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The Bell Tolls in Honor of the USS SHANGRI-LA and Her Heroes

By Sheri Webber

Veterans of USS SHANGRI-LA have adopted Jacksonville University NROTC in support of their shared mission to develop leaders. On the morning of Oct. 4, more than 200 veterans, guests, and Midshipmen conducted the 36th Annual USS Shangri-La …

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Senior Misha Chalkley becomes first female JU NROTC Midshipman to earn elite Submarine Warfare Officer assignment

It won’t be long before senior Misha Chalkley is submersed in all things nuclear as the first female JU NROTC Midshipman to earn a highly competitive post as a U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer.

Of 67 NROTC units with applicants …

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A top school for veterans — three times over

Jacksonville University has been named to two prestigious national lists recognizing schools with leading programs and best practices that demonstrate the highest level of support for veterans and help create excellent education outcomes. The news follows being recognized recently by …

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National NROTC conference at JU Oct. 15-17; Commander of Naval Service Training Command to speak

Dozens of top-level higher education officials will be in Jacksonville touring JU and surrounding Navy bases Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 15-17, as the University hosts the 2015 annual national meeting of the Association of NROTC Colleges and Universities.

Officials from …

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Proud path: MECP program offers entry into U.S. Navy Nurse Corps

They’re a unique cohort of students at Jacksonville University, entering eager to learn all they can in their chosen subject and leaving not only with their bachelor’s degree but as officers in the U.S. military, proud alumni of one of …

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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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