Upcoming Events

Fall 2020

August

10

MPP Orientation

6:00 p.m. at Virtual

New MPP students are welcomed to the program during a virtual orientation featuring the Chair of the Institute's Board and JU President Tim Cost.

17

First Day of Classes

All Day at Virtual

Jacksonville University students begin their fall classes. Note: first meetings of all classes will be online only this term.

27

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Honorable Mark Mahon

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with the Honorable Mark Mahon, Chief Judge of Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

September  

3

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Honorable John Peyton

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with the Honorable John Peyton, CEO, Gate Petroleum and former Mayor of Jacksonville.

10

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Honorable John Delaney, Esq.

6:00 pm at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with the Honorable John Delaney, Esquire; former Mayor of Jacksonville and former President of the University of North Florida.

17

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Nat Ford

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with Nat Ford, CEO, Jacksonville Transportation Authority.

24

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Jason Gabriel, Esq.

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with Jason Gabriel, Esquire; General Counsel, City of Jacksonville.

October

 

1

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Honorable Brenda Priestly Jackson

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with the Honorable Brenda Priestly Jackson, Jacksonville City Council.

14

Fourth Congressional District of Florida Debate

8:00 p.m. at WJXT Studios

Congressman John Rutherford and Donna Deegan will participate in a televised debate for the Fourth Congressional District of Florida. The debate will be cohosted by WJXT Channel 4 and the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute.

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.

22

Fall Board of Advisors Meeting featuring Gov. Ron DeSantis

By invitation only at Jacksonville University

The Institute’s 25-member Board meets three times annually to advise the Institute. The keynote speaker at their fall 2020 meeting will be Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Event by invitation only.

22

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Honorable Nathaniel Glover

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with the Honorable Nathaniel Glover, former Jacksonville Sheriff and former President of Edward Waters College.

November

5

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Honorable Melissa Nelson

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with the Honorable Melissa Nelson, State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

19

PPOL 513 Guest Lecture with Susie Wiles

6:00 p.m. at Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Institute's Law and Public Policy course, guest lecturers address MPP students in the classroom and online. This week's guest lecture is with Susie Wiles, Consultant; former member of Ronald Regan White House staff, former campaign manager for Governor Ron DeSantis and Senator Rick Scott; Florida campaign manager for Donald Trump (2016, 2020).