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Varsity Shooting Team emerges as a national powerhouse

Seven seasons, 10 national event championships, several Olympic hopefuls, two individual National HOA Champions, too many Gold medals to list and hundreds of students excelling at teamwork and mentorship while learning the theory and academics of wing and clays shooting. JU’s Varsity Shooting Team is now seen as a major force nationwide, holding its own ...

Pioneering glass master Fritz Dreisbach to demonstrate world-renowned techniques

Fritz Dreisbach, dubbed the “Johnny Appleseed of Glass” for inspiring hundreds of accomplished artists, will be on campus as a visiting artist in late January, teaching and conducting workshops for JU students and local glass enthusiasts in the University’s Glass Studio, one of the largest such facilities in the Southeast. An elite member of America’s ...

Dr. Quinton White to Fall 2016 graduates: embrace life-changing events, be thankful for those who helped shape them

Life-changing experiences almost always occur without warning but often arise because of decisions we’ve made earlier, so take them as the gifts they are – and appreciate the people who helped make them possible. That was part of the wisdom imparted Saturday, Dec. 17, to graduates by Dr. Quinton White, Executive Director of the Jacksonville ...

Unique JU-Dolphin Pointe Landing collaboration signals first step in multi-faceted healthcare sciences education for First Coast

Students helping and learning from older individuals in a healthcare setting, and vice versa, as they both  move through crucial phases of their lives. It’s a vision coming to reality through Dolphin Pointe Landing, a skilled nursing facility opening next to JU’s North campus as part of a unique alliance to create a powerful academic ...

First-of-its-kind Education for Instruction degree will offer students a new flexibility in teaching

An already highly successful job placement rate should become more enhanced as a one-of-a-kind, innovative degree offering an array of areas of study is now available to students in the School of Education. The Bachelor’s degree in Education for Instruction was started this semester to meet the needs of future graduates. “The course of education ...

Professor McNally’s work selected for major West Coast exhibit

Assistant Professor of Illustration Nicholas McNally has come a long way since winning his first art contest in second grade. While that youthful win earned him a coveted bag of jelly beans, his latest work has a much a farther reaching scope as it will be on display with work from artists throughout the country ...


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Jacksonville University offers more than 70 majors and programs at the undergraduate level, as well as over 20 graduate and doctorate level degree programs. JU is comprised of four colleges, two institutes, and several prestigious schools. Since 1934, JU has offered top-tier educational experiences, cultivating lifelong passions and meaningful careers in such sought-after fields as aviation, speech pathology, kinesiology, marine science, choreography, orthodontics, business, biology and many others.