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Barrera, Tuohy, Grey honored as 2017 JU Distinguished Alumni

Standouts in aviation, military and entrepreneurial endeavors are recipients of this year’s prestigious Distinguished Alumni awards for 2017. Honored at halftime of this year’s Homecoming football game as “Distinguished Alumni of Excellence Class of 2017” was Kelly Barrera ’86, while Capt. Matthew W. Tuohy, USN (ret) ’75/’03 was named the inaugural “Outstanding Military Alumnus of …

Military and Veterans Appreciation Day Saturday at Milne Field honors those who serve

The Dolphins’ match-up against San Diego at noon this Saturday, Oct. 21, is dedicated to the soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen, Coast Guardsmen and their families of the Jacksonville University military community. Military and Veterans Appreciation Day is a JU tradition, and football team members will wear their helmets with the military unit stickers of JU …

UPDATE: More School of Aviation students now eligible for important certification after FAA grants JU petition

IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS STORY WAS FIRST FILED: Originally, graduates of the JU School of Aviation beginning last year could be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time. This did not cover students who took Instrument and Commercial ground school under Aerosim’s 141 certificate. However, JU petitioned …

Students now able to learn at the epicenter of region’s activity as JU Downtown officially opens

Closing a loop some 80 years in the making, JU Downtown is officially open for business, bringing Jacksonville University programs and faculty back to the epicenter of the city for the first time since the University’s beginnings in 1934. JU Downtown, whose online, hybrid and cohort programs will primarily be helmed by the University’s Nathan …

Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard receives inaugural Marine Science Pioneer Award from JU

“I view Earth as a living creature, because it responds as a living creature. And what you are seeing right now is the Earth responding to us. And it is very angry.” — Dr. Robert D. Ballard Renowned oceanographer and discoverer of the Titanic Dr. Robert D. Ballard expressed concern for the Earth’s future during …

Performing Arts Series offers array of dazzling talent for campus, community

The College of Fine Arts has again assembled a superlative program of arts for this academic year, with many of the events and exhibits free to campus and the community. Below are messages from President Tim Cost and Fine Arts Dean Dr. Henry Rinne,followed by some upcoming highlights. For a full list of Performing Arts …

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