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Unique Courses for Fall 2020

Check out one of these fresh, unique and exciting courses for Fall 2020.

University to Offer Series of Courses Focused on Race and Social Justice

The new Explore Seminars series offers one-hour, one-credit courses focused on special topics.
Graduation Day Details: Spring and Summer 2020

Spring and summer commencement will take place on July 31 and August 1.
70-Year-Old Graduate Proves It’s Never Too Late to “Finish What You Started”

Ola Pruett is one of 430 students to receive their degrees at JSU's Summer 2020 commencement on July 31.
JSU to Offer Master’s in Athletic Training

After four years of planning, JSU’s new Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT) program will launch this fall for students aspiring to become certified athletic trainers.
Board of Trustees Meeting Recap

The JSU Board of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.
University Mourns Passing of English Instructor

English instructor Sarah Moersch Porterfield passed away on July 7.
University Study Recommends Expansion of Passenger Rail in the South

Jennifer Green in the Center for Economic Development and Business Research conducts study for Southern Rail.
JSU to Offer Free Pandemic Course to Students and Alumni

Dr. Jeff Ryan is offering the free, three-credit undergraduate course for Summer II and Fall 2020.
JSU Pre-Law Program Prepares Students for Acceptance into Law School

JSU’s Pre-Law program prepares students for the application process to American Bar Association accredited law schools by partnering them with skilled advisors, helping them choose a rigorous course load, and scheduling meetings and interviews with law school representatives. Students may also check out LSAT prep books and guides for drafting their personal statement for admission to law school.
International House Director to Celebrate July 4 as a New US Citizen

After 16 years living and working in the US, Chandni Khadka-Walsh becomes an American citizen.
Lights, Camera, Action: JSU Establishes Film Degree

New Bachelor's in Film program coming to campus in Fall 2020.
Don Killingsworth Named President of Jacksonville State University

The Jacksonville State University (JSU) Board of Trustees today confirmed Dr. Don C. Killingsworth, Jr. – a two-time JSU graduate and acting president since Oct. 22, 2019 – as the university’s 13th president. His new role is effective immediately.
Message from the President: Creating a More Inclusive Campus

Our administration has been looking inward, seeking to understand how we can better lead and support change on campus.
JSU Announces 2020 Recipients of Prestigious Honors Scholarship

Eight freshman have been selected to receive the university's top award for incoming students, the JSU Honors Scholarship.