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Frisch Family Welcome Center Officially Opens a Gateway to Opportunity

By Laura Phelps

Four generations of the Frisch family gathered on a sunny April afternoon to mark an historic moment at Jacksonville University: the official opening of a new building that bears the Frisch name and stands as a shining …

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Announcing JU’s Women of the Year

Jacksonville University’s Women’s History Month committee, together with President and Mrs. Cost, hosted an evening to remember as three JU women accepted the distinction of Woman of the Year.

Throughout March, the University joined millions across the nation celebrating Women’s …

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JAGS Favorite, JAX Native, JU Legacy Alum

By Sheri Webber

Alexander “Alec” Hadden graduated from Jacksonville University (JU) in 2014, with his BFA in Musical Theatre. On Sept. 16, he wowed a packed stadium where more than 68,500 fans anticipated the Jacksonville Jaguars facing off with the …

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Following Fran through the war years

Taiping Road, Hankow, 1908

By Sheri Webber

“What can I do? I want to help.” Those were the words of 22-year old Frances Bartlett to U.S. Representative Paul Cunningham in a 1939 letter. Cunningham had served during World War I and knew her family …

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“American … Go Home!” How Fran Kinne’s mettle overseas helped her become the “Frau Doktor”

Originally published in the Spring 2017 issue of WAVE Magazine.
By Phillip Milano

It’s hard to picture Fran Kinne rattled.

After all, in her century on the planet, she’s forged ahead boldly on numerous improbable-yet-successful projects, presided over a growing …

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Junior McKenzie Bolin, Assistant Dean of Students DaVina Hamilton, Executive Secretary Dolores Starr honored at Women’s History Month celebration

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Jacksonville University recently named its Student of the Year and Woman of the Year, while also bestowing a special Decades of Dedication Award.

With hundreds in attendance at Terry Concert Hall, President Tim Cost …

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New name, unrivaled excellence in care: Keigwin School of Nursing shines even brighter with $3.3 million in gifts and naming by Beverly and Jack Keigwin

Jacksonville University is home to the newly established Keigwin School of Nursing, thanks to gifts including $3 million from Beverly and Jack Keigwin, the University announced Wednesday. The Keigwins’ donation is the largest in the Nursing school’s 36-year history.

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‘Pink Out,’ timely topics and ‘100 Years with Fran’ on tap for Women’s History Month at JU

March comes in with a “Pink Out” for Women’s History Month tomorrow, kicking off events during the month that include discussions on timely topics such as Islam, gender in the workplace and racial misconceptions, and highlighted by a conversation with …

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