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Posted on: March 31, 2014

March 31 marks the late Cesar Chavez’s birthday, the official Cesar Chavez Day as declared by the White House, and a holiday in several of our states.  So who was Cesar Chavez?  According to Dr. Martin Luther King, Chavez and King were “brothers in the fight for equality.”  Chavez is a true American hero with a legacy in civil rights leadership, Latino and farm labor leadership, a community organizer, and a champion of non-violent social change. 

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Posted on: March 20, 2014

Special Night at Denver Nuggets Game celebrates Hispanic Community Pride

Earlier this month, JIU partnered with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver to be the Presenting Sponsor at the 2014 Noche éne-bé-a  (NBA) with the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center.  A celebration of Hispanic heritage and culture in association with the NBA, Noche éne-bé-a is an annual event highlighting the continued commitment of the NBA to celebrate diversity in the...

Posted on: February 28, 2014

As an online student, it is of paramount importance to be effective at written communications.  In traditional classrooms, you might have the opportunity to present projects orally, with video support, and other visual aids.  As an online student, your professor’s only means to evaluate your work is through your submitted written communications.  Therefore, following proper grammatical rules and composition guidelines become doubly important.  You may be the smartest kid in your class,...

Posted on: February 07, 2014

With the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games underway, we can’t help but find inspiration in the amazing feats and accomplishments of the athletes involved.  Where Jones International University strives to meet the gold standard in education, we aren’t that different from the hundreds of athletes striving to find a “gold standard” in their respective Olympic sport.  While we, as students and educators, study and train our minds for years to become experts in our respective academic fields;...

Posted on: January 23, 2014

As we mentioned in our last blog post, JIU has started a Student Veterans of America Chapter.  The Student Veterans of America (SVA) is a coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States.  SVA provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. 

We are very excited to announce that JIU’s SVA chapter will be led by Chris Pashane.  Chris...

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