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Finding Your Mojo

Business Icon and Founder of JFK University’s Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Raul Deju, Author's Book on Principles and Stories of Success What does success look like and how is it defined? Why are some people more successful than others? What are common traits of successful people? These questions and more are the foundation of the [...]

Director of the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Speaks Out About Sustainability in Non-Profits

Solomon Belette, Director of the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University, wrote a powerful op-ed piece on the Brentwood Village Resource Center that was recently published in the Contra Costa Times. "In a recent East Bay Times article, “Brentwood’s Village Resource Center Gets Reprieve,” the community learned about the challenges the organization [...]

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

‘Patient No More’ Exhibition at John F. Kennedy University Explores the Fight for Disability Rights.

January 2, 2017|#EducationForChange, Museum Studies, University News|

A new traveling exhibit, ‘Patient No More,’ uncovers the stories behind a turbulent April in 1977, when people with disabilities successfully launched protests across the nation to get Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 signed into law. Section 504 made it illegal for any federally funded facilities or programs to discriminate against people [...]

December 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, Law, University News, VALOR Center|

John F. Kennedy Celebrates The Holidays By Giving Back to the Community

December 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, Law, University News, VALOR Center|

Two of JFKU’s organizations celebrated the holidays by running collection drives for two important non-profits that serve those in need during this season. The VALOR Center, John F. Kennedy University’s veteran services program, partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program to collect new, unwrapped toys to be distributed as Christmas gifts [...]

JFK University Community Counseling Center Offers Counseling to Those Affected by Ghost Ship Fire Tragedy

In light of the horrific tragedy at Oakland’s “Ghost Ship” Warehouse this weekend John F. Kennedy University’s Community Counseling Centers are offering to provide low or no-cost counseling for anyone affected. "Our thoughts are with the parents, families, and friends of those who lost loved ones in the Ghost Ship fire. We are deeply saddened [...]

Over 300 Come to Build Outrageously Successful Nonprofit Organizations

On Tuesday, November 15, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University played host to it’s biggest event yet The Philanthropy Symposium “Building outrageously successful non-profit organizations”. This high-profile event underscores the University’s push to broaden its positive impact in local communities. The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University partnered with [...]

November 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, University News|

JFK University Serves Up Big Wins for Underserved Students and Bay Area Nonprofits

November 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, University News|

John F. Kennedy University played host to two successful, high-profile events this week that underscored the University’s push to enhance student support and to broaden its impact in local communities. On Saturday, November 12, JFK University honored Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Maryland’s first woman lieutenant governor and former U.S. deputy assistant attorney general, with the Kennedy [...]

November 22, 2016|Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Tips for Success|

A Perfect Pitch: Giving an effective 30-60 second elevator pitch every time!

November 22, 2016|Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Tips for Success|

We’ve all had situations where we unexpectedly meet someone who asks the much anticipated question – “What do you do?” As an entrepreneur, we thrive on these opportunities, as you never know what interest this person has, what job they are in, who they know, or if their brother-in-law is an investor billionaire.  We know [...]

November 21, 2016|#EducationForChange, Law, University News|

Socrates Comes To JFKU

November 21, 2016|#EducationForChange, Law, University News|

A dramatic performance of SOCRATES NOW by Emmy Award winning actor and director Yannis Simonides of Elliniko Theatro (Greek Theater) of New York was held at the JFKU Pleasant Hill campus on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  Presented in collaboration with the Modern Greek Studies Foundation, the performance attracted over ninety guests from the JFKU community [...]

November 4, 2016|VALOR Center|

Front Line to Home Front: Moral Injury

November 4, 2016|VALOR Center|

“22 soldiers per day commit suicide,” stated Jared Anderson, VALOR Center Coordinator at John F. Kennedy University.  “We have lost more soldiers to suicide than we have to the Taliban. This is a major issue facing society today and this program is our chance to provide support and grow awareness around this tremendous issue.” On [...]

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