Gallery to Open With 'Instill' on September 3
The opening reception for Instill, a multimedia art show featuring work by former and current Jacksonville State University Art Department faculty, will be Thursday, Sept. 3 from 5-7 p.m. The show will be on display through Sept. 24 in our newly remodeled Hammond Hall Gallery.
Jacksonville State University to Close for Labor Day
Jacksonville State University will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
Power Out in Select Buildings Friday Afternoon
Due to an unexpected problem with the power distribution system, a number of buildings will be without power from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 4.
INFOGRAPHIC- Meet Our Freshman President, Dr. John M. Beehler
Dr. John M. Beehler became 12th president of Jacksonville State Univeristy on July 1, 2015. He is committed to using his talents and experience to lead the “Friendliest Campus in the South” to new heights.
HR Hosts Health Benefits Fair on September 10 in TMB Auditorium
The Office of Human Resources invites faculty and staff to a fun, informational, health-oriented Benefits Fair on Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the TMB Auditorium. Vendors from Calhoun County and surrounding areas will provide information about their products/services, along with samples, coupons, items for purchase and possible free promotional giveaways.
IT Working to Resolve Campus Internet Issues
Jacksonville State University continues to experience Internet connectivity issues today.
Guest Artists Milton Masciadri and Ana Flávia Frazão to Perform September 15
On Tuesday, September 14, 2015, the Music Department will be hosting Milton Masciadri, double bass, along with Ana Flávia Frazão, piano. This event will be in the Mason Hall Performance Center, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
JSU IT Continues to Work on Wireless Access
The JSU IT department continues to work on repairing the wireless network. Recent troubleshooting efforts with the hardware manufacturer and its engineers have led to some discoveries that will hopefully produce a resolution soon.
Who Rules the Roosters at JSU?
With the Gamecock as our mascot, it is not uncommon to see a rooster or two in an office around campus. However, with nearly 140 roosters in her office, Nancy Turner in the JSU Alumni House currently holds the record for the largest rooster collection on campus.
JSU Collegiate Recovery Community Hosts Sober Tailgate on Sept. 19
With football season in high gear, tailgating is something that can be expected on a college campus. One fairly new JSU organization, the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC), reminds us to remember those struggling with sobriety. It’s hosting the second annual Sober Tailgate this Saturday in honor of National Recovery Month.
Sept. 17 Constitution, Citizenship Day Program to Feature Freedom Riders Panel
A Freedom Riders panel will highlight JSU's Constitution and Citizenship Day program on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Wireless Network Remains Under Repair
A resolution is expected soon on a wireless network issue that began Sept. 8.
JSU Center for Applied Forensics Receives $34,000 Training Grant
The grant will be used to equip and train 100 individuals in the documentation and collection of crime scene evidence.
JSU Faculty, Staff, Alumni Encourage Future College Students Through Lecture Series
Entrepreneur and motivational speaker Tayner Satcher will address students at Anniston High School on Thursday, Sept. 17, as part of an ongoing lecture series designed to encourage students to pursue higher education.
Here's to Your Health-- Annual Health Fair is Thursday, Sept. 17
JSU Counseling Services, University Housing and Residence Life, Health Services Center (Project Vortex), The Fair Housing Agency of Alabama, and the JSU Peer Educators will sponsor an annual health fair on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
JSU Helps Lead Effort to Create Freedom Riders Park
Efforts to recognize an historic Civil Rights site in Calhoun County have grown into a nationwide campaign led, in part, by JSU’s Environmental Policy and Information Center.
Network Issue Resolved
JSU Information Technology has officially resolved what they consider to be the root of the network issues that have caused the university to be without wireless internet since Sept. 8.
Gamecocks to Face Tennessee State in Home Opener Sept. 19
The Jacksonville State University Gamecocks will play their home opener vs. the Tennessee State Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. CDT on Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.
Son Honors Father at JSU Stadium Club
As fans arrive at JSU Stadium on Sept. 19 for the university’s first home football game of the 2015 season, those enjoying the game from the Stadium Club on the fifth floor will be greeted by the legacy of a father who championed his sons’ higher education – Samuel Royce “Mutt” Bryant.
Masterpieces Back in the Spotlight at Renovated Hammond Gallery
The doors of Hammond Gallery, the exhibit space for the JSU Department of Art, have reopened after months of renovations. Check out three new shows on display this month.
Author Sonny Brewer to Speak at Houston Cole Library Sept. 24
Sonny Brewer, author of “The Widow and the Tree,” will be at Jacksonville State University’s Houston Cole Library on Thursday, Sept. 24 to discuss his novel inspired by actual events. The book, his fourth, was chosen as the 2012 Alabama Library Association’s Novel of the Year.
JSU to Present “An Evening with Rick Bragg” on Sept. 30
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Calhoun County’s own Rick Bragg will be on Jacksonville State University’s campus on Wednesday, Sept. 30 to discuss his latest book and celebrate the re-release of his first book, which put him on the literary map.
Nursing Starts New Tradition: White Coat Ceremony
The College of Nursing welcomed its new class of nurses with a White Coat Ceremony.
JSU Art Department Presents "Ley Lines" Oct. 1
A national juried art show, “Ley Lines” received more than 250 entries from across the U.S.
Campus Radio Station to Celebrate 40 Years
JSU's student-run radio station, WLJS, 92J, is celebrating 40 years on air. Alumni DJs are invited back to campus on Oct. 2 to mark the special day.
JSU to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy
The Alabama Commission on Higher Education has cleared the way for Jacksonville State University to begin offering a new Bachelor of Science degree in respiratory therapy through its College of Nursing. It will be the only program of its kind offered by a university in North Alabama.
Genesis Benefit Concert to be Held on September 29
The Music Department will be hosting the Genesis Music Scholarship Concert on Tuesday, September 29, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center.
Annual Foothills Piano Festival to be Held on Oct. 2
The annual Foothills Piano Festival at JSU will be held in the Mason Performance Center on Friday, October 2, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
JSU Drama Announces 2015-16 Season
The JSU Department of Drama is gearing up for another exciting season of enchanting audiences with breathtaking performances.