Annual JSU and Little River Canyon Center Half Marathon Slated for Oct. 10
Join runners from around the Southeast as Jacksonville State University and Little River Canyon Center host the 4th annual half marathon slated for Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 8 a.m. Registration fee is $50 prior to October 10 (online registration) or $70 day of race.
JSU Thinks Pink
Along with the autumnal shades of red, yellow, brown and orange this October, the City of Jacksonville has also turned pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Campus and community organizations are working to heighten awareness and raise funds for breast cancer research.
JSU to Recognize 2015 Alumni Award Winners at Homecoming
The JSU Alumni Association will honor five recipients of the 2015 Alumni Awards during Homecoming on Oct. 31.
Boo to You from JSU
Campus is offering spooktacular events to guarantee a ghoulishly good time this October.
Latin American Film Festival Returns to JSU Oct. 6
Jacksonville State University's Department of History and Foreign Languages in conjunction with Spanish and Latin American cinema distribution company PRAGDA and the Spanish Ministry on Education and Culture will present the 2015 Spanish Film Club on campus Oct. 6 - Nov. 10.
Halloween Tricks, Homecoming Treats- Campus Prepares for Oct. 31 Homecoming
The weather may be cooling down, but Jacksonville State University is turning up the heat this October in preparation its Halloween Homecoming on Oct. 31. Here is the full schedule of events...
Oct. 7 Wellness Wednesday to Offer Cancer-Fighting Lunch, Education
Did you know that what you eat can affect your risk for cancer? On Wednesday, Oct. 7, have a lunch of cancer-fighting foods and learn more about how a healthy lifestyle reduces cancer risk at Wellness Wednesday
Connect With Prospective Employers at the Annual Fall Career Fair Oct. 7
Are you ready to explore your future? It's time for the annual Fall Career Fair!
Annual Foothills Piano Festival to be Held on Oct. 2
The annual Foothills Piano Festival at JSU will be held in the Mason Performance Center on Friday, October 2, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
Genesis Benefit Concert to be Held on September 29
The Music Department will be hosting the Genesis Music Scholarship Concert on Tuesday, September 29, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center.
JSU to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy
The Alabama Commission on Higher Education has cleared the way for Jacksonville State University to begin offering a new Bachelor of Science degree in respiratory therapy through its College of Nursing. It will be the only program of its kind offered by a university in North Alabama.
Campus Radio Station to Celebrate 40 Years
JSU's student-run radio station, WLJS, 92J, is celebrating 40 years on air. Alumni DJs are invited back to campus on Oct. 2 to mark the special day.
JSU Art Department Presents "Ley Lines" Oct. 1
A national juried art show, “Ley Lines” received more than 250 entries from across the U.S.
JSU Drama Announces 2015-16 Season
The JSU Department of Drama is gearing up for another exciting season of enchanting audiences with breathtaking performances.
Nursing Starts New Tradition: White Coat Ceremony
The College of Nursing welcomed its new class of nurses with a White Coat Ceremony.
JSU to Present “An Evening with Rick Bragg” on Sept. 30
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Calhoun County’s own Rick Bragg will be on Jacksonville State University’s campus on Wednesday, Sept. 30 to discuss his latest book and celebrate the re-release of his first book, which put him on the literary map.
Author Sonny Brewer to Speak at Houston Cole Library Sept. 24
Sonny Brewer, author of “The Widow and the Tree,” will be at Jacksonville State University’s Houston Cole Library on Thursday, Sept. 24 to discuss his novel inspired by actual events. The book, his fourth, was chosen as the 2012 Alabama Library Association’s Novel of the Year.
Masterpieces Back in the Spotlight at Renovated Hammond Gallery
The doors of Hammond Gallery, the exhibit space for the JSU Department of Art, have reopened after months of renovations. Check out three new shows on display this month.
Son Honors Father at JSU Stadium Club
As fans arrive at JSU Stadium on Sept. 19 for the university’s first home football game of the 2015 season, those enjoying the game from the Stadium Club on the fifth floor will be greeted by the legacy of a father who championed his sons’ higher education – Samuel Royce “Mutt” Bryant.
Gamecocks to Face Tennessee State in Home Opener Sept. 19
The Jacksonville State University Gamecocks will play their home opener vs. the Tennessee State Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. CDT on Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.
Network Issue Resolved
JSU Information Technology has officially resolved what they consider to be the root of the network issues that have caused the university to be without wireless internet since Sept. 8.
JSU Helps Lead Effort to Create Freedom Riders Park
Efforts to recognize an historic Civil Rights site in Calhoun County have grown into a nationwide campaign led, in part, by JSU’s Environmental Policy and Information Center.
Here's to Your Health-- Annual Health Fair is Thursday, Sept. 17
JSU Counseling Services, University Housing and Residence Life, Health Services Center (Project Vortex), The Fair Housing Agency of Alabama, and the JSU Peer Educators will sponsor an annual health fair on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
JSU Faculty, Staff, Alumni Encourage Future College Students Through Lecture Series
Entrepreneur and motivational speaker Tayner Satcher will address students at Anniston High School on Thursday, Sept. 17, as part of an ongoing lecture series designed to encourage students to pursue higher education.
JSU Center for Applied Forensics Receives $34,000 Training Grant
The grant will be used to equip and train 100 individuals in the documentation and collection of crime scene evidence.
Wireless Network Remains Under Repair
A resolution is expected soon on a wireless network issue that began Sept. 8.
Sept. 17 Constitution, Citizenship Day Program to Feature Freedom Riders Panel
A Freedom Riders panel will highlight JSU's Constitution and Citizenship Day program on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
JSU Collegiate Recovery Community Hosts Sober Tailgate on Sept. 19
With football season in high gear, tailgating is something that can be expected on a college campus. One fairly new JSU organization, the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC), reminds us to remember those struggling with sobriety. It’s hosting the second annual Sober Tailgate this Saturday in honor of National Recovery Month.
Who Rules the Roosters at JSU?
With the Gamecock as our mascot, it is not uncommon to see a rooster or two in an office around campus. However, with nearly 140 roosters in her office, Nancy Turner in the JSU Alumni House currently holds the record for the largest rooster collection on campus.
JSU IT Continues to Work on Wireless Access
The JSU IT department continues to work on repairing the wireless network. Recent troubleshooting efforts with the hardware manufacturer and its engineers have led to some discoveries that will hopefully produce a resolution soon.
Guest Artists Milton Masciadri and Ana Flávia Frazão to Perform September 15
On Tuesday, September 14, 2015, the Music Department will be hosting Milton Masciadri, double bass, along with Ana Flávia Frazão, piano. This event will be in the Mason Hall Performance Center, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
IT Working to Resolve Campus Internet Issues
Jacksonville State University continues to experience Internet connectivity issues today.
HR Hosts Health Benefits Fair on September 10 in TMB Auditorium
The Office of Human Resources invites faculty and staff to a fun, informational, health-oriented Benefits Fair on Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the TMB Auditorium. Vendors from Calhoun County and surrounding areas will provide information about their products/services, along with samples, coupons, items for purchase and possible free promotional giveaways.
Listen, Look and Learn at the Little River Canyon Center
Are frogs your favorite or do you find butterflies more beautiful? Is your perfect weekend written in the stars or found underground? Join experts in fields such as biology, ecology, astronomy, lepidoptery and archaeology for unique, free learning opportunities at the Little River Canyon Center.
INFOGRAPHIC- Meet Our Freshman President, Dr. John M. Beehler
Dr. John M. Beehler became 12th president of Jacksonville State Univeristy on July 1, 2015. He is committed to using his talents and experience to lead the “Friendliest Campus in the South” to new heights.
Power Out in Select Buildings Friday Afternoon
Due to an unexpected problem with the power distribution system, a number of buildings will be without power from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 4.
Jacksonville State University to Close for Labor Day
Jacksonville State University will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
Gallery to Open With 'Instill' on September 3
The opening reception for Instill, a multimedia art show featuring work by former and current Jacksonville State University Art Department faculty, will be Thursday, Sept. 3 from 5-7 p.m. The show will be on display through Sept. 24 in our newly remodeled Hammond Hall Gallery.
JSU Fans Invited to Suit Up for College Colors Day Sept. 4
On Fridays, JSU fans wear red. This Friday, there is even more incentive to suit up in JSU gear because Sept. 4 is College Colors Day!
Celebrating with the Southerners
The Marching Southerners are back on campus and gearing up for a spectacular 2015 season. This year's show will celebrate the university's proud history and promising future.
JSU Awards 367 Degrees at Summer Commencement
Three hundred sixty-seven candidates for graduation crossed the stage to receive their degrees during Jacksonville State University’s Summer 2015 Commencement exercises on Friday, August 7 at JSU Stadium.
Ten JSU Classrooms Get A New Back-to-School Look
Students are returning to campus to find classrooms have been redesigned into collaborative, state-of-the-art learning spaces.
JSU Helps Raise Spirits and $9K for Area Needy
More than $9,200 was raised for families in need at the 10th annual Spirit on Mountain Street festival held at JSU on Aug. 27.
Civic Chorale Seeks Voices
The Calhoun County Civic Chorale is warming up for its 2015-2016 season and is looking for new singers to round out the ensemble. The first rehearsal is August 31, 7:15 p.m., at the Mason Hall performance center at Jacksonville State University and interested singers are invited to come learn more about the group.
Campus Welcomes John M. Beehler as 12th President
John M. Beehler assumed the helm today as 12th president of Jacksonville State University. He succeeds William A. Meehan, who retired June 30 after serving as the university's top administrator for 16 years.
JSU Selects John M. Beehler as 12th President
John M. Beehler was named the 12th president of Jacksonville State University today during a special session of the Board of Trustees held on campus at Houston Cole Library. He assumes the helm on July 1.
Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered September 3 & 8
The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer Banner Finance Workshops on September 3 and 8. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at email@example.com or 256-782-5002.
Kellie Pickler to Perform at JSU Stadium
Farmer's & Merchants Bank will present country star Kellie Pickler in concert on August 29, 7 p.m., in JSU Stadium. Admission is free and open to the public.
Meet Dr. John Beehler: JSU's Freshman President
A first generation college student, Dr. John Beehler never thought he would one day become a college president. He took over the reins as JSU's top administrator on July 1 and is loving life so far on the Friendliest Campus in the South.
Welcome Class of 2019 at Freshman Convocation
Campus is invited to Freshman Convocation on August 25 to welcome the freshman class into the JSU Family.