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May 12, 2024

PHOTO ESSAY | Edward Waters commencement

Saturday’s Edward Waters University commencement was held Downtown because the HBCU’s gym can no longer fit its graduates.…

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Edward Waters University has been located in Jacksonville's New Town neighborhood since 1904. The university has called Jacksonville home since 1982. | Ben Brown, Special to Jacksonville Today
March 4, 2024

Edward Waters president battles old HBCU perceptions as university grows

For Faison, outdated impressions of Edward Waters are especially irksome as he leads the university through historic firsts.…

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September 26, 2023

THE JAXSON | Getting to know the Edward Waters University historic district

Part of Edward Waters University was added to the National Register of Historic Places last year. These 6 buildings make…

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Edward Waters defensive back Kamren Thomas (10) celebrates his interception with linebacker Sky Louis during the second half of the Big Cat Classic. Florida Memorial defeated Edward Waters 38-21 in The Big Cat Classic on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023 in Jacksonville. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
September 4, 2023

PHOTO ESSAY | Big Cat Classic gives Edward Waters community chance to count its blessings

When the Edward Waters University football team kicked off its 2023 season on Saturday afternoon at Nathaniel Glover Community Field…

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These renovated tennis courts at Edward Waters University will be home to a new women's tennis program. | Steven Ponson, WJCT News 98.9
August 3, 2023

New tennis courts beckon to students at Edward Waters University

EWU says the courts — home to a new women’s tennis program — are a chance for students to get…