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Public Apology from Sigma Phi Epsilon Chapter at Jacksonville State University

The members of Sigma Phi Epsilon’s Jacksonville State Chapter were appalled by the racist language used by a now former member during a Jacksonville State University football game on September 7, 2013.

 
Stressed Over Your Spring Schedule? Try the New Student Schedule Planner!

The new Student Schedule Planner lets you add courses and breaks, then generates possible schedules for you.
 
Education Fair Reverse Career Fair Will Be February 5

Career Services will hold its annual Education Fair, a reverse career fair for undergraduate and graduate education majors, on February 5, 2014.
 
Freshman Forum to Host Glow Run-Walk for Wounded Warrior Project on Nov. 4

Freshman Forum is hosting a Glow Run/Walk in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program to benefit Wounded Warrior Project on November 4 at 7 p.m. on Dillon Field.
 
Class Collecting Items for Active-Duty Military Personnel Overseas

Operation Care Package is a service project developed by Dr. Teresa Reed's Honors Freshman Composition class this fall. The class is soliciting donations on campus and in Jacksonville of items to be shipped to active-duty military personnel overseas.
 
Call of Duty: Black Opps 2 Tournament Fundraiser for Wounded Warrior will be on November 8

Dr. Reed's Honors Freshman Composition class in association with the JSU History Club will be hosting a Call of Duty Blacks Opps 2 fundraising tournament on November 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Rm. 231 and 234 of the Stone Center. All proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.
 
2014 Gamecock Orientation Advisors Sought

Jacksonville State University is now accepting applications for the position of 2014 Gamecock Orientation (GO!) Advisor.
 
Library Seeks Input Through Mobile Devices Use Assessment Followup Survey

You could win a 16 GB USB drive by taking a 5-7 minute survey! Help us learn more about students’ mobile use of Houston Cole Library resources. Check your email for details on the Mobile Devices Use Assessment Followup Survey.
 
It's Never Too Late: ROTC Could Be Right For You

Deciding on a career in the Army isn’t necessarily something that needs to be figured out by the age of eighteen – or even thirty. There are options available for students at any education level, even graduate students!
 
Diabetes- Don't Sugar Coat It! is the Theme of Nov. 6 Wellness Wednesday

Diabetes- Don’t Sugar Coat It! is the theme of the November 6 Wellness Wednesday luncheon at Mason Hall. The menu will be diabetic-friendly takes on holiday favorites.
 
Highlights From the October 21 JSU Board of Trustees Meeting

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees met on Monday, October 21, at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
 
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at JSU's Little River Canyon Center

Join educators from Jacksonville State University Field Schools and the National Park Service on November 16, 2013, at the Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne, AL, as they honor Native American heritage through educational and fun programs.
 
IRC Professional Development on Nov. 21: Proposal Development 101

Attendees will understand the roles of staff involved in the pre-award, award, and post award phases of a grant.
 
JSU Drama to Present 'Antigone,' November 14-17

First performed in Nazi-controlled Paris, Jean Anouilh’s modern adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone is his best-known play. Now, you can catch it at JSU's Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center on Nov. 14-17.
 
Staff Performance Review Training

The Office of Human Resources will provide refresher staff performance review training in preparation for the 2014 staff performance review process. This process will evaluate staff employee performance for 2013.
 
Fifth Annual Tellabration: Storytelling on the Mountain

It's time to spin some yarns! The Fifth Annual Tellabration: Storytelling on the Mountain will be on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 1-4 p.m. at the Cleburne County Mountain Center in Heflin, Ala.
 
Tiffany Onkst is JSU Employee of the Month for November 2013

Congratulations to Tiffany Onkst, JSU's Employee of the Month for November 2013. Ms. Onkst is a Circulation Assistant in the Houston Cole Library.
 
TIAA-CREF Long-Term Financial Counseling November 19 - 20

Meeting with a TIAA-CREF Individual Consultant can help you sort things out and make informed financial decisions.
 
Level II IRC Professional Development: Mock Grant Proposal Development, Nov. 13

The IRC will guide participants through the pre-award, award, and post award phases of a grant.
 
Fall Edition of "Cole Train" Now Online

The latest issue of Cole Train, the newsletter of the Houston Cole Library, is now available on the library's website.
 
JSU Will Light Campus for the Holidays on December 2

President and Mrs. Meehan and the Student Government Association cordially invite you to join us at the President's Home for a holiday reception, JSU in Lights. The reception will be on Monday, December 2 from 4-5:30 p.m., with the campus lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. Please bring an unwrapped toy for a girl or boy aged 5-10 years old so we can help make a child's holiday bright!
 
Interested in studying abroad? Come to JSU's British Studies Day on November 14 to learn more!

On November 14, 2013, JSU will be hosting British Studies Day and will be welcoming the Honors School Dean at the University of Southern Mississippi, Dr. Dave Davies, who will be visiting campus to speak to students regarding the British Studies Program and studying abroad...
 
Office of Distance Education Gets New Name- Office of Educational Technology and Support

What has long been known as the Office of Distance Education at JSU is now the Office of Educational Technology & Support.
 
IRC to Host Brown Bag Panel Discussion About Collaborative Research on Nov. 20

Please join the JSU Institute for Research and Collaboration (IRC) for the monthly ‘Brown-Bag Lunch’ Panel Discussion Proposal Development session. The session is scheduled for Wednesday November 20, 2013 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Room 202, Martin Hall.
 
Dr. Joe Delap Assumes Position as JSU’s Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

On October 1, 2013, Dr. Joe Delap assumed the position of Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies for Jacksonville State University. Dr. Delap previously served the university for eleven years (2002-2013) as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. He is a 1992 graduate of Indiana University, with a doctorate in Germanic Studies.
 
"Colors of the World" Music Department Faculty Performance on November 15

JSU Music Department faculty members Jeremy Benson, Mark Brandon and Wendy Freeland will be performing "Colors of the World," a recital of works for flute, clarinet and piano from around the world. This event will take place in the Mason Hall Performance Center on November 15, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
 
JSU Gospel Choir to Present Winter Concert on November 17

The JSU Gospel Choir under the direction of Dr. Myrtice Collins will present their annual Winter Concert on Sunday, November 17 at 6 p.m. in the Leone Cole Auditorium.
 
Child Study Center Accepting Preschool Applications for Spring

Have a 3 or 4 year-old? Contact the JSU Child Study Center to apply.
 
Submit an Abstract for the Arts and Sciences Symposium - Deadline January 17

The 2014 Arts and Sciences Symposium will be held on February 5 - 6 in the Houston Cole Library.
 
A soldier’s journey is never easy-- David Emigh’s dedication to country, education

JSU alumnus and MPA student shows his JSU school spirit and talks about his service to country.
 
Sodexo Campus Dining Services Sponsoring Food Drive for JCOC

Sodexo Campus Dining Services is sponsoring a local food drive to collect non-perishable food items to donate to Jacksonville Christian Outreach Center.
 
Reminder: 2014-2015 PRISM, Compliance Assist Planning and Budget Requests Due December 16

It is once again time to begin planning for the 2014-2015 academic year. The deadline for updating your unit’s operational plans and budget requests in PRISM/Compliance Assist is December 16, 2013.
 
Sodexo Presents Annual Thanksgiving Feast on Nov. 21

Sodexo Campus Dining Services will present the annual Thanksgiving Feast in the Jack Hopper Dining Hall on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 
Three to Receive Jimmy Bryan Award at Nov. 22 Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

Jacksonville State announced that Dr. Kenneth G. Bodiford, along with Mrs. Sarah Ballard and the late Neal Ballard, have been selected as this year's recipients of the Jimmy Bryan Award, which will be presented at the Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet next weekend.
 
Symphonic Band, Chamber Winds to Perform Fall Concert Nov. 21

The JSU Symphonic Band and the JSU Chamber Winds will be in concert on Thursday November 21, 2013. The concert will be held at the new Oxford Performing Arts Center in Oxford, Alabama.
 
Free Small Business Counseling Offered by Appointment at Area Chambers of Commerce

One-on-one counseling opportunities are available for prospective and existing small business owners at no charge during the month of December.
 
University to Close Nov. 25-30 for Thanksgiving Holiday

Jacksonville State University will be closed November 25-30 for Thanksgiving Holiday. We wish you and yours a blessed week.
 
Art Department Presents BFA, BA Senior Show

The JSU Art Department will present the work of nine graduating seniors at the BFA, BA Senior Show, which opens November 21 at 4:30 p.m. at Hammond Hall.
 
Paid Role Players Needed for Upcoming National Guard Exercise

IIF Data Solutions Inc., a government contractor supporting National Guard Training for emergency preparedness, is seeking role players for an upcoming training exercise at Pelham Range in Anniston, Alabama. The role players will be paid for playing victims who will be rescued as part of the training, which takes place December 10-12.
 
Jacksonville State University Nursing Students Score Above National Average on NCLEX-RN

Despite a tougher test and higher standards that translated into lower passage rates for many nursing programs nationwide, Jacksonville State University’s students scored higher on the NCLEX-RN licensing exam this year than the national average.
 
Dr. Bill Lowe Co-Authors Article in International Association of Emergency Managers Publication

Dr. Bill Lowe, associate professor of emergency management and terrorism in Jacksonville State University’s Department of Emergency Management, recently co-authored an article, “Sheriff’s Office Affiliated EM in Carroll County, Georgia: An Approach Benefiting 100,000 Citizens,” which was published this month by the International Association of Emergency Managers.
 
New JSU Ducks Unlimited Chapter to Host December 6 Event

JSU's newly formed chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host an event on Friday, December 6 at Heroes American Grille.
 

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