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Jacksonville University celebrates largest graduating class in school history

The Class of 2019 has made history. With 1,243 total graduates — including 723 undergraduate and 520 graduate students — they are the largest class to ever flip their tassels at Jacksonville University (JU).

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Legacy of Hope: The Stephanie Bloom Impact

By Sheri Webber

Sunday, August 19, the Jacksonville University (JU) community lost a talented and beloved young woman, just two days after giving birth to her third child. Stephanie Bloom served as far more than Assistant Director of Enrollment and …

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JU Marine Science Pioneer Award Honoree, OCEARCH Founder Chris Fischer

By Sheri Webber

Now, in its tenth year, the world-renown ocean research organization OCEARCH has completed a cumulative 33 expeditions, collaborated with a total 174 scientists, facilitated the capture and release of more than 300 sharks, and has been the …

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Successful Conclusion of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

By Sheri Webber

“There is a revolution going on at Jacksonville University,” said Melanie Cost Young, “and you are the avant-garde.”

The ASPIRE Campaign Celebration on September 25 honoring leadership donors and volunteers featured students from across the University and …

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The New Face of Philanthropy: Matt ’01 and Alexis Kane ’02

“The connections to JU run deep,” said Jacksonville University alumnus Matthew “Matt” R. Kane ’01. Although he recently completed his 2009-2018 term as a Board of Trustees member, Matt remains at the center of a new philanthropic efforts fueling the

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University Celebrates $6 Million Unrestricted Gift: The Swisher Legacy Lives On

By Sheri Webber

Jacksonville University (JU) is pleased to announce receipt of a $6 million unrestricted gift from The Carl S. Swisher Foundation.

“At this time of exciting progress at our University, we are extremely grateful to receive this transformational …

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