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Honors Program earns top fundraising spot for Relay for Life
JSU Honors Program was awarded first place as Top Fundraising School/Education Program at the Relay for Life Team Captain Wrap-Up Celebration on Tues., May 21.
Jacksonville State University recognized Outstanding Faculty Awards winners, faculty research award, tenure and promotion recipients as well as retirees and scholars at the annual Faculty Awards Program on May 14 on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library. A reception followed on the twelfth floor.
Find out your cardiovascular fitness level, test your muscular strength and endurance, and participate in other fun fitness demonstrations on May 29 at the National Employee Health and Fitness Day at the Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Jacksonville State University announces the following students were added to the President's and Deans' Lists for Spring 2013. To be named to the President's List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average, or all A's. Students earning all A's and B's are named to the Deans' List.
Seven hundred seven candidates for graduation crossed the stage to receive their degrees during Jacksonville State University’s Spring 2013 Commencement exercises on Friday, April 26 at JSU Stadium.
The Higher Education Partnership is calling for all of our members and friends of the public universities to take a stand before Monday, May 20. House Bill 123 is in a position to pass the legislature on Monday. It is a bill that allows the universities to have control over the amount that is charged for distance learning courses.
The annual Faculty Awards Program will be on Tuesday, May 14 at 5 p.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
One of the beauties of a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta is the topical humor and the ability to contemporarily update references that W.S. Gilbert wrote into the libretto. With that in mind, don’t be surprised when Ko-Ko, The Lord High Executioner of the town of Titipu, the fictional Japanese setting of “The Mikado”, starts singing that the “cretins from the Music Department” and the advisor to President Meehan are on his list of future executions.
Ramona Love Prater was a life-long lover and learner of music, passing along the gift of playing piano and singing to generations of Alabama students. Most of her life was spent teaching students in the Decatur and Huntsville areas, and it was one of these former students, Russ Gordon, from Austin High School (1971) that oversaw raising funds for a music scholarship in her memory.
This will be the fifth in a series of second Saturday hikes being offered by the AOA and JSU Field School with the goal of section hiking the entire Pinhoti Trail in Alabama.
Banner finance training will be in Ayers Hall from 2:30 - 4 on May 14.
Following is the schedule of work on the Bibb Graves HVAC replacement project for the week of May 3-10.
Following are summer hours for on-campus dining facilities.
The Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center, the SBA and area chambers of commerce will offer one-on-one counseling for prospective and existing small business owners at no charge during the month of May.
The “GO Day” event will offer a mix of information centers and active fun areas and places where guests, and especially kids, can practice archery, fish, and play in the bounce houses. Photo opportunities with Smokey Bear will be provided too. Special guests include the Anniston Museum and Dr. George Cline from Jacksonville State University.
Registration is now open for JSU Field Schools' award -winning Nature Camps. Camps are filling quickly, so please act quickly to guarantee your spot!
Congratulations to Mr. Danny Whaley, who has been selected as Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for April, 2013. Mr. Whaley is an employee in the Building Services division.
The APC will be held from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the JSU McClellan Center in Anniston and includes lunch. Registration is open until May 6 at 4:30 p.m.
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation, named in honor FDNY 9/11 fallen Firefighter Stephen Siller, and the Gary Sinise Foundation, along with Jacksonville State University and community leaders are pleased to announce “Operation Ben” at JSU Stadium to honor Marine Sgt. Ben Tomlinson, who was paralyzed in Afghanistan in 2011 after he was shot by enemy fire.
Join the 2013 Marching Ballerinas for the Second Annual Marching Ballerina Showcase and Fundraiser on Monday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center.
JSU drama presents Noel Coward’s “improbable farce,” Blithe Spirit, one of the longest-running comedies in theatrical history, on May 15-19, 2013.
You are invited to attend a "Proclamation Day" for retired JSU photographer Opal Rufus Lovett at the Sylacauga City Council Meeting on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 9 a.m. Your presence will be greatly appreciated.
JSU graduate finally fulfills dream for 2013 grad Latoya Threatt.
The Office of Controller and Purchasing will hold a New Banner Finance User training session on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in Room 241 Self Hall. The training will cover the basics of Banner Finance for the new user. To reserve a seat, please contact Jennifer Evans at ext. 5002 or email@example.com.
April 21-27, 2013 is National Volunteer Week. I would like to recognize the many JSU student, faculty, and staff volunteers who unselfishly dedicate their time and talents to improve our campus and community in a variety of ways.
Dr. Glen Browder, former U.S. Congressman and Emeritus Professor of American Democracy at JSU, will speak at Jacksonville State University's spring commencement on Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. on Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.
“If you would ask me where I am from, I would tell you ‘from Hungary,’ but this changed every few months because there was a different occupation of the territory every few months,” Holocaust survivor Max Steinmetz explains as he recalls the social and political upheaval of Europe during the 1930-40s.
University employees, mark your calendars! On Thursday April 25, 2013, John French, a VALIC Financial Planning Advisor will be on site to conduct investments consultations.
Following is the schedule for the Bibb Graves HVAC Replacement Project during week 8, April 19-26.
Following a pre-construction meeting with the re-roofing contractor, Alabama Roofing of Anniston, JSU's Physical Plant offers offer the following information regarding the roof repairs at the Houston Cole Library. Repairs will commence on Monday, April 22.
In this high energy, one-day seminar participants will hear from two leading minds in the fields of mobile and social media marketing as they teach how to propel their brands into the 21st century using their greatest marketing asset-- their customers!
Jacksonville State fans will get the opportunity to see the Gamecock football team in action under new coach Bill Clark at the J-Day Spring Football Game on Friday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.
We will administer the LOE Index again from April 29, 2013 to May 17, 2013 to assess JSU faculty and staff reactions to change institution-wide and in your divisions and colleges.
Take a break from studying and fuel up for finals at Midnight in the Caf on Tuesday, April 16 from 10 p.m. - midnight. Breakfast items will be on the menu.
Below is the schedule of HVAC replacement work to be done in Bibb Graves Hall during the week of April 14-21.
The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
The 31st annual Jacksonville State University Holocaust Remembrance will be held April 11, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., Stone Center Theater, Jacksonville State University. This event is free and open to the general public. Keynote speaker will be Holocaust survivor Max Steinmetz.
Due to the impending severe weather forecast by the National Weather Service for this afternoon, the University will cancel all classes and activities at 1:00 p.m. today.
Due to the possibility of stormy weather, JSU's One Day Without Shoes originally scheduled for Thursday, April 11 is rescheduled to take place beginning at noon on Friday, April 12 during the pre-J-Day Game tailgate party on Dillon Field. The barefoot walk will now begin at 3 p.m.
JSU business students will have the opportunity to tour the Federal Reserve free of charge on Fri., May 3.
The brothers of Kappa Sigma will hold their annual Back on the Farm event with $5 all you can eat crawfish plates and live music. This event will take place on the grounds of the Alumni House and will start at noon. The event is open to the public and all ages are welcome! Proceeds will go to the JSU Kappa Sigma philanthropy - Military Heroes. Join the brothers for a day of great food, music, fun, and to help raise money for a great cause!
The JaXSpots Spring Fling will be on Wednesday, April 10, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on the JSU Quad.
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join North Alabama area residents on Saturday, April 13, 2013 and Monday, April 15, 2013 in the following counties--
The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will hold April Banner Finance Training on Tuesday, April 9, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in 355 Ayers Hall.
Houston Cole Library to Hold Drawing for Student VIP Study Room One JSU student will win the use of their own private VIP study room for the week of finals, plus a special treat of homemade baked goods. If you are looking for a good place to study for finals, come join the COCKY crowd at Club Cole, also known as Houston Cole Library, by entering our drawing. COCKY stands for COnvenient Collegiate Knowledge for You.
Funeral services with military honors for MAJ John Calvin Turner, USA Ret., 87, will be today, April 6, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel with the Revs. John Simmons and Ted Anderson officiating.
Following is the Bibb Graves HVAC Replacement Project Schedule for Week 6, April 6-13.
One JSU student will win the use of their own private VIP study room for the week of finals, plus a special treat of homemade baked goods. If you are looking for a good place to study for finals, come join the COCKY crowd at Club Cole, also known as Houston Cole Library, by entering our drawing. COCKY stands for COnvenient Collegiate Knowledge for You.
Funeral service for Dr. R. Douglas Peters, 69, will be Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 12 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center Chapel in Jacksonville with the Rev. Ted Anderson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Dr. Peters died Monday, April 1, 2013, at his residence.
Donate blood at the Merrill building today!