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Banner Finance Training Offered in February

The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer the following Banner Finance Training opportunities during the month of February.

2014 Black History Month Events Announced

Jacksonville State University's Student Government Association and Office of Multicultural Programming announce the following campus events planned in conjunction with Black History Month 2014.
M5 - The Millennium Quintet to Perform "A Twist of Classic" Tonight in Oxford

The Millennium Quintet is an electronically assisted ensemble of five world-class concert artists who have performed at Carnegie Hall, Spoleto, national and international art festivals, with symphony orchestras and at universities, schools, and churches around the world.
IRC to Host the Professional Development Session "Proposal Development 101" on February 4

The JSU Institute for Research and Collaboration (IRC)will be hosting a professional development session on proposal development on February 4, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. in the Gold Room of Bibb Graves Hall.
International Student Organization, Local Restaurant Team Up for Scholarship Fundraiser

The International Student Organization of JSU will partner with Strut's of Jacksonville to host a scholarship event fundraiser on February 13 from 5-9 p.m.
Apply to Study Abroad-- Phi Kappa Phi Grants are Available

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. The Society offers fifty awards at $1,000 each.
"Dolls, Dreams and Divinations" Opens Thursday, February 6 at Hammond Hall

"Dolls, Dreams, & Divinations," an exhibition of works by Pinky Bass, Carolyn DeMeritt, and Doug Baulos, opens Thursday. February 6 at Hammond Hall Gallery. Doug, Pinky, and Carolyn have all spent time in Mexico and their work has been inspired by the mysticism and lore of Mexican mythology.
February 7 Library Lunchtime Lecture to Feature Officer, Pilot Stan Cash

In honor of Black History Month, the Library Lunchtime Lecture scheduled for February 7 at Houston Cole Library will feature retired Army officer Stan Cash. The event begins at noon in Room 10B of Houston Cole Library and is free. Please bring your lunch and join us for this engaging speaker!
America's First Kids Day Slated for JSU vs. Tenn Tech, Saturday, February 8

Organizers of the America's First Kids Day are asking that fans of all ages "Pack the Pete" on Saturday, February 8 at the JSU vs. Tennessee Tech game, beginning at 11 a.m.
JSU Recognized Again as a Tree Campus USA

Jacksonville State University was honored with 2013 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. The university is one of only three schools in the state to receive the designation.
Service Learning at JSU Combines Academics, Civic Responsibility

English faculty member Dr. Teresa Reed reflects on the many opportunities for JSU students as a result of service learning.
University to Close at 4:30 p.m. Monday; Also Closed Tuesday, Feb. 11

Due to forecast hazardous weather, Jacksonville State University will close today at 4:30 p.m. to allow students the opportunity to return to their homes before the storm arrives. All classes and campus events scheduled for tonight are cancelled. The University will also be closed Tuesday, February 11 due to the potential for up to a quarter inch of ice accumulation and up to one inch of snow accumulation.
UPDATED- A Heart Healthy Meal Highlights Swinging February Wellness Wednesday Lunch

Join Exercise Science and Wellness and Family and Consumer Science students for a swinging good time and a heart healthy meal of cabaret chicken cordon bleu at the February 19 Wellness Wednesday lunch!
Second 'One Billion Rising' Event Scheduled for Feb. 14 at JSU

On February 14, 2014, at 4 p.m., Jacksonville State University and communities all across Northeast Alabama will join with activists around the world for ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE.
Faculty Awards Nominees Sought

The Faculty Senate is pleased to announce that nominations are sought for the following faculty awards.
Casting Call- Life at JSU Video

Are you a JSU student currently living on campus? If so, you qualify to try out for a video featuring students speaking about Life at JSU!
Valentines Day Comes Early with Dinner at the Caf on February 13

Campus Dining loves your stomach and wants it to be happy! The Jack Hopper Dining Hall will serve Valentines Dinner on Thursday, February 13 from 4:30 - 7 p.m. Plus, we'll have Valentines giveaways!
Get Linked with Local Companies at February 13 Event

Thursday, February 13, from 2:30-4 p.m., the Chamber is partnering with JSU and the College of Commerce and Business Administration to host a panel of area business experts for a discussion and student Q&A.
'Brown Bag Lunch' Panel Discussion for Developing Proposals on February 26

JSU faculty and staff who are interested in developing proposals and working collaboratively in teams on proposals are invited to join the JSU Institute for Research and Collaboration (IRC) for the monthly ‘Brown-Bag Lunch’ panel discussion.
February Small Business Counseling Offered

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 February.
University to Remain Closed Wednesday, February 12

Due to continued hazardous weather, Jacksonville State University will remain closed on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. All classes and campus events scheduled are cancelled.
Encore! Show Choir Plans April 17 Reunion Concert

To commemorate 25 years of spirited music performances this spring’s concert will serve to reunite as many former members as possible. The concert will be held on April 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performance Center of Mason Hall. All Encore! alumni are invited to join in this celebration.
University Closed Thursday, February 13

Due to continued hazardous weather, Jacksonville State University will remain closed on Thursday, February 13, 2014. All classes are cancelled.
University to Resume Full Operations on Friday, February 14

Jacksonville State University will resume classes and full operations on Friday, February 14, 2014. The JSU vs. MSU basketball game set for 7 p.m. tonight at Pete Mathews Coliseum will go on as scheduled.
Town and Gown - Miss Jayme Wagner Is Crowned Miss JSU 2014

On January 17, 2014, Miss Jayme Rheann Wagner, 20, was crowned Miss Jacksonville State University 2014...
Town and Gown - JSU Gamecock Battalion Returns From Regional Challenge With “Spirit”

Faring impressively well, the Jacksonville State University ROTC Gamecock Battalion recently returned from their annual Ranger Challenge, where they competed against forty-eight teams from the thirty-nine universities that collectively constitute the Seminole Brigade...
JSU Ambassadors Interest Meeting Will Be Wednesday, February 19

Have you enjoyed your Gamecock experience so much that you want to share it with others? Do you want to be more involved on campus? You could be a great candidate for JSU Ambassador!
Lynda Spears is JSU Employee of the Month for February 2014

Congratulations to Ms. Lynda Spears, JSU's Employee of the Month for February 2014.
Experience the Entrepreneurial Spirit Through ENACTUS

ENACTUS is a global non-profit organization committed to empowering students to become professional leaders through entreneurship! JSU's ENACTUS team will host an informational meeting for all interested students on February 25 at 12:45 p.m. in Room 209, Merrill Hall.
Learn How to Make Saving Automatic Through Feb. 25 'Alabama Saves' Event

Start small. Think big. Set a goal. Make a plan. Make saving automatic. Come out and learn more about Alabama Saves and how to enroll in a savings campaign on February 25.
Members Sought for Student Alabama Education Association

Are you interested in taking an active role in the JSU chapter of SAEA? We would like to invite you to take a part in it!
Town and Gown - The JSU American Democracy Project Seeks to Educate Students to be More Civic-Minded

In 2003, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in conjunction with the New York Times formed a partnership called The American Democracy Project (ADP), a nationwide program created to encourage college students to become more civically active...
Local Author Beth Duke to Present at Spring Friends of Houston Cole Library Event

"There are diamonds in the red clay of northeast Alabama. Delaney is one of them." So begins the reader’s introduction to Delaney Robinson, the two-year-old with a serious attachment to her great-grandmother, who is the subject of Delaney’s People, the first of two novels by local author Beth Duke.
International House and ROTC to Host Cultural Awareness Sessions on March 4

On March 4, 2014, students from the International House will present three cultural awareness sessions to ROTC Cadets at Rowe Hall. The cultural review will begin at 7p.m. and will cover Africa, Middle East, and Central Asia.
Two Banner Finance Training Sessions Will Be Offered In March

The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer two Banner Finance Training opportunities in March. Please e-mail Jennifer Evans at to reserve a seat.
2014-2015 Scholarship Application Deadline has been Extended until March 8

Due to the severe weather we have experienced, JSU is extending the deadline for 2014-2015 scholarship submissions to March 8, 2014.
Priority Pre-Registration for Summer and Fall 2014 Begins March 17

Priority Pre-Registration for Summer and Fall 2014 will begin March 17, 2014. All students must be cleared and advised by an advisor before pre-registration.
Taster’s Fair Kicks Off JSU’s International Week

Jacksonville State University’s annual International Week celebration will kick off March 8 with an event destined to leave the community hungry for more. The annual Taster’s Fair, which celebrates the university’s international students and their culture through food, will be Saturday, March 8 from 5-7 p.m. at the Leone Cole Auditorium.
Prep for Post-College Life at the Annual Student Etiquette Dinner on March 5

Do your palms sweat in social situations, especially those involving meals? Do you choke when it comes to dinner conversation? Learn how to make a great impression during a business dinner or interview at the annual Student Etiquette Dinner on March 5.
JSU IRC Offers Level III Professional Development ‘Brown Bag’ Open Forum

JSU faculty and staff who are interested in developing proposals and working collaboratively in teams on proposals are invited to join the JSU Institute for Research and Collaboration (IRC) for the monthly ‘Brown-Bag Lunch’ panel discussion.
Mock Proposal Development for Level II IRC Professional Development

Please join The JSU Institute for Research and Collaboration (IRC) for the monthly Mock Grant Proposal Development session. The professional development session is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the Gold Room of Bibb Graves Hall.
Liles to Present Biology Seminar on Virulent Bacterial Pathogens on Feb. 28

Mark Liles will present a Biology seminar, "The Emergence and Control of Virulent Bacterial Pathogens," on Friday, February 28 at 3 p.m. in Room 130, Martin Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
JSU, Area Chambers Announce Small Business Counseling in March

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 March.
What do the American Chestnut Tree, Dr. Seuss, Aldo Leopold, Black Native American Heritage and a Chorus Frog Have in Common?

Can you make the connection between a famous conservationist, spring amphibians, African American cultural heritage, an endangered tree, and story time for children? Jacksonville State University’s Environmental Policy and Information Center (EPIC) can!
JSU CERT Meeting Scheduled for March 4

The CERT organization will be holding a meeting in the basement of Salls Hall on March 4th, 2014 at 6:00 pm to discuss upcoming events, elect officers, and schedule spring CERT Training.
JSU's Renee Morrison Nominated for Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Award

Jacksonville State University Field Schools' Assistant Director Renee Morrison is one of three national finalists for the Sixth Annual Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards, sponsored by the regional conservation non-profit Wild South.
Office of Academic Advisement Invites Students to Check Out "What Can I Do With This Major?" to Explore Career Possibilities

The Office of Academic Advisement invites faculty, staff and students to visit “What Can I Do With This Major?”. Whether exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers, learn about the typical career areas, and the types of employers that hire students with certain majors...
Annual Juried Student Art Show Opens March 6

Hammond Hall Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the JSU Department of Art Annual Juried Student Show on March 6, 2014.
Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Finds New Home at Jacksonville State University

This year, Jacksonville, Ala. and Jacksonville State University will host a new start/finish for the Cheaha Challenge on the university’s campus. The changes make the first time since 1993 “The Toughest Ride in the South” is based outside Piedmont.
JSU Announces President's, Deans' Lists for Fall 2013

Jacksonville State University announces the following students were added to the President's and Deans' Lists for Fall 2013. To be named to the President's List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average, or all A's. Students earning all A's and B's are named to the Deans' List.

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