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Computer Science, Technology and Engineering Fair will be Wednesday, Oct. 3

The Computer Science, Technology and Engineering Career Fair is coming to the Quad on Wednesday, October 3.

 
Mock Grant Proposal Development Training Scheduled for October 16

The IRC will guide participants through the pre-award, award, and post award phases of a grant.
 
Sodexo, Miss JSU Beth Milam Launch Month-Long Campus Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research

In addition to accepting monetary donations, they are collecting pink Yoplait yogurt lids for the "Save Lids, Save Lives" project.
 
Sodexo to Sponsor 'Pink Lunch in the Caf' on October 18

Anyone who wears PINK to the Jack Hopper Dining Hall from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on October 18 will be able to eat for only $5. There will be a specialty menu with various food items being colored pink plus more.
 
Legacy, Inc. Grant Will Help JSU Biology Professors Engage Northeast Alabama Students in Terrapin Creek Study

Four biology professors received a $7,000 grant from Legacy, Inc. Partners in Environmental Education. The investigators are Dr. Lori Tolley-Jordan, Dr. Jimmy Triplett, Dr. Mark Meade, and Dr. Chris Murdock. The $7,000 grant entitled “Active Science for Active Minds” involves hands-on workshops scheduled in May 2013. The project will serve at least 250 children from local Northeast Alabama middle schools during May 2013. The students will be honorary biologists studying at Terrapin Creek near Piedmont.
 
JSU to Host Back-to-Back Band Competitions on October 6, 13

On October 6, fourteen high school bands from Alabama and Georgia will compete in the JSU Contest of Champions in the JSU Stadium. On October 13, thirty bands representing seven Southeastern states from Kentucky to Florida will march onto Burgess-Snow Field to compete in the Bands of America Regional Championships.
 
Small Business Counseling Offered In October

Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center, the SBA, and the Childersburg Chamber of Commerce will offer one-on-one counseling for prospective and existing small business owners at no charge in October.
 
Dr. Jerry Kiser Presents C.S. Lewis on October 16

Dr. Jerry Kiser, Professor of Counselor Education at JSU, presents C.S. Lewis: His Life, His Work, His Theology and His Theory of Counseling on October 16, at 7:00p.m. at the Wesley Foundation.
 
Lora Spivey is JSU Employee of the Month for October 2012

Ms. Spivey is a Secretary in Emergency Management. She has been an employee with Jacksonville State University since September 2000.
 
WLJS Nominated for CMJ TuneIn Radio Digital Leadership Award; Listeners WIll Determine Winner

Congratulations to Jacksonville State University's campus radio station, WLJS 91.9 FM, which has been nominated for another CMJ award, The Tunein Radio Digital Leadership Award. Unlike the Most Improved Award for which WLJS was nominated last year, the winner will be determined by listeners.
 
Flu Shots for JSU Employees Offered on October 11

Healthwise, the Public Education Employees Wellness Program will be on campus giving Flu shots for JSU Employees on Thursday, October 11, 2012, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at The Alumni House.
 
Campus Events Slated in October for 'Wipe Out Domestic Violence' Month

On Monday, October 8th, a “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” Awareness Walk will be sponsored by Gamma Sigma Sigma and will take place from 4 – 6 p.m., starting on the TMB lawn.
 
Alpha Omicron Pi Sisters Participate in Atlanta Braves Arthritis Awareness Night

On Thursday, September 27, the sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi went to Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia to participate in the Atlanta Braves Arthritis Awareness Night.
 
Catholic Student Organization Collecting Canned Goods for Needy Through October 15

Catholic Student Organization is holding a canned goods drive to benefit needy families October 1-15. Canned goods can be dropped off in the designated boxes around campus in places like the TMB, Stadium Tower, Wesley Foundation, etc.
 
Little River Canyon Half Marathon Deadline Extended

Jacksonville State University, the Alabama Treasure Forest Association and the Little River Canyon Center is pleased to announce its first annual half marathon set to be held on Saturday, October 13th, 2012.
 
2012 Alabama Trails Conference Nov. 1-2 at Jacksonville State University

The theme for the conference is "Dream, Plan, Build," and activities will provide sharing, learning and networking aspects for anyone planning a trail, in the process of building a trail, or trying to build consensus in the dreaming stages of building a trail.
 
Student Experiences in Service Learning Subject of Oct. 15 Academe

Academe will hold its first meeting of the 2012-2013 academic year on Monday, October 15, 2012, at 3:15 p.m. in ll03C, Houston Cole Library.
 
Zeta Tau Alpha Collecting for Breast Cancer Awareness

As part of our national philanthropy, breast cancer education and awareness, the Zeta Psi chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha will be collecting pink Yoplait® yogurt lids for Yoplait’s Save Lids to Save Lives® campaign.
 
Student Organizations Needed for Homecoming Adopt-A-Business Decorating Project

Student organizations are needed to decorate local businesses' windows with posters or window paint, depicting this year's theme, "Gamecocks... Rounding Up the Racers!"
 
JSU Trustees to Meet Monday, October 15

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, October 15 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of Houston Cole Library.
 
Trustee Board Is Simply at a Point of “Discussion” on Healthcare Provider

To ensure that everyone has access to accurate information, here are some facts about JSU's investigation into possibilities for future student healthcare services.
 
Celebrate Halloween on the JSU Campus

Dust off your Halloween costume and pick your pumpkin! The season of frightful fun is here! Check out these upcoming Halloween activities at JSU.
 
Neil Labute's 'The Shape of Things' Opens JSU Drama's season Oct. 11-14, 18-21

In this play, Adam Sorenson’s life takes an unexpected turn when he meets Evelyn, an attractive graduate art student at the local museum where he works. Through Evelyn’s influence, Adam begins to improve his appearance and character. But at what cost?
 
'Show What You Know... Drink H20' is Theme of Oct. 17 Wellness Wednesday

Enjoy a healthy lunch served by our Family and Consumer Science students and enjoy a presentation by our Exercise Science and Wellness students at Wellness Wednesday, October 17 from noon-1 p.m.
 
Pink Out the Pete on October 19

Join us as we Pink Out the Pete for breast cancer awareness at the October 19 JSU volleyball game vs. Tennessee State.
 
October 17 Wednesday Workshop- It's Midterm, Now What Do I Do?

JSU Students, join us for our upcoming Wednesday Workshop entitled "It's Midterm: Now What Do I Do?," scheduled for October 17 at 4:30 p.m. in Martin Hall Room 332.
 
Former Students, Friends to Return for Dr. Browder Reunion on October 26

The special reception on Friday evening, Oct. 26, will commemorate Browder’s forty-year relationship with JSU, during which time he taught thousands of students and served in state and national office.
 
CGI to Hold On-Campus Interviews for Computer Science Seniors Graduating in December 2012

CGI seeks Jr. Java Developers, Application Developers, IT consultants and Business Analyst for JSU December 2012 graduates.
 
Art Alliance to Conduct Campus-Wide Pumpkin Contest

The contest will have three different categories including carving, painting, and amateur. 1st and 2nd place prizes will be given in each category.
 
Tocqueville Society to Hold First Meeting on Thursday, October 18

This organization will function as a book club and a vehicle for hosting on-campus lectures, debates, and symposiums on a wide array of topics, such as politics, religion, philosophy, culture, and literature.
 
JSU Fall Jazz Showcase Returns October 19

Three jazz bands, six combos and a Latin ensemble will be featured at the Mason Hall Performance Center on October 19 as the David L. Walters Department of Music presents the annual JSU Fall Jazz Showcase.
 
JSU Little River Canyon Center Achieves LEED Silver Certification

In a generation where “going green” is all the rave, Jacksonville State University has taken its passion for the environment a step further when building JSU’s Little River Canyon Center, which is LEED (Leadership, Environmental and Energy Design) nationally certified.
 
Call for Professional Development Leave, Educational Leave, Wuhan Scholar

Faculty who are interested in applying for Professional Development Leave, Educational Leave or Wuhan Scholar position may visit the Academic Affairs Website for guidelines and application instructions.
 
AOII Selling Blue Ribbons for Arthritis Philanthropy on October 19

On Friday, October 19 the sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi will sponsor a philanthropy event, "AOII Goes Blue for Arthritis," in the Theron Montgomery Building lobby from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will be royal blue ribbons to purchase for $2, with all proceeds benefiting arthritis research.
 
Annual Gamecock Gallop 5K Set for October 27

Walk or run, just join the fun at the 12th Annual Gamecock Gallop 5K on October 27 beginning at the Pete Mathews Coliseum.
 
Evening of Campfire Story-Telling and Family Fun on October 19 at Coleman Lake

Gather around the campfire for an evening of story-telling and spine-tingling fun at Coleman Lake Picnic Pavilion on Friday, October 19 at 6 p.m. as JSU Field Schools and the U.S. Forest Service, Shoal Creek Ranger District present "Spooks in the Valley, Ghosts on the Mountain."
 
Freedom Riders Park Groundbreaking Set for Thursday, October 18

A diverse group of citizens is working to build a nationally significant park and on the morning of October 18, they plan to break ground. The group’s members are from cities coast to coast but most are from Anniston, Alabama, where the iconic “bus burning” took place on May 14, 1961. Known as the Freedom Riders Park organization, they plan to memorialize the exact location where the bus was burned and the nation’s commitment to civil rights was fueled forever.
 
Come On and Take a Free Ride-- NABI Shares Bus With JSU, Conducts Campus Testing on New Diesel Hybrid Engine

It's big, it's plastered with Gamecock Express decals, and it's turning heads as it weaves its way around the JSU campus. It is a big purple and silver transit bus, and it's on loan to JSU free of charge to test a new type of engine that could make mass transit greener and less expensive.
 
Homecoming Pageant Top 10

Top Ten 2012 Homecoming contestants selected at Homecoming Pageant.
 
Instructions for Online Voting- October 18 Homecoming Court Elections

The 2012 JSU Homecoming Pageant was held on October 10, 2012 and the top 10 Queen and top 7 King candidates were selected. Now it is up to the JSU Student Body to narrow the field of hopefuls to five each for Homecoming King and Queen.
 
2012 JSU Homecoming Finalists Announced

On Thursday, October 18, the JSU student body narrowed the field of 2012 JSU Homecoming Court hopefuls to ten, including five candidates each for king and queen. The final voting for Homecoming King and Queen will take place online on Thursday, October 25. Congratulations to these finalists.
 
Little River Canyon National Preserve Celebrates 20 Years on October 21

Little River Canyon National Preserve will celebrate 20 years as a National Park Unit on October 21, 2012. The National Park Service and JSU’s Canyon Center are coordinating special programs and activities for the public at the Center beginning at 1 p.m.
 
Author Susan Rebecca White to Speak, Sign Books at Library on October 23

Ms. White is the author of the critically acclaimed novels A Soft Place to Land and Bound South. Born and raised in Atlanta, she spent many years in San Francisco before returning to her hometown, where she teaches creative writing at Emory University.
 
2012 Local Candidates Political Forum

JSU College Democrats to host a political forum for local candidates on Nov. 1, 2012.
 
First JSU Women's Basketball Golf Classic Will Be November 9 at Silver Lakes

The first JSU Women's Basketball Golf Classic has been set for November 9 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Silver Lakes.
 
Kris Carlisle, Adam Hayes and John David in Recital at JSU Friday, November 9

Pianist Kris Carlisle teams up with fellow Berry College faculty Adam Hayes, trumpeter, and John David, percussionist, to delight listeners in a special ensemble recital at Jacksonville State University's Mason Hall Performance Center on Friday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
 
October 26 is Voter Registration Deadline- Register in the Theron Montgomery Building

October 26, 2012 is the last day to register to vote for the general election. Anyone who has not yet registered to vote may do so in Theron Montgomery Building, Room 402.
 
JSU and Chamber of Commerce Partner for Student Internships

Looking for a way to jump start your career? The Calhoun County Chamber and JSU Partnership Team is working together to provide intern opportunities to students.
 
Highlights from October 15 Board of Trustees Meeting

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees met on Monday, October 15, at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library. Below are reports presented at the meeting.
 
Instructions for Voting- Homecoming King and Queen Election

In last week's online voting, you narrowed your Homecoming Court candidates down to five each for King and Queen. Online voting for JSU's 2012 Homecoming King and Queen will take place Thursday, October 25 from 12:01 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The 2012 JSU Homecoming King and Queen will be announcedat the Homecoming Pep Rally later that evening.
 

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