80 Alumni You Ought to Know  


In conjunction with Jacksonville University's 80th Anniversary, JU will recognize 80 Alumni You Ought to Know. The 80 Alumni You Ought to Know will be highlighted throughout the year.

A blue ribbon panel of professors, retired professors, alumni and staff will select the 80 honorees.

80 Alumni Criteria

Professional/Career Achievements
•May include achievements in any field or multiple fields;
 •Measures of success may include sales achievements, leadership within an organization, efforts to advance the profession and leadership in a field;
 •Is this individual a leader in his/her field?
Volunteer Civic/Community/Charitable Contributions
•May include virtually any kind of community or charitable organization that is not accompanied by compensation beyond the reimbursement of reasonable expenses;
 •May include hands-on direct service at any civic charitable entity, including religious organizations;
 •May include volunteer fundraising and board service;
 •Volunteer first rescue, and other service activity;
 •Does this person make a difference in his/her community?
Life Achievements that fall into neither category
•For Example: Marathon runner, attainment of additional degrees beyond JU, overcome a disability, raised championship horses, etc.
To nominate an individual for 80 Alumni You Ought to Know consideration please email us at 80alumni@ju.edu.​ All nominations must be in by June 20. 
To be considered for an award, an alumna/alumnus must not have received the Distinguished Alumni Award or have been selected as one of the 75 Distinguished Dolphins in 2009. Recipients of other JU honors will not be disqualified, but the intent of these awards is to spotlight JU alumni and their achievements and "stories" that have not been recognized previously.
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