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Jacksonville University unveils historic $85 million ASPIRE fundraising campaign

Jacksonville University unveils historic $85 million ASPIRE fundraising campaign

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Marking a seminal point in its nearly 80-year history, Jacksonville University publicly unveiled its $85 million ASPIRE Campaign Friday, Nov. 30, announcing bold plans to move the university dramatically forward with new scholarship and research funds, state-of-the-art health sciences facilities, vastly improved athletics venues, a robust endowment and more.

JU legend Artis Gilmore helps host arts camp for foster children

JU legend Artis Gilmore helps host arts camp for foster children

From the Florida Department of Children & Families:

Family Support Services of North Florida, the Florida Department of Children and Families and Jacksonville University are teaming with legendary JU basketball player Artis Gilmore for a “Camp for Champions” for foster children.

Vikings On Your Mark, Get Ready, Set, Go!

Vikings On Your Mark, Get Ready, Set, Go!

Vikings On Your Mark, Get Ready, Set, Go!
 
 
This week the 11th thru the 17th of March 2012 Moments
will take place in our continuing William M. Raines American
Track & Field History! Because, this Friday & Saturday
culminates the 48th Annual Running of The BOB HAYES
INVITATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD MEET held within our
Earl Kitchings Sr. Stadium on our freshly bestowed
Jimmie Johnson Parkway.

J.U. HEAD FOOTBALL COACH KERWIN BELL ON MILLER ON SPORTS

J.U. HEAD FOOTBALL COACH KERWIN BELL ON MILLER ON SPORTS

 

On January 25, 2012, J.U. Head Coach Kerwin Bell joined Host Richard Miller of Miller on Sports to discuss his interview with the Florida Gators for the offensive coordinator position.  While back in Jacksonville at the campus, Bell called in to Miller on Sports for a brief interview.

Raines Vs Ribault; The Duality of athletics and academics

Raines vs. Ribault

Raines Vs Ribault; The Duality of athletics and academics

The Vikings of Raines High School take on the Trojans of Ribault High School.
The atmosphere is building to an electrified level at Raines and Ribault, the stands will
be overflowing to capacity. Alumni will remember clashes of past football glory days.
The smell of hotdogs, hamburgers, chili, popcorn and even crabs will permeate the air.

There will be pep rallies, banners of encouragement, school fight songs sung, the band
will be ready to perform at half time and all supporting persons are in their
respectable places.

Coaches will refine their speeches and players will put on their game faces well before
the Saturday evening event. The media will be ready to digitally catch every play and
display every statistic about player performance and coaches play calling. Even Sam

Save Duval Sports Fundraisers: Keep Lax in Jax

High schools will be kicking off October with fundraisers to save their sports programs.

Lighthouse Lacrosse will be hosting its First Annual Keep Lax in Jax Benefit Dinner to help save lacrosse. The event will begin with a Silent Auction that starts at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The cost is $50 per person. For more information or to RSVP by Oct. 1, please visit www.LighthouseLacrosse.org.

Duval County Public Schools Conducts Fundraiser with Moe’s Southwest Grill for J.V. Soccer

Duval County Public Schools Conducts Fundraiser with Moe’s Southwest Grill for J.V. Soccer

Several Duval County Public Schools’ high school coaches will conduct a fundraiser in conjunction with Moe’s Southwest Grill to raise money for J.V. soccer. The fundraiser will take place on Monday, September 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the four participating locations listed below.

Moe’s Southwest Grill will donate a percentage of their net sales earned on this day between the specified hours to help keep J.V. soccer in Duval County public schools for the 2011-12 school year.