Alumni Events

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Your involvement with your alma mater helps us grow and assist current students in reaching their full potential. In addition to on-campus lectures, fine arts productions and other events on campus, the Alumni Office plans social events for you to network and reconnect with your fellow Alumni. See below for a listing of upcoming events!​


Greater Capitol Area Dolphin Club Reception
Thursday, April 20 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Jacksonville University invites you to help us honor our Order of the Dolphin members in the Greater Capitol Area! Enjoy cocktails and camaraderie at 701 Restaurant in Washington DC as we honor JU alumni, parents, and friends who supported Jacksonville University at the Order of the Dolphin level in 2016. Register here.

River Life: Along the Waterways of Holland and Belgium 
April 26 - May 4
We invite you to join fellow JU alumni, family and friends to celebrate the beauty of Holland and Belgium in springtime. More Dolphin Travel Program information can be found here.


JU Night at the Jumbo Shrimp
Thursday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. gates open, 7:30 p.m. gametime
Our May Third Thursday event will be a Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp baseball game! Come network and mingle with local alumni, parents and friends. Your registration will include your game ticket and a wristband for an all-you-can-eat buffet from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. It will also be "Thirsty Thursday" at the Baseball Grounds, so $1 beers will be available for purchase. Tickets and wristbands will be picked up at the JU booth by the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville's Will Call starting at 5:30 p.m. that evening. Register here.

100th Birthday Celebration for Dr. Frances Kinne 
Tuesday, May 23 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Jacksonville University invites you to join us at River House for a 100th birthday celebration honoring educational pioneer and Chancellor Emerita, Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne. Register here.

Women's Series: Staying Sharp 
Wednesday, May 24 from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
In honor of the 100th birthday of educational pioneer and Chancellor Emerita, Dr. Fran Kinne, we are presenting a three part series on wellness for women of all ages. The series began with Looking Good (November 2016) covering personal empowerment, professionalism, personal branding, self-confidence, positive affirmation and the relationship between inner and outer beauty. Feeling Fine (February 2017) covered eating healthy, workplace wellness, healthy sleep and exercise habits, and women's health. The series rounds out with Staying Sharp (May 24, 2017) featuring a conversation on mental health, cognitive thinking stimulation activities, meditation, and what it means to "declutter." This event will be held in the Kinne Auditorium, in the Cannaday Building at Mayo Clinic. Register here.


"Sips & Snips" - Succulents & Sauvignon
Thursday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m.
Come join us for our June Third Thursday event, "Sips & Snips" on the St. Johns! Enjoy fresh succulents & sauvignon as you witness botanical arrangement demonstrations with fellow Dolphins. Register here.

Explore the Galápagos Islands
June 21 - July 1
We invite you to join fellow JU alumni, family and friends as we enjoy the curious and unafraid wildlife, unique geological features, specially adapted endemic flora, and fascinating history of human habitation that characterize the Galápagos Islands. More Dolphin Travel Program information can be found here.

Save the date for Homecoming & Family Weekend: October 6-8!


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