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Important Advisement and Registration Information for Spring Classes

Spring 2014 classes are viewable October 1 and Priority Pre-Registration begins November 4.

Dust Off Your Résumé-- JSU's Fall Career Fair is October 2

The Fall Career Fair will be in the Merrill Hall Atrium on Wednesday, October 2 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more information including a list of companies attending, visit the Career Services website.
JSU scholarship season opens October 1

A list of available scholarships through JSU, like the Howell scholarship, can be found on the JSU website ( under the Student Financial Services’ page.
Online Scholarship Application Opens Today

The new JSU on line scholarship application will open October 1, 2013. The deadline for submission is March 1, 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Level II IRC Professional Development: Mock Proposal Development

The IRC will guide participants through the pre-award, award, and post-award phases of a grant.
Instructions for Online Student Voting- October 3 Homecoming Court Elections

The 2013 JSU Homecoming Pageant was held on September 24, 2013 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 JSU's 2013 Homecoming King and Queen.
Small Business Counseling Offered by Appointment at Area Chambers of Commerce

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 October. Please note this is not a seminar and appointments are necessary...
Annual United Nations Day Tea to be Held on October 13 at the International House

This year, the United Nations Day Tea will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the International House...
Campus Invited to Help Evaluate Learning Management Systems This Fall

During the remainder of the Fall term, JSU will be evaluating learning management systems for potential use by faculty and students.
2013 JSU Homecoming Queen, King Top 5

Congratulations to the following contestants who made the top five in the 2013 JSU Homecoming Queen and King elections.
Hunter Education Class to be Offered Nov. 4-5 at JSU

A hunter education class will be held at JSU on November 4-5, starting at 5 p.m. in Merrill Hall.
Book Donations Wanted for Homecoming Book Sale

Please drop off book donations to the Choral Library in Mason Hall, Room 222B or Room 205A from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. during regular school hours during the week of October 6.
UAB's Dr. Jessica Grunda Presents Biology Seminar on October 11

"Advancing Cancer Treatment from Targeted Therapies to Personalized Medicine" will be presented in Martin Hall, room 130, on Friday, October 11, at 3 p.m.
NROC Provides JSU Faculty with Informative Webinar Courses

As JSU is now a member of NROC (National Repository of Online Courses), NROC offers free professional development webinars which can be viewed live or through archive via NROC's website...
JSU Employee Flu Shots Will Be Given Away On October 17

Healthwise, JSU's Public Education Employees Wellness Program will be on campus giving Flu shots Thursday, October 17, 2013, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the TMB Auditorium...
Hispanic Health Fair Oct. 12 in Wallace Hall

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - includes Zumba!
Wednesday Workshop: Finding a Major That Fits

Students will learn how to find a major and career path that fits their personal interests and skill sets.
Gamecock Rifle Vaults to No. 1 in CRCA Poll

After posting the best scores in the nation during the first weekend of competition, the Jacksonville State rifle team propelled itself to No. 1 in the first in-season poll by the Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association.
JSU Hispanic Health Fair to Coincide with Homecoming

JSU, along with the International Student Organization and Public Relations Organization, invites the general public to a Hispanic Health Fair at JSU on Saturday, October 12, from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Complete Schedule- 2013 JSU Homecoming, October 7-12

Jacksonville State University welcomes alumni, students, families and friends to the “Gem of the Hills” during Homecoming Week, October 7-12, 2013.
Keith Shears is JSU Employee of the Month for October 2013

Congratulations to Keith Shears, who has been selected as JSU's Employee of the Month for October 2013. Mr. Shears is a Production Digital Copy Binding Specialist in the JSU Printshop. He has been an employee with Jacksonville State University since March 1990.
Haynes, Smith Elected JSU's 2013 Homecoming Queen and King

Congratulations to Kayla Haynes and Kenneth Smith, who have been elected JSU's 2013 Homecoming Queen and King. The pair were crowned at the Thursday, October 10 Homecoming Pep Rally.
Sigma Nu to Conduct Hotrods for Heroes Fundraiser

The JSU chapter of Sigma u will present Hotrods for Heroes, an antique car show to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m in the JSU Stephenson Hall Parking Lot and TMB lawn.
Check out "What Can I Do With My Major?" to learn more about the career options available for YOUR major!

The Office of Academic Advisement would like to invite faculty, staff and students to visit “What Can I Do With This Major?” to explore possible career options...
JSU Drama Presents "The Curious Savage" October 17-20

The Jacksonville State University Drama Department is proud to present John Patrick's comedy The Curious Savage, October 17-20 at the Ernest Stone Peforming Arts Center.
Call for Professional Development Leave, Educational Leave, Wuhan Scholar

Faculty who are interested in applying for Professional Development Leave, Education Leave or Wuhan Scholar position may visit the Academic Affairs Website for guidelines and application.
Alpha Omicron Pi, Atlanta Braves and Arthritis Foundation Join to Help "Knock Arthritis Out of the Park"

On Thursday, September 26, Alpha Omicron Pi partnered with the Atlanta Braves and the Arthritis Foundation in hopes to “Knock Arthritis Out of the Park.”
Beat It! A Domestic Violence Awareness Event

Please join University Housing and Residence Life, Counseling Services, the JSU Chapter of NAACP and SOAR in recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
SGA to Host Higher Education Funding Forum on October 21

The Student Government Association will host a public forum, Higher Education Funding: Costs of Attendance and the Future of It All, on Monday, October 21 at 6 p.m. in the Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium. This forum will feature a panel of state lawmakers, JSU Board of Trustee members, as well as JSU President Bill Meehan.
2013 Homecoming Competition Winners Announced

The JSU Office of Student Life congratulates the 2013 Homecoming Competition winners.
Strong Partnerships Keep Canyon Half Marathon Running

Despite federal government shutdown, Saturday's Canyon Half Marathon in Fort Payne, Alabama attracted nearly 500 people to run and/or enjoy the Jacksonville State University family festival and Canyon Center, which highlight Little River Canyon National Preserve.
Run For Your Life 5K

The first Run For Your Life 5k will be October 26 in Piedmont.
University President Issues Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation

Jacksonville State University President Dr. Bill Meehan has issued a proclamation recognizing October s Domestic Violence Awareness Month at JSU.
Foothills Piano Festival Presents Concert for Two Pianos on October 18

Drs. Kathryn Fouse and Adam Bowles will take to the stage for a free concert in the Mason Hall Performance Center on October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
JSU Soccer is "Kickin' For a Cure" to Raise Money for Leukemia

Come Support JSU Soccer and help raise money for the Leukemia Research Foundation on October 25 at 7 p.m. at the soccer field.
JSU Field Schools and Alabama State Parks Present Spookapalooza 2013

Fun for the entire family created by a partnership between JSU Field Schools and Alabama State Parks...snacks, treats, costumes, crafts, live animals, and excellent slap-your-knee-&-shiver storytelling!
Free Women's Self-Defense Class Offered on Campus October 30

University Housing and Residence Life and local martial arts expert Ted Turgeon are hosting a free Women's Self Defense Class on Wednesday, October 30, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Tom Roberson Gymnasium at Stephenson Hall.
Emergency Management: It Takes a Village

acksonville State University’s Department of Emergency Management (EM) took over the MOUT (Military Operations on Urban Terrain) facility at the former Ft. McClellan in August to shoot a thirty-second commercial highlighting the different facets of the emergency management field and the importance education is playing as the field strives for industry standards.
Phi Mu to Host 5K Run for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on October 19

The Kappa Sigma chapter of Phi Mu Fraternity will host their second annual 5K Run benefitting their national philanthropy, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, on Saturday, October 19 at 8:30 a.m. at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Flash sale today only at the Campus Bookstore - All tees 25% off!

Students are invited to come by the Campus Bookstore today and save 25% off of any long or short sleeve tee. This offer is only good for Thursday, October 17, 2013.
JSU Trustees to Meet October 21

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Printmaking Students' Work on Display in Hammond Hall Through Oct. 26

The artists are printmaking students from Professor Jauneth Skinner's printmaking classes. Their work may be viewed daily, M-F, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Free E-Cycling Day Will Be October 23

The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce along with Wise Environmental will sponsor a free E-Cycing Day on Wednesday, October 23, from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
There's Still Time to Register, Volunteer for Oct. 26 Gamecock Gallop

JSU’s Wellness Center will hold its 13th Annual Gamecock Gallop 5K event on October 26, 2013 at 8 a.m. beginning at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Child Development Club to Meet Tuesday October 22

The Child Development Club will meet on Tuesday, October 22 at 2:30 in the Child Study Center located in East Mason Hall.
"Bipolar Boy" Paul E. Jones Speaks on Mental Health October 24

Come see why Paul has been voted “Best Mental Health Speaker” on Thursday evening, October 24th at 6 p.m. in Leone Cole Auditorium. Admission is free.
Jacksonville State University to Sponsor Performance of "Letter From Birmingham Jail" on October 24

Jacksonville State University has partnered with the award-winning Red Mountain Theatre Company to bring their dramatic interpretation of the "Letter From Birmingham Jail" to the JSU campus.
Donate Recyclables and Get a Cupcake from Delta Zeta

Bring your plastic, aluminum, paper, and other recyclables by the TMB food court between 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. on October 23 - 24.
‘Superman’ Returns: Reaves Rejoins JSU’s Marching Southerners After 25 Years

Every Saturday of Gamecock football this fall, Derick Reaves has donned his Marching Southerners uniform and taken to the field just like the other several hundred proud Southerners...
Celebrate Halloween International Style on October 24

The International Students Organization is pleased to invite all JSU students to our Halloween Party on Thursday October 24 from 7 - 11 p.m.

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