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Some Campus Buildings Experiencing Telephone Outage Due to Lightning

Due to a lightning strike on Tuesday afternoon, March 31, the Theron Montgomery Building, Stephenson Hall, Kennamer Hall and the Development House are experiencing a telephone outage.

 
Banner Training Opportunities to be Offered April 2 & 14

The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer two Banner Finance Workshops on April 2 & 14. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at jenevans@jsu.edu or 782-5002.
 
Delta Chi Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 4

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, the Delta Chi Fraternity will host the Annual Easter Egg Hunt from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., on the Quad behind Bibb Graves Hall.
 
KA Hosts 5K Walk/Run for Muscular Dystrophy on April 4

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, the Kappa Alpha Order will host their 1st annual 5K Walk/Run benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association from 7:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
 
Secretary of State John H. Merrill to Recognize JSU Emeritus and Former Congressman Glen Browder

Alabama’s Secretary of State John H. Merrill will recognize Jacksonville State University Emeritus and former Congressman Glen Browder on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Alabama Archives & History building’s Milo B. Howard auditorium.
 
CORE Scholars/Dual Enrollment Information Session Will Be April 12

Are you a high school student with college within sight? Did you know that you can get a jump on your college degree by earning credit at Jacksonville State University while attending high school?
 
Administrative Professionals to Gather for Annual Conference April 22

Highlights of JSU's annual Administrative Professionals Conference on April 22 will be appearances by James Spann, Jeannine Teague, and Teresa Stricklin. The event will be held at Oxford Civic Center.
 
Telephone Service Restored to TMB, Stephenson, Kennamer and Development House

Telephone service in Theron Montgomery Building, Stephenson Hall, Kennamer Hall and the Development House has been restored.
 
Pamela Stinson: Through the Eyes of the President’s Secretary

“President’s Office,” she cordially says countless times throughout the day as she greets callers. While numerous employees work at Jacksonville State University, there is only one individual who has had the opportunity to see a side of JSU history in a way no one else has – Pamela Stinson, secretary to President Bill Meehan.
 
April 8 Wellness Wednesday Luncheon Goes Hawaiian

Say Aloha to good health! Join nutrition and exercise students for the Wellness Wednesday luncheon on April 8 at noon in East Mason Hall!
 
Upcoming JSU Choral Concert Activities on April 9 & 12

On Thursday, April 9th at 7:30 p.m. the JSU Chamber Singers and A Cappella Choir will be presenting a joint concert at First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville. Also, on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m., the Calhoun County Civic Chorale will present its spring concert at First United Methodist Church in Anniston.
 
JSU Drama Treads Among Serpents

This 2014 winner of the Southern Playwrights competition explores the ideas of fame, truth and motive.
 
Portion of Bennett Boulevard to Close for April 11 5K

On Saturday, April 11, the JSU College of Nursing will host the first CON Run/Walk for Your Life 5K on campus. During this event, it will be necessary to temporarily close parts of Bennett Boulevard, N.E. in front of Wallace Hall.
 
University Honors President Meehan at Retirement Celebration

More than a thousand JSU faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends gathered on campus April 3 to pay tribute to Dr. William A. Meehan – the 11th president of the university – during his retirement celebration.
 
Campus Invited to Meet Candidates for JSU President

Candidates under consideration to serve as JSU's 12th president will visit Jacksonville on April 10-14 to tour campus and meet faculty, staff and students.
 
Holocaust Survivor and His Daughter to Speak at JSU on April 14

Dr. May and Mrs. Mollengarden will be speaking at the annual JSU Holocaust Remembrance event on April 14, 7:30 p.m., in the Stone Performing Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kim Stevens at weather@jsu.edu.
 
Candidates for International House Director to Visit Campus

Campus is invited to meet the finalists for the position of Director of the International House and Programs.
 
JSU Hosts Annual International Week Celebration April 12-17

The International House Program at JSU started in 1946 in the wake of World War II and the hatred and brutality of that conflict. The founders of the program, Dr. and Mrs. James H. Jones, sought to create a place where people from different countries and cultures could get to know each other, for the Joneses believed that knowledge and love are the best path to a world without war.
 
JSU Board of Trustees to Meet April 20

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
 
Faculty to Plant Tree in Honor of Meehan

The JSU Faculty Senate will plant an oak tree and install a bench in front of Bibb Graves Hall in honor of President Bill Meehan on April 13 at 2 p.m.
 
Meehan Honored with Living Memorial

A tree was planted and bench installed in front of Bibb Graves Hall, courtesy of the JSU Faculty Senate.
 
JSU Child Study Center Now Accepting Fall Applicants

The JSU Child Study Center is currently accepting applications for three- and four-year-olds for the fall 2015 semester.
 
Student Newspaper Celebrates 80 Years

Students and faculty gathered in Self Hall on April 6 to celebrate 80 years of student newspapers at JSU.
 
Drama Students Debut as Directors on April 18-19

JSU drama students get to sit in the director’s chair this weekend at the annual JSU Student Showcase on April 18 and 19, 7 p.m., in the Stone Center for the Performing Arts.
 
Presidential Finalists Forum Videos Online

JSU's three presidential finalists have now had the opportunity to visit campus and meet with students, faculty and staff. If you were unable to attend the open forums, check out videos from the events on the presidential search website, where you can also share your thoughts with the search committee.
 
College of Commerce and Business Administration to Offer a London/Paris Study Tour in Summer 2016

The College of Commerce and Business Administration has developed a program called "Gamecocks Go Global," where students can go to a foreign country to travel or study. Ms. Lenn Rainwater and Dr. Ronnie Clayton will be teaching CBA 396 and FIN 434 and 590 in the Summer of 2016, and going to London and Paris will be part of the courses.
 
Spring 2015 Final Examination Schedule

Following is the schedule for Spring 2015 finals. Good luck, everyone!
 
Chris Casey is JSU Employee of the Month for April 2015

Congratulations to Chris Casey, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for April 2015. Casey is Learning System Manager in the Office of Educational Technology and Support.
 
Joe Whitmore Promoted to Associate VP for Business and Auxiliary Services

In his new role Whitmore will tackle responsibilities in the area of budgeting, capital funding and real estate transactions, plus the development of a comprehensive facilities management and rentals plan for university-owned properties.
 
Canyon Center to Host Family Fun Activities on Saturday, May 2

Come enjoy a fun-filled family day of mad science and learn how to survive a zombie apocalypse at JSU's Little River Canyon Center on Saturday, May 2, 2015.
 
JSU Spring 2015 Commencement Set for May 1 on Burgess-Snow Field

This commencement marks Dr. Bill Meehan’s last as JSU President, as he will retire at the end of June. JSU alumna Vonda White, founder and executive director of Camp Pillsbury in Minnesota, will give the commencement address.
 
JSU, City to Co-Host May 17 Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo

It's one day, three rides, up to 124 miles and 11,733 feet of climbing in some of the most picturesque scenery in the South. It is the 23rd annual Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo, and it starts right here on the Jacksonville State University campus on May 17. For the second straight year, JSU and the City of Jacksonville will co-host the Challenge, which begins and ends at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
 
Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered May 7 & 12

The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer two Banner Finance Workshops during the month of May. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at jenevans@jsu.edu or 782-5002.
 
Trustee Circle to be Closed on April 30 for Emergency Repairs

On Thursday, April 30, Trustee Circle will be closed at the Central Bus Station, and two days of potential closure are anticipated. If unforeseen conditions arise and additional time is required to perform repairs, work will be halted at the close of business on Thursday and resumed Saturday morning.
 
Meet the 2015 Marching Ballerinas at the Annual Ballerinas Showcase on May 9

Fresh off their spring auditions, the Ballerinas will perform beloved dances such as Quilting Party for the first time this season. Also on tap will be solos from the head Ballerina and group leaders, as well as modern and traditional dances.
 
Recap of the April 20 JSU Board of Trustees Meeting

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on April 20, 2015 at the Houston Cole Library. Action issues included tuition increase, addition of a new sport, and renaming a university facility in honor of outgoing president Dr. William A. Meehan.
 
Graduating Miss Daisy: 72-year-old proves it’s never too late to earn degree

A fixture on JSU’s campus, Daisy Mae Stanley, age 72, wears many hats: wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, Episcopalian, computer analyst, artist, painter, printmaker and gardener. On Friday evening, she will cross the stage on Burgess-Snow Field and add another hat to her collection – a four-cornered graduation cap to be exact – and a title that’s been years in the making: Jacksonville State University alumna.
 

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