Upcoming Events

2020

January

6

First Day of Classes

All Day at Jacksonville University

MPP students resume classes as the spring traditional term and first eight week classes begin.

 February

13

Winter Board of Advisors Meeting

Lunch at Jacksonville University

The Institute's 25-member Board meets three times annually to advise the Institute.

 

21-23

Future of Florida Summit

All Day at University of Florida Graham Center

Three MPP students are selected annually to attend this summit hosted by the University of Florida Bob Graham Center for Public Service. The 2020 summit focused on proactive and reactive elements of Florida's present-day criminal justice system

27

Virtual Open House

6:00 pm at Blackboard Collaborate

Prospective MPP students can participate in a virtual open house hosted by Institute Director Rick Mullaney. Contact graduate admissions for registration.

 

29

Teach for America Opportunities Fair

All Day at University of North Florida

The Institute will have an informational booth set up at the Teach for America Opportunities Fair.

March

 

2

Spring Term 2nd 8 Week Courses Begin

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

MPP students begin any courses they are taking during the second eight weeks of the semester.

7

Veteran's Job Fair

11:00 a.m. at TPC Sawgrass

The Institute will host a table at a veteran's job fair to provide information about the MPP degree at Jacksonville University.

10

UF Public Policy Day

11:00 a.m. at University of Florida

The Institute will participate in UF's Public Policy Day.

11

MPP Minority Fellowship Advisory Board Meeting

12:00 p.m. at DCOB 159

The MPP Minority Fellowship Advisory Board is made up of 9 community leaders. Each year, these leaders come together to award two full scholarships to the MPP program to diverse future leaders for the City of Jacksonville.

12

PPOL 661 Guest Lecture with Nate Monroe - Postponed

6:00 p.m. at DCOB 117

As part of the Institute's Introduction to Public Administration course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom. This week's guest lecture with Nate Monroe, Florida Times Union Reporter, was postponed due to current events.

19

PPOL 661 Guest Lecture with Mike Tolbert - Postponed

6:00 p.m. at DCOB 117

As part of the Institute's Introduction to Public Administration course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom. This week's guest lecture with Mike Tolbert, Public Relations & Communications Consultant, was postponed due to current events.

24

Virtual Open House

Blackboard Collaborate at 6:00 pm

Prospective MPP students can participate in a virtual open house hosted by Institute Director Rick Mullaney. Contact graduate admissions for registration.

25

Regional Leadership Academy Training - Cancelled

10:00 a.m. at JU River House

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute hosts an all-day training session for the Northeast Florida Regional Leadership Academy. (Due to current events, this training has been postponed.)

 

26

PPOL 661 Guest Lecture with Mike Hightower

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Introduction to Public Administration course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom. This week's guest lecture with Mike Hightower, Former VP of Governmental and Legislative Relations, Florida Blue, will be given online due to current events.

27

EMPP Leadership Luncheon with Fred Franklin - Postponed

12:00 p.m. at JU River House

Fred Franklin, Jr., Managing Director at Rogers Tower, will provide a lunch and learn session with EMPP students. (This luncheon has been postponed due to current events.)

April 

2

PPOL 661 Guest Lecture with Jeanne Miller

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Introduction to Public Administration course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom. This week's guest lecture with Jeanne Miller, President & CEO of the Jacksonville Civic Council, will be given online due to current events.

9

PPOL 661 Guest Lecture with Sheriff Mike Williams

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Introduction to Public Administration course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom. This week's guest lecture with Mike Williams, Sheriff of the City of Jacksonville, will be given online due to current events.

 

10

EMPP Leadership Luncheon with the Honorable Jason Altmire - Postponed

12:00 p.m. at JU River House

The Honorable Jason Altmire, former Pennsylvania Congressman, will provide a lunch and learn session with EMPP students. (This luncheon has been postponed due to current events.)

13-15

MPP Capstone Defenes

All Day at Blackboard Collaborate

Graduating MPP students will defend their capstone projects. Due to current events, these defenses will be held virtually.

16

PPOL 661 Guest Lecture with the Honorable Matt Carlucci

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Introduction to Public Administration course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom. This week's guest lecture with Jacksonville City Councilman Matt Carlucci will be given online due to current events.

16

Spring Board of Advisors Meeting with Keynote Paul Renner - Postponed

6:00 p.m. at Davis College of Business

The Institute will host Florida Representative and future House Speaker Paul Renner as the keynote speaker at the Spring Board of Advisors dinner. (Due to current events, this meeting has been postponed.)

23

Graduate Commencement - Postponed

6:00 p.m. at Jacksonville University

Due to current events, commencement will not be taking place on campus this spring. Further details will be posted once they are made available.