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2015 JSU Marching Ballerina Interest Meeting

The Marching Ballerinas are having an interest meeting February 27 that will start at 7 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center.

Calhoun County Civic Chorale Begins Its Spring Season: New Members are Welcome!

The Calhoun County Civic Choral will begin its fall season on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:15 p.m. in the Performance Center of Mason Hall on the Jacksonville State University campus. The Chorale will begin rehearsing music for its April 12th performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, which will be held at First United Methodist Church in Anniston, 1400 Noble Street.
Cortlyn Watson Crowned Miss JSU 2015

January 16 at Leone Cole, Cortlyn Watson was crowned Miss JSU 2015.
University Will Be Closed Monday, Jan. 19 for MLK Holiday

Jacksonville State University will be closed on Monday, January 19 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
The Legacy of William Meehan: Beloved Teacher and Advisor

Upon graduating from Jacksonville State University in 1976 with his Master of Science degree in biology, Dr. William A. Meehan found himself at a career crossroads.
The Legacy of President Meehan: Student Days

William Arthur Meehan’s 47-year history with Jacksonville State University began in 1968, when he first stepped on campus as a freshman and “fell in love with the institution.”
JSU Awards 503 Degrees During Fall 2014 Commencement

Five hundred three candidates for graduation crossed the stage to receive their degrees during Jacksonville State University’s Fall 2014 Commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at the Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Take Me Out To the Ball Game…Gamecock Baseball Tickets Now on Sale

2015 Baseball Tickets now available.
JSU Fields Schools Offer Zombie Emergency Response Training

Brains! Make yours smarter by learning survival skills at this interactive training event organized by JSU Field Schools.
Scale Back Alabama Kicks Off January 20-23

Starting in January, Jacksonville State University will join hundreds of other organizations in a statewide weight-loss program called “Scale Back Alabama.” The 10-week program is designed to capitalize on those New Year’s resolutions and create a fun atmosphere for weight loss and physical activity.
2015 Cocky Calendars Now On Sale

Spend every day of 2015 with your favorite fowl-- Cocky's Calendar is now available!
JSU’s Joseph Scott Morgan to Appear in Discovery Channel Series

Joseph Scott Morgan, JSU’s distinguished scholar of forensics, is headed to London this weekend to be filmed for a new true crime Discovery Channel series, “How to Kill Your Lover,” to air on Discovery ID and Discovery Europe.
University Mourns Loss of Former Photographer Opal R. Lovett

Lovett saw the university through two name changes and worked tirelessly to capture on film decades of life and growth at his alma mater. He passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11.
REAL Teaching Grants Recipients Chosen

Each award includes a budget of $2,000 to support research, the purchase of needed equipment, and development of pedagogical materials.
LSAT Practice Test Scheduled for January 31

An actual LSAT Practice Test will be administered on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 8 a.m. for currently enrolled JSU Students. Location is 105 Martin Hall. The test is free but you MUST register by Wednesday, Jan. 28.
JSU Professor Working on New Medical Malpractice Title

Professor Benjamin A. Hardy of the Jacksonville State University College of Commerce and Business Administration, right, and co-author Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Hood recently met with their publisher, Thomson Reuters, in Rochester, N.Y. to discuss their legal treatises and the future of legal writing.
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society Invites Applicants

The English Honor Society announces its 2015 membership drive to all eligible undergraduate and graduate students. All interested students should email the faculty sponsor, Dr. Andrea Porter, at The email deadline is January 28, 2015.
Student Research Papers Sought

Students are invited to share their research at the annual JSU Arts and Sciences Symposium set for Feb. 18-19.
College of Nursing Hosts Run/Walk For Your Life 5K

The JSU College of Nursing is hosting Run/Walk For Your Life 5K on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Registration prices vary.
JSU Recognized As One of the Nation's Best Online Computer Science Programs

Jacksonville State University was recently recognized for having one of the Best Online Computer Science programs in the United States.
JSU Ambassadors Interest Meeting

Learn how you can become a 2015-16 JSU Ambassador at this interest meeting for applicants.
PEEHIP Wellness Screenings on Campus on Jan. 14

Health screenings will take place January 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Stephenson Hall, Rm 213.
JSU Board of Trustees to Meet on January 26

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Network Upgrades Scheduled for January 19

On Monday, January 19, Jacksonville State University Information Technology will upgrade the network infrastructure. This upgrade will require a maintenance window from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Network traffic will be disrupted for periods during the maintenance window. This upgrade will provide redundancy in a key piece of equipment. JSU IT would like to thank everyone for their understanding as we work to provide better service to all of our customers.
From Counseling to Cooking: A JSU Graduate’s Journey to Owning His Own Business

From suffering personal tragedy during his freshman year to washing dishes for campus dining and realizing a love for the culinary arts, the ups and downs of Tradale Jefferson’s time at Jacksonville State University molded him into the person he is today – a true Jack-of-all-trades.
One on One Retirement Counseling Sessions Available

On January 14 and 15, there will be a TIAA-CREF consultant for individual retirement consulting.
Banner Training Set for January

Strengthen your Banner skills at training in January.
Multiple Grammy Nominee to Start off the Foothills Piano Festival

Allison Brewster Franzetti will present in a recital on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. There also will be a performance from JSU faculty flutist Dr. Jeremy Benson. The concert is free and open to the public.
New Miss JSU to be Crowned on Friday, January 16

The 2015 Miss Jacksonville State University Scholarship Pageant will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Leone Cole Auditorium on the JSU campus. Miss JSU 2014, Jayme Wagner, will crown her successor.
Fall Graduation Set for Dec. 19 in Pete Mathews Coliseum

Jacksonville State University announces Fall 2014 Graduation, which will take place on Dec. 19 in Pete Mathews Coliseum. The ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Commerce and Business Administration will be at 4:30 p.m. Commencement for the College of Education and Professional Studies and the College of Nursing will be at 7 p.m.
JSU Named a Top Military School

Military Advanced Education journal has awarded Jacksonville State University the designation of a Top School in its 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities
University Announces Holiday Closing Dates

Jacksonville State University will be closed Tuesday, December 23, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015 for the holidays.
Glow Dash 5k Raises Money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The JSU Office of Student Life and the Summer Reading Program Committee are excited to announce a $4,910.10 donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Mark Steward is JSU's 2014 Employee of the Year

JSU has a new Employee of the Year! Congratulations to Mark Steward, who was honored at the annual staff awards luncheon on Dec. 15.
District VI Student Council Association Meets at JSU

The Alabama Student Council Association's District VI takes part in leadership training at JSU.
Four Generations of Gamecocks

Many students are the first or second generation in their family to attend college. Dillon Thomas Ledbetter Brock is a fourth generation Gamecock in a family with a 70-year history with the university.
The Office of Student Life Announces GO! Team Members

The GO! Team is made up of outstanding and well trained students (GO! Leaders) and faculty (GO! Advisors) that work together and play a vital role in helping new students make the transition to Jacksonville State University.
Delores Collier is JSU Employee of the Month for December 2014

Congratulations to Delores Collier, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for December 2014. Ms. Collier is a Library Technical Assistant in the Houston Cole Library.
New Student Orientation to Take Place on December 11

The Office of Student Life will be hosting new student orientation for first-year students entering JSU in spring 2015. Students will check in at the Theron Montgomery Building Thursday, December 11, at 10 a.m.
JSU Robotics Team Captures National Title

Over Thanksgiving break, the JSU Robotics Team traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, where it placed first in the 14th annual Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Student Robotics Competition.
'Friendliest Campus' Prepares for the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, we at Jacksonville State University are reminded of our numerous blessings and relish the opportunity to give back to the community and those in need. Not only does JSU have various service projects going on across campus, but we are also offering some fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season.
Road to the Championship: Get Your Ticket to Ride

JSU will host the second round of the NCAA Division I FCS playoffs on Dec. 6. Great ticket options are available. Come cheer on the Gamecocks!
Jobseekers Invited to Alabama Career Center Mobile Unit on Dec. 6

The Alabama Department of Labor is offering jobseekers an opportunity for support finding employment by setting up a mobile career center outside Saturday's football game.
2015 Staff Performance Reviews

It's almost that time of year again. The 2015 staff performance review process kicks off January 2, 2015. This process will evaluate staff employee performance for 2014.
Dr. Prudlo to Present Antigone Lecture on December 4

Dr. Donald S. Prudlo, associate professor of history at JSU, will present the third in a series of five lectures on the development of liberty in the Western tradition. This lecture will be on Thursday, December 4 at 5:00 p.m. in the Merrill Hall Auditorium, Rm. 101.
UAB Professor to Present "Zebrafish Nutrition: The Elephant in the Room" on December 5

There's an elephant in the room, and it's a zebrafish. Learn more from UAB biologist Dr. Stephen Watts.
Nursing Alumnae Receive Prestigious Awards

Two alumnae from the Jacksonville State University nursing program have been named recipients of prestigious awards coveted in the local nursing community.
Registration Open for Spring 2015 Meal Plan Selection

Are you planning to live on campus during Spring 2015? Don't forget to register your spring meal plan before January 13, 2015!
Banner Training Offered on December 4, 9

The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer Banner training on December 4, 2014 and December 9, 2014.
JSU Bass Fishers Looking for New Members

The JSU Bass Fishing Team is looking for new members. The team fishes collegiate tournaments across the Southeast including Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), BASS, Fishlife and Cabela's events.

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