Students participating in Dolphin March.

Homecoming & Family Weekend

It's that time again: Homecoming & Family Weekend is October 12-14. Come home to Jacksonville University for a weekend of fun, games, and fellowship with your Dolphin family.

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End of ASPIRE Sparks New Beginning for Jacksonville University

“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 project collaborations that brought together investors, parents, board members, alumni, community leaders and members of the JU Family …

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 University’s bright future. For both Matt and his wife Alexis Conciatori Kane, CRNA ’02, the …

MSRI Grad Student Amanda Macek Named 2018 Guy Harvey Scholar

In an email to the Marine Science Research Institute (MSRI) Executive Director Dr. Quint White, graduate student Amanda Macek ’20 said: “I have great news! As of this morning, I was selected as one out of eight recipients of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Scholarship for a $5,000 award. It’s going to be a great semester …

ELEMENTALS: JU Super Madison Boyer

Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes. By Carley Stickney Madison Boyer, a junior sports business major at Jacksonville University (JU), has rowed for the JU women’s rowing team for two years since walking on as a freshman. Madison played softball from the time …

Through the Lens of Progress: An Interview with President Tim Cost ’81

The amount of progress created on the Jacksonville University campus over the past five years has accrued at a rate that should leave those watching breathless about future possibilities. Cultivating a private university in a vibrant city, located in one of the fastest growing regions in the world, and during one of the most explosive …

JU in Italy: Welcome to Sant’Anna

By Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette Spanning three centuries, the Sant’Anna Institute has stood as a source of learning, light, and leadership for the Sorrento community in the Campagna region of southern Italy. Located high above the Bay of Naples, jetting out on a cliff facing Mt. Vesuvius, Sorrento, sits 30 miles south of Naples. Now, through …


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