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Bird Deterrent Activities This Weekend

On Saturday and possibly Sunday, the university will be implementing more of our U.S. Fish & Wildlife recommended and approved bird deterrent activities at the Houston Cole Library, Stadium Towers, Sparkman, and Ayers Hall.

JSU Statement Regarding Winter Weather Operations [UPDATED]

Jacksonville State University will remain on its registration and class schedule as published
Town and Gown - Changes in Forensics Center Provides New Opportunities for JSU Criminal Justice Students

The JSU Department of Criminal Justice is pleased to announce that the Center for Applied Forensics will be a new division within the department, which is expected to provide students with more opportunities to hands-on learning about forensics and crime scene investigation...
Deadline for Spring 2014 Graduation Application

If you are planning to graduate this spring, please note that your graduation application is due on January 13 in your dean's office.
JSU Field Schools, Choccolocco Creek Watershed Alliance to Host "Creek Walk- Winter Observations" on January 25

Join a Choccolocco Creek naturalist to explore the fascinating habitat of this watershed at "Creek Walk: Winter Observations," presented by JSU Field Schools and Choccolocco Creek Watershed Alliance.
JSU Field Schools to Present Environmental Education Curriculum Teacher Workshop

Jacksonville State University Field Schools will present "Lessons with Aldo Leopold: Environmental Education Curriculum Teacher Workshop," on Saturday March 1 at the Little River Canyon Center.
Faculty Research Grants for 2014-2015

Requests for Faculty Research Grants for 2014-2015 are to be submitted through the department head and dean of your college to the Faculty Research Committee no later than March 21, 2014.
JSU Voice Faculty to Host High School Voice Day January 18

On Saturday, January 18, the voice faculty of the Jacksonville State University David L. Walters Department of Music will host a “High School Voice Day” for high school singers. Any high school student who is preparing a solo for any sort of spring audition, such as solo & ensemble, college entrance auditions, or NATS student auditions, will have the opportunity to sing that solo for the voice faculty and will receive feedback and advice.
American Democracy Project to Sponsor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Program on Jan. 21

In conjunction with the MLK Day of Service, the American Democracy Project invites David Baker, president of the Anniston-Calhoun County Branch of the NAACP to present a talk entitled, "A Good Time to Stand Up." The talk will address the importance of Dr. Martin Luther King's, Jr. activism, and how his vision and efforts are relevant to contemporary issues of social justice and change.
January Banner Training Announced

The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer two Banner Finance Training opportunities during the month of January.
SGA Announces 2014 Spring General Election Dates

The JSU Student Government Association announces the following important dates for the 2014 SGA Spring General Elections.
UPDATED- Thursday Classes IN STONE CENTER Canceled Due to Power Outage

At 9:45 pm Wednesday evening, a power outage was reported at Stone Center. The 1973 1600 amp main service breaker was tripped and could not be reset, leaving the entire facility without power. Classes scheduled for Thursday January 9 IN STONE CENTER have been canceled. Please stay tuned to the JSU Public Relations website for further updates.
Stone Center Regains Power; Classes to Resume in Building on Friday, Jan. 10

Power has been restored to Stone Center. Classes will resume in the building on Friday morning, January 10.
JSU SGA to Sponsor Food Drive on January 15

The JSU SGA will sponsor “Love, Peace and Unity Day Mixer,” a canned goods and nonperishable food drive, on Wednesday, January 15 from 6-9 p.m. in the Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium.
Civil & Human Rights Group Interest Meeting January 16

The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 in Room 101 of Merrill Hall.
Reverse, Education Career Fair, February 5

The reverse career fair will be held from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Leone Cole Auditorium.
JSU Hosts 2014 Children’s Honor Choir Festival

“A Super Celebration of Music Education” will feature three choirs who will work with expert clinicians throughout the day and then present a concert at 6 p.m. for friends and family in the Leone Cole Auditorium.
Gamecock Battalion Headed to Ranger Challenge 2014

The Gamecock Battalion ROTC will compete against 52 other teams at the Ranger Challenge 2014 event at Camp Blanding, Florida on January 23-26.
Blood Drive at the Merrill Building Today

There will be a blood drive at the Merrill Building today from noon - 4 p.m.
Calhoun County Civic Chorale Welcomes New Members for Spring Season

The Chorale is now rehearsing music for their April 6 concert, which is entitled “In Praise of Nature and the Divine.”
New Miss Jacksonville State University to be Crowned on Friday, January 17

The 2014 Miss Jacksonville State University Scholarship Pageant will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Leone Cole Auditorium on the JSU campus. Miss JSU 2013, Sara Beth Drake, will crown her successor.
Start Strong at the ROTC Leader's Training Course This Summer

JSU's Department of Military Science (Gamecock Battalion) is seeking students who have 54 credit hours or more to attend a four-week leadership course this summer. The Leader’s Training Course is the premier leadership program of its kind in the United States.
Prof's Picks Hammond Hall Gallery Exhibit Opens January 16

Hammond Hall Art Gallery is proud to present the opening of Prof's Picks, a selection of student studio work from Fall 2013. The exhibit opens Thursday, January 16.
JSU Graduate Tammy Reed Named Deputy Emergency Manager for Washington County

Emergency management graduate assumes role for Washington County, Mississippi.
Jump Start a Healthier You in 2014 Through Scale Back Alabama

Scale Back Alabama is a 10-week program to encourage Alabamians to lose weight and exercise more. Teams of four people will compete to see if all team members can lose at least 10 pounds or about one pound per week between January 21 and April 10.
JSU Football Team to be Recognized at Basketball Game on Thursday

The record-setting Jacksonville State football team will be recognized at halftime of the Jacksonville State men's basketball game against Tennessee State on Thursday. The game will tip at 7 p.m. at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Summer College Courses Open for Enrollment at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

College courses leave the classroom and hit the beach, marsh and water during the summer at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL). Located on Dauphin Island, a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, the DISL is a consortium of 22 colleges and universities in the state of Alabama.
World Renowned Soprano Virginia Alonso to Perform at JSU on January 25

Alonso was discovered by Luciano Pavarotti and debuted with him singing La Boheme. She has also performed with Placido Domingo and has been on stage at the Kennedy Center and the Metropolitan Opera.
Register to Vote at the Theron Montgomery Building January 27-31

The Student Government Association will register voters in the lobby of the Theron Montgomery Building from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day during the last week in January.
Sundance Prize Winning Documentary "Inequality for All" to be Presented at JSU

Who is actually looking out for the American worker? According to former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, no one. The economic gap in the United States is widening and the middle class is trapped as the nation experiences the biggest slump since the Great Depression.
Be Part of a Great JSU Tradition-- Marching Ballerinas Auditions Coming Soon!

Jacksonville State University's Marching Ballerinas are a time-honored tradition. On February 19, take your first step toward being part of this elite group at the 2014 Marching Ballerinas Audition Interest Meeting.
Wow! It's a Food Truck!

Beginning this week, JSU students on the move gained a new way to get their food to go.
Sochi Olympics marks JSU alumnus’ sixth game

Jacqui Edmiston's work helps keep athletes, staff and spectators safe.
Justice and Civil Rights Initiative Interest Meeting at Merrill Building on January 23

The Justice and Civil Rights Initiative, a new civil and human rights organization at Jacksonville State University, will hold a second interest meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Merrill Building, Room 101.
Board of Trustees to Meet January 27

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
JSU’s Dr. Pugliese Named as a VIP Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women

Jacksonville State University’s Dr. Jean M. Pugliese, Associate Dean for the College of Graduate Studies, has recently been recognized as a 2013-2014 VIP Woman of the Year for the National Association of Professional Women...
Tori Gaddy Promoted to Assistant Registrar

Tori Goode Gaddy, an alumna and employee with more than a dozen years service to Jacksonville State University, is JSU’s new assistant registrar.
Hypnotist Fonteneau to Highlight Double Reed Day Benefit on January 30

Ready for a one-of-a-kind experience of wonder and art?! Come to the JSU Double Reed Studio Hypnotism Extravaganza on Thursday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Tammy Sallee is January 2014 Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Tammy Sallee, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for January 2014.
TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Offered on February 4-5

JSU employees, mark your calendars! A TIAA-CREF Individual Consultant 
will be on site to conduct individual counseling sessions.
SGA Conducting Voter Registration Drive January 27-31

Have you registered to vote? If not, the SGA can help during the Voter Registration Drive at the Theron Montgomery Building Lobby on January 27-31 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. daily.
Emergency Repairs to Jack Hopper Dining Hall to Require Temporary Closure

Due to emergency equipment repairs, the Jack Hopper Dining Hall and Wow's retail facility adjacent to it must close temporarily beginning on Tuesday morning, January 28. Please note the following changes to campus dining offerings for the duration of the repairs.
University Statement Regarding Wintry Weather Forecast for January 28

At this time, the university remains open and classes will take place as scheduled on Tuesday, January 28. Jacksonville State University is monitoring the weather situation closely and is prepared to make further announcements should conditions worsen.
JSU Drama to Present Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate" February 20-March 2

Brush up your Shakespeare for the classic show-within-a-show which has been delighting audiences since its debut in 1948!
University Closed Due to Wintry Weather

Due to rapidly deteriorating road conditions in the area, Jacksonville State University will close immediately. All classes scheduled for this afternoon and evening are cancelled. We anticipate further delays for tomorrow and will update this announcement as needed.
Latest Weather-Related Statement- Stephenson Hall Warming Center, Food Options on Campus

Stephenson Hall on the JSU campus has been designated a temporary shelter and warming center for any displaced students and employees due to the storm. University Housing and Residence Life will have personnel at the warming center to assist displaced individuals in finding a room for the night. Due to the University closure, our food service hours have been rearranged as follows...
University Will Be Closed January 29

Jacksonville State University will be closed on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 due to ongoing hazardous weather conditions. All classes have been cancelled. On campus shelter and food will be available for those displaced due to the storm.
University Will Remain Closed Thursday, January 30

Jacksonville State University will remain closed on Thursday, January 30, 2014 due to ongoing hazardous weather conditions. All classes have been cancelled. Shelter and food options on campus are as follows...
JSU to Remain Closed on Friday, January 31

Jacksonville State University will remain closed on Friday, January 31, 2014 due to ongoing hazardous road conditions. Classes and full operations will resume on Monday, February 3.
Cancelled- JSU, FEMA Team Up to Offer Emergency Planning for Higher Education Course

Update- This course has been cancelled-- Jacksonville State University along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will present FEMA course L0363, Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Higher Education, March 18-20 at the Cleburne County Mountain Center in Heflin.

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