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 …Read More »
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‘Flexing our considerable muscle’: JU gives Arlington its all with its most impressive Charter Day of Service to date
On “the most important, exhilarating and vibrant single day of community service in its history,” as JU President Tim Cost put it, the diverse family that is Jacksonville University put the surrounding Arlington area in its embrace as never before …Read More »
Purple Heart-designated spaces one more way JU works to make sure its veterans are ‘set up for success’
Special parking spaces set aside just for Purple Heart veterans may seem like a modest gesture to some, but to Kinesiology major Sean Karpf, it means “more than you’ll ever know.”
For Karpf, who lost his left leg below the …Read More »
Purple Heart parking space dedication Monday to feature Wounded Warrior and JU student veteran Sean Karpf
To pay tribute to its active-duty and veteran students who are recipients of the Purple Heart medal and who made great sacrifices to ensure U.S. citizens’ freedoms, Jacksonville University is dedicating two parking spots on campus in collaboration with the …Read More »
For his positive impact on the Jacksonville community, Brigadier General (ret) Mike Fleming, Senior Vice President for University Relations and Development, is this year’s winner of the Kevin F. Delaney Hall of Fame Award presented by the JAX Chamber.
Fleming …Read More »
All for a good (Arlington 20/20) cause: How JU’s deep connections have inspired the Nelson family’s computer gifting in community
Helping lift the community around it is a top priority for Jacksonville University, and Arlington 20/20 has become one of the prime vehicles for doing just that.
The initiative is an outgrowth of Renew Arlington, a program to boost the …Read More »