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JU PPI’s Rick Mullaney hosting quarterly WJCT radio show, ‘Policy Matters’

Rick Mullaney, Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute founding director

Rick Mullaney, founding director of Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute (JU PPI), has begun hosting a quarterly radio show, “Policy Matters,” on WJCT-FM 89.9’s “First Coast Connect.”

“The goal of the

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Master in Public Policy Degree programs SACS-approved before launch

Reaching another milestone as it prepares to launch the first Master in Public Policy degree program in Florida this fall, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for its signature …

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Pam Bondi and Jason Altmire talk health policy


The importance of making sure Florida’s next generation of leaders is up to speed on public policy matters isn’t lost on state Attorney General Pam Bondi, who recently addressed the JU Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) Board of Advisors.…

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JU Public Policy Institute selects Richard Sisisky as first chair

The board of advisors for the JU Public Policy Institute announced it has selected Richard Sisisky, president and CEO of management consulting firm The Shircliff & Sisisky Co., as its first chair.

“Richard Sisisky is an extraordinary community and business …

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Fl Gov Rick Scott agrees with JU PPI: Policy matters

Using examples in education, trade, tourism, manufacturing and more, Florida Gov. Rick Scott stressed the value of public policy to help shape the future and improve lives, praising the JU Public Policy Institute for its efforts during a speech to …

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JU PPI announces scholarships available for top talent

Fresh on the heels of establishing two major scholarship funds last week for JU Master in Public Policy students, the JU Public Policy Institute (JU PPI) announced Tuesday it is now accepting applications for the fall 2013 semester.

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Mullaney talks about uncertainties in Affordable Care Act

Rick Mullaney, the JU Public Policy Institute founding director, discusses the complex Affordable Care Act in a Jan. 21 Florida Times-Union article.

Also known as “Obamacare,” the new law is multifaceted and is especially significant locally because Jacksonville has become …

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‘This Week in Jacksonville’ with PPI director Rick Mullaney

Rick Mullaney, the JU Public Policy Institute’s founding director, discussed presidential politics, the proposed Jacksonville human rights ordinance expansion and other topics Sunday, Dec. 30 WJXT-TV 4′s “This Week in Jacksonville” hosted by Kent Justice.  The show was a year-in-review …

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JU Public Policy Institute receives $152K duPont grant

The JU Public Policy Institute, which will begin offering four master in public policy graduate degree programs in August 2013, has been awarded a $152,000 grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Religious, Charitable and Educational Fund.

The grant will fund …

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JU and Coastal Law to offer JD-MPP dual degrees

Jacksonville University and Florida Coastal School of Law officials announced a groundbreaking collaboration Wednesday that will enable students to simultaneously obtain a master in public policy degree and juris doctor in law. The two degrees will be obtained in four …

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