Incepture executive Matt Tuohy, Navy flight veteran, named Director of Davis Aviation Center

Matt Tuohy, a Navy flight veteran and local senior corporate executive, has been named Director of Jacksonville University’s Davis Aviation Center, effective Oct. 16.

Tuohy was most recently director of managed solutions and veterans program lead with Florida Blue …

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