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"Town and Gown"- Miss JSU 2013

On January 18, former Miss JSU Beth Milam crowned Sara Beth Drake as the new Miss JSU 2013...

Circle K International Hosts Raffle to Benefit Literacy

CKI is now selling raffle tickets to benefit "Reading is Fundamental." The drawing will take place on March 18 and a 32 in. television will be given away. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. All proceeds will go to RIF.
Roman Festival Brass to Perform Free Concert at Mason Hall on March 10

Experience brass band in the British style on Sunday, March 10, when the Roman Festival Brass of Rome, Ga., performs a free concert in the Mason Hall Performance Center at 3 p.m.
Dr. Nathan Wight, Kathy Gregory to Capture "The Exquisite Hour" in March 9 Concert

As a tribute to the time change and the fleeting hour that we will lose when we "spring forward" this weekend, Dr. Nathan Wight and Kathy Gregory will present a concert entitled "L'Heure Exquise," which translates as "The Exquisite Hour."
Banner Finance Training Student Payroll and E-verify

Tues., Mar. 12, from 2:30 – 4 p.m. in 355 Ayers Hall. The topics of discussion this month will be “Student Payroll and E-verify.”
Student Art Exhibit In Hammond Hall

Student Art Exhibit In Hammond Hall
Career Fair in Merrill Hall Gives Opportunities to Connect

There's still time to get your resumes ready, JSU! The Career Fair will be held on Wednesday March 6th, 2013, from 1:30-4:00 p.m. The event will take place on the 1st floor of Merrill Hall. Do not miss the chance to speak one-on-one with these representatives. They could be your future employer! Seniors should have several copies of their resume with them at the event.
TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Offered on April 3

Setting up a long-term financial plan can be a complicated task. It involves evaluating your potential income sources, and then factoring in the impact of taxes, inflation and the larger economic picture. Meeting with a TIAA-CREF Individual Consultant can help you sort things out and make informed decisions.
Naima El Maghnougi Presents "Why a History of Translation Matters" on March 13

The JSU Department of English will welcome Naima El Maghnougi, visiting scholar, for a lecture entitled "Why a History of Translation Matters." The lecture will take place on Wednesday, March 13, from 4-5 Stone Center, Room 234.
Library Lunchtime Lecture Celebrates Women in History Month

As a career Army Officer serving on active duty, Sharon Cash served in a myriad of command and staff positions from company commander to battalion commander; and as operations officer for a one-star General Officer-level command, requiring direct management of the resources of people, budget, facilities, time, organization, and equipment.
JSU Alum, Nurse Preston Crider Joins Army Reserves

A Birmingham operating room nurse and JSU alum is lending his much-needed skills to the military. Preston Crider, who works full-time at Trinity Medical Center, took the oath of office Tuesday and was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Lori McFall is March 2013 Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Lori McFall, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for March. Ms. McFall is Clerical Assistant in Department of Athletics. She has been a JSU employee since May 2010.
JSU Photography students receive awards.

Doug Clark and Sarah Cusimano Miles from the Photography concentration of the JSU Art Department would like to congratulate several students and recent alumni for awards and fellowships they have received.
Steel Band Concert Rescheduled; Will Be Held in Conjunction with March 14 JSU Percussion Concert

The steel band concert scheduled for Tuesday, March 12 at Mason Hall Performance Center has been rescheduled. The concert will now be held in conjunction with the JSU Percussion and Mallet Ensembles in Concert, which will be on Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
English Graduate Program Hosts Open House

The English Graduate department will be hosting an open house on March 20, 3:00-5:00 p.m. in Rm. 232 Stone Center.
JaXSpots 'Gold' Pass Giveaway at Tonight's Softball Game vs. Mississippi State

The Jacksonville State softball team will host Southeastern Conference foe Mississippi State this evening at 6 p.m. at University Field. JaXSpots participants, a 'gold' parking pass will be given away during the game. All you have to do is check-in at the tablet when you arrive at the game and you'll be entered in the drawing! The winner will be announced at the game.
Cyber Operations Expert to Speak at JSU.

The Center for Information Security and Assurance (CISA) at JSU is proud to announce a cyber operations and security presentation by Major General (Ret) Dave Bryan, President and CEO of Bryan Business Management and Technology (BBMT), LLC.
Bibb Graves HVAC Replacement Project Schedule for Weeks 3-4: March 16-31

Work continues on the HVAC replacement project in Bibb Graves Hall. Following is a schedule of work to be performed from March 16-31.
Nominations Sought for JSU Employee of the Month

The JSU Employee of the Month program is an excellent way to acknowledge the "above and beyond" service of an employee or co-worker.
Jacksonville State University Outdoor Adventure Club to host a Field Day.

The Outdoor Adventure Club and Mountain High Outfitters have decided to bring in the first of Spring with a "get out and play" field day. We'll have a rock-climbing wall, food, hammocks set up, a live band, giveaways, food, tug-of-war, slack-lines, and so much more!
The Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center, the SBA and area chambers of commerce will offer one-on-one counseling.

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 April. Please note this is not a seminar and appointments are necessary. All appointments will be held in the respective chamber offices.
"Town & Gown"- JSU community shares love of reading and promotes literacy

“Books can take you anywhere,” JSU President Dr. Bill Meehan told a group of elementary students at Jacksonville Christian Academy (JCA) during their recent Read Around the World week...
JSU to Host Portion of John Pelham Commemorative Celebration

During the weekend of March 16-17, the City of Jacksonville will hold a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Major John Pelham, CSA, dubbed The Gallant Pelham by General Robert E. Lee. The field in front of Kennamer Hall on the JSU Campus will be one of four encampment sites throughout the city where reenactors dressed in period clothing will pitch their tents for the weekend and share with the city what it was like to live during the Civil War era.
JSU Field Schools Host Environmental Education Association of Alabama Conference at Little River Canyon Center

Over two hundred Alabama and Georgia teachers gathered at Jacksonville State University’s Little River Canyon Center for the 24th Annual EEAA Conference. The event began on Thursday night, March 7 with Dr. Thomas Bice, Superintendent of Alabama Department of Education, speaking about changes in the state’s education system. The conference ended Saturday, March 9 after three days of educational sessions and field trips.
SGA Spring General Elections Will Be March 21

The JSU Student Government announces the Spring General Election, which will be held via online ballot on March 21. Students can hear the candidates for SGA President, Vice President of Student Senate (VPSS), Vice President of Organizational Affairs (VPOA) and Vice President of Student Activities (VPSA) in a public debate on March 18.
Important Storm-Related Info for Campus Inn Residents

Due to recent storm activity in Campus Inn efficiency apartments, the Department of University Housing and Residence Life is prepared to offer temporary housing to those students whose units were affected.
JSU Music Department to Host 6th Annual Honors Recital

The JSU Music department will be hosting the 6th Annual Honors Recital on April 6, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center.
New York Philharmonic's Alan Baer to Perform in Concert with JSU Chamber Winds on March 21

The Chamber Winds will host special guest artist Alan Baer, an American tubist who is principal tuba for the New York Philharmonic, during a March 21 concert at JSU. He will perform the James Woodward Tuba Concerto for Tuba and Wind Band with the JSU Chamber Winds. Dr. James Woodward is a JSU music professor of theory and composition.
UPDATED MARCH 20, 7:57 a.m.- Campus Services, Facilities Affected by March 18 Storm

Please continue to monitor this page for updates on campus facilities closures and service interruptions in the wake of the March 18 storm.
Houston Cole Library Offering Curbside Service During Storm Cleanup

With the Library building closed to the public due to storm damage, beginning Wednesday, 20 March, the Library will offer curbside service to deliver circulating items to students, faculty, and staff.
New Banner Finance User Training Apr. 4

The Office of Controller and Purchasing will hold a New Banner Finance User training session on Thursday, April 4, 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.
Student art sale in Hammond Hall

Hosted by the JSU Art Alliance, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Mar. 22 in Hammond Hall
Instructions for Voting- March 21 SGA Spring General Elections

Online student voting for SGA Spring General Elections will take place Thursday, March 21 from 12:01 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Below are the candidates, followed by voting instructions.
Kyle Coulahan releases freshman album

Kyle Coulahan is making a name for himself in the country music industry. His freshman album is now available on itunes.
HR to host benefits and health fair Apr. 4

The Office of Human Resources invites employees to participate in the annual benefits/health fair Apr. 4, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the TMB Auditorium.
SGA Spring General Election Results

Congratulations to the following winners in today's SGA Spring General Elections--
HPER to Host "Spring Into Fitness Fair" on April 4

The JSU HPER Department will host "The Spring into Fitness Fair" on Thursday, April 4th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Mack Collier, Christina "CK" Kerley to Present Social Media, Marketing Seminar at JSU

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!
Operation Ben: Gary Sinise and Lt. Dan Band to Perform May 19 Concert to Raise Funds to Build Home for Marine Sgt. Ben Tomlinson

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.

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