Your involvement with your alma mater helps us grow and assist current students in reaching their full potential. In addition to on-campus lectures, fine arts productions and other events on campus, the Alumni Office plans social events for you to network and reconnect with your fellow Alumni. See below for a listing of upcoming events!
Washington, DC: Greater Capitol Area Dolphin Club Event at Nationals Park
Sunday, August 28
12 p.m. Greater Capitol Dolphin Club baseball outing with JU's own Daniel Murphy playing for the DC Nationals! President Tim Cost '81 will join alumni and friends at the Nats vs. Colorado Rockies game. Enjoy a pregame parade, Signature Sunday, and kids can run the bases postgame. Join us in the Taft Room at noon for pre-game snacks and a chance to meet former Phin Daniel Murphy! At 1:30 we will go to our seats. (Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT.)
Greater Capitol Area Dolphin Club Event at Redwood Restaurant & Bar
Monday, August 29
6-7 p.m. Cure your Monday blues - join the Greater Capitol Area Dolphin Club for cocktails at Redwood Restaurant & Bar in Washington, DC. Register now.
Philadelphia Event at The Franklin Fountain
Tuesday, August 30
6-7:30 p.m. Ice cream soda, anyone? Cool off with a “Southern Sympathizer” in this old school ice cream parlor. Jacksonville University alumni, parents and friends will be gathering at The Franklin Fountain in Old City, Philadelphia. Come reminisce on your southern roots with us! Register now.
Philadelphia Event at Citizens Bank Park
Wednesday, August 31
7:05 p.m. Watch JU’s own Daniel Murphy of the Nationals take on the Phillies! It will be Phinatic Bobble Head Night at Citizens Bank Park. Register now.
New York Dolphin Club Event at Root & Bone
Wednesday, August 31
5:30-7 p.m. Join the New York Dolphin Club at Root & Bone in NYC for an opportunity to network and sample southern small plates that will remind you of your time in the South. The executive chef, Chef Jeff McInnis, is a Florida native of Niceville, FL! Root & Bone is all about "soul nurturing, conscientiously sourced, farm-fresh ingredients" with its food being "a tribute to the timeless recipes and traditions of a rural America and the warm embrace of its hospitality." Come reminisce with fellow Phins! Register now.
Third Thursday - Creative Grain Sign Making
Thursday, September 15
5:30-8 p.m. For September's Third Thursday event we will be making wooden signs at Creative Grain in San Marco! Create something that will add some handmade charm to your home while sipping delicious beverages with JU alumni, parents & friends. What could be better than crafting & catching up with fellow Phins after a long summer? (Adults only please!) Register now.
JU vs Stetson Pre-Game Event
Saturday, September 24
4-5:30 p.m. Join the Central Florida Dolphin Club for a BYTE to eat before the JU vs. Stetson Football Game! We will be meeting at BYTE, A Modern Bistro in DeLand, FL at 4 p.m. and then heading over to the stadium together at around 5:30. Game time is 7 p.m. Tickets for the game will be available for purchase that evening at the stadium for $20. Register now.
Lookin' Good Women's Breakfast & Panel
Friday, October 7
8:30 a.m. Please join us for networking, breakfast, and a stimulating panel discussion covering how to look natural and youthful, while maintaining a professional age-appropriate style. Also, learn to pose naturally for everything from a selfie to a professional portrait. All guests will have the opportunity to have a headshot taken. Register now.
Homecoming & Family Weekend
Atlanta Dolphin Club Event at LRG Provisions (Athens, GA)
Thursday, October 20
5:30-7 p.m. Join the Atlanta Dolphin club at LRG Provisions in Athens, GA to dine and drink with Dolphin friends! Feel free to bring your family or spouse to enjoy this simple but elegant restaurant with aged brick walls, rustic beams and atmospheric lighting that creates a warm and intimate setting for guests to enjoy great southern food. Register now.
Atlanta Dolphin Club Event at Front Page News
Friday, October 21
5:30-7:30 p.m. Join the Atlanta Dolphin Club for drinks after work at the NOLA inspired restaurant Front Page News in Little Five Points. Network with JU alumni, parents and friends... they're closer than you think! Register now.
Fall Day in the Blue Ridge Mountains with the Atlanta Dolphin Club
Saturday, October 22
12 p.m. Join the Atlanta Dolphin Club for a tour at Mercier Orchards. Mercier Orchards, nestled in the North Georgia Mountains, is a beautiful family owned and operated apple orchard. Attendees will receive complimentary apple cider and apple donuts, courtesy of the Alumni Association! Kids 12 and under can attend at no charge. Register now.
Third Thursday - Whole Foods Cooking Class
Thursday, November 17
5:30-8 p.m. November's Third Thursday event will be a hands-on cooking class at Whole Foods on San Jose! Enjoy wine tasting, charcuterie, cheeses, and light appetizers while Whole Foods' certified Salumista and wine expert teaches the workshop. Adults only please! Register now.
Third Thursday - Taverna Cocktail Tasting
Thursday, December 15
5:30-7 p.m. December's Third Thursday event will be a cocktail tasting at Taverna in San Marco. Mingle and network with your fellow Jacksonville University alumni, parents & friends while tasting an assortment of spirits to get you into the holiday spirit! You will also get to bring home a glass bauble handmade in JU's own glassblowing studio. Come enjoy Baubles and Brews with us! Register now.