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Augusta hosts Jaguar XC Invitational Sept. 9

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams host the ninth annual Jaguar Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 9. Augusta will race a men’s 8K and women’s 5K for the second year in a...

Jags in Rio

Two members of the Augusta University community will follow Olympian and Augusta University alumnus Pardon Ndhlovu to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to continue documenting his inspiring story. On Aug. 21, Ndhlovu, a recent MBA graduate and volunteer...

Runner hits hurdle, still in race for Olympics

Pardon Ndhlovu, Augusta University alumnus and assistant cross country coach, ran the Houston Marathon on Sunday in hopes of securing his spot on the Zimbabwe Olympic marathon team. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) set a...

Alumnus goes ‘The Extra Mile’

The Extra Mile is a short documentary following assistant coach and recent MBA recipient Pardon Ndhlovu’s journey from Zimbabwe to Rio, by way of Augusta University. He competes in the Olympic marathon on Aug. 21 in Rio, Brazil. Send him your...

Better than 2:16

UPDATE: Augusta University is home to an impressive number of amazing people, but few have come as far – or have the potential to go as far – as assistant coach and MBA recipient Pardon Ndhlovu, who began his journey running barefoot in Zimbabwe and...

Graduation Spotlight – Pardon Ndhlovu

Why did you choose Augusta University? “I’m the first one from my family in Zimbabwe to go to college. At home, it was every kid’s dream to come to the U.S. because you’re coming for a better life. I came to Augusta University from University...

Men’s Track Ranked 28th In The Nation

The GRU Augusta men’s outdoor track and field team is ranked 28th in the country for NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s most recent ranking released March 24. The...

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