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Orientation for New Students Entering JSU in May

The Office of Student Life will be hosting new student orientation for first-year students entering JSU in May 2014. Students will check in at the Theron Montgomery Building today, May 1, at 10 a.m. Students and guests will be introduced to student services, participate in a campus tour, have lunch with us on campus and complete academic advisement and registration. Transfer students are not required to attend orientation. Please direct any transfer students to the department of their intended major.

 
JSU Drama Presents 'Fool for Love' May 15-18

Jacksonville State University's Drama Department will present Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" on May 15-18 at the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center on campus. Directed by Michael Boynton, this production stars JSU students Joshua Cody Hunt, Carrie Shaw, Cody Hayes and Maurice Winsell.
 
Teacher Environmental Education Workshop- Beyond My Pond

JSU Field Schools, Environmental Education Association of Alabama (EEAA) and the Choccolocco Creek Watershed Alliance will present a teacher workshop, "Beyond My Pond: What's So Important About My Watershed?" on May 31, 2014 at the Cleburne County Mountain Center in Heflin, Ala.
 
JSU Child Study Center Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 School Year

The JSU Child Study Center is accepting applications for 3- and 4-year-old preschool for the 2014-2015 school year. For more info call 256-782-5869 or 5054.
 
Communications Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Communications Department gained its reaccreditation.
 
Construction Underway at Pete Mathews Coliseum

Due to HVAC installation at the Pete Mathews Coliseum, summer access to the coliseum is restricted. Here are key highlights about the project...
 
JSU Field Schools present: Spring Frog Pond Adventure

Experience “love” from a frog’s point of view! Join the one-and-only, “Dr. Frog” George Cline, for an unforgettable evening of romance and songs from the first amphibian voices of the season.
 
Dr. Paige McKerchar Instrumental in Establishing State Behavior Analysis Licensing Board Bill

Dr. Paige McKerchar, head of the psychology department at Jacksonville State University, recently contributed to new state legislation. With the support of State Senator Cam Ward, Bama Hager, Anna McConnell, Susan Hansen, Jane Davis, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health, Dr. McKerchar drafted SB13.
 
728 Degrees Conferred; Spring 2014 Class is Largest in JSU History

Seven hundred twenty-eight candidates received degrees from Jacksonville State University this spring, making up the largest graduating class in the university’s history. Nearly 600 of those students crossed the stage to receive their degrees during Spring Commencement exercises on Friday, May 6 at JSU Stadium.
 
2014-2015 JSU Ambassadors Announced

Jacksonville State University’s new 2014-2015 Ambassadors were recently selected. JSU Ambassadors are chosen from among the university’s highest-performing students to serve as official representatives of JSU.
 
Outstanding Faculty Awards Winners Announced at May 6 Program

Jacksonville State University recognized Outstanding Faculty Awards winners, faculty research award, tenure and promotion recipients as well as retirees and scholars at the annual Faculty Awards Program on May 6 on the fifth floor of Stadium Towers.
 
Stephanie Henry Pruett is JSU Employee of the Month for May 2014

Congratulations to Stephanie Henry Pruett, JSU's Employee of the Month for May 2014. Ms. Pruett is a Secretary in the Academic Center for Excellence. She has been an employee with Jacksonville State University since August 2012.
 
University Service Committee Hosts Service Learning Reception

The University Service Committee’s Service Learning Reception will be held May 20, 2014 on the 11 Floor of the Houston Cole Library; taking place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 
AT and T Foundation Presents $350,000 to JSU in Support of CORE

On Thursday, May 15, representatives of the AT&T Foundation, state legislators and Jacksonville State University gathered on the JSU campus for AT&T Foundation's presentation of a $350,000 contribution to the university in support of its Collaborative Regional Education (CORE) model program.
 
University Will Close May 26 for Memorial Day

Jacksonville State University will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.
 
JSU CED Staff Attends Annual Alabama League of Municipalities Convention

JSU CED Staff Members Jennifer Swafford, program coordinator, and Jeffrey Hooie, research analyst, attended and exhibited at the 2014 Annual Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) Convention held at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile on May 3-6.
 
New JSU Website Features Mobile Optimization, More Intuitive Navigation and More

If you’re reading this, undoubtedly you've noticed some big changes on our website. After months of collaboration between our JSU web redesign team and our partners, Beacon Technology, Inc., www.jsu.edu recently received a new look, new navigation, new features, and even some new custom colors.
 
Orientation for First-Year Students Enrolling in Summer Classes Begins on May 29

New student orientation for first-year students entering JSU in June 2014 will begin on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Check-in will be at the Theron Montgomery Building at 10:00 a.m.
 
Learn to Make Movie Magic at Northeast Alabama Film Camp, June 16-20

Students interested in television, movies or the film business can take part in the 2nd Annual Northeast Alabama Film Camp, June 16-20 at Longleaf Studios, adjacent to the JSU campus.
 
JSU Career Services to Host Social Security Administration 2014 Resume Collection Day on June 10

The Social Security Administration will collect resumes for upcoming job openings on June 10 in the Merrill Hall Lobby beginning at 11 a.m. Social Security jobs open at the GS-5, GS-6, and GS-7 levels, with salaries ranging from $31,628 - $50,932.
 
Banner Finance Training Opportunities in June

The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer the following Banner Finance Training opportunities during the month of June...
 
JSU Drama Hosts June Summer Camp

JSU Drama will host a summer theatre camp on June 16 to 20, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 

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