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Veterinarian Niki Wayner is New JSU Field Schools Assistant Director

Starting over 20 years ago as a raptor rehabilitator helping hawks and owls, Dr. Niki Parrott Wayner has also been an environmental educator and a community leader, but maybe she’s best known as having been one of Fort Payne’s terrific veterinarians.

 
Former "Guardian" Editor Presenting Ayers Lecture on March 17

Alan Rusbridger, a British journalist and former editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper, will present Jacksonville State University’s annual Ayers Lecture on March 17 at 1 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library. Admission is free and open to the public.
 
35th Annual Social Work Conference Set for March 4

“Forging Solutions Out of Challenges” will be the theme of the 35th Annual Social Work Conference at Jacksonville State University on March 4. The conference, which is expected to bring about 200 attendees, will take place on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
 
Gamecock Nurses Step Up to Seek Bone Marrow Donor for One of Their Own

In coordination with the Be the Match bone marrow registry, Jacksonville State University, the Jacksonville Association of Nursing Students and the Nurses Christian Fellowship will join together on March 7 and 11 to host bone marrow donor testing centers for Gina Rittenberg on the JSU campus.
 
March 9 Wellness Wednesday Focuses on Healthy Irish Favorites

When it comes to your health, do you feel lucky? Good genes can only get us so far. The rest depends on eating right and choosing a healthy lifestyle.
 
Second Annual Minds Matter Rally Set for March 10 at the TMB

Jacksonville State University invites students, faculty, staff and community to participate in the Second Annual Minds Matter Rally to raise awareness for those struggling with mental illness. The event will be March 10 from 6-9 p.m. at the Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium.
 
JSU's Sarah Cusimano Miles to Present on Smartphones in the Photography Curriculum at National Conference

Sarah Cusimano Miles, an assistant art professor at JSU, will present her research on incorporating smartphones and tablets into the photography curriculum at the Society for Photographic Education's national conference in Las Vegas on Friday, March 11.
 
Candidate List and Instructions for Online Voting March 10 SGA Spring General Elections

Online voting for SGA Spring General Elections will take place Thursday, March 10 from 12:01 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Below are the candidates, followed by voting instructions.
 
Foothills Piano Festival to Feature Dr. Kevin Chance on March 18

Jacksonville State University’s annual Foothills Piano Festival is back! This year as part of the festival, organizers are thrilled to present Dr. Kevin Chance in recital on Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performance Center at Mason Hall on the JSU campus.
 
Results From March 10 SGA Spring General Elections

Congratulations to the following winners in the SGA Spring General Election, which was conducted via online ballot today.
 
International House Hosts St. Patrick's Day Coffee Break on March 17

On Thursday, March 17, JSU faculty, staff and students are invited to meet and mingle with international students to learn about St Patrick's Day. This event will take place between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. in the International House.
 
JSU Marketing Services Wins National Awards

JSU Marketing Services was named among the top education marketers in the nation in the 2015 Collegiate Advertising Awards program. The elite program recognizes higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising and promotion of their schools.
 
Portion of Trustee Circle to Close for Asphalt Repairs During Spring Break

Contractors will take advantage of Spring Break week to perform asphalt repairs to Trustee Circle along the two concrete crosswalks between the Theron Montgomery Building and Hammond and/or Daugette Hall. Weather permitting, work will commence on Monday, Mar. 21, and will take several days to complete.
 
Candidate for Internal Auditor to Visit Campus on March 18

Jim Brigham, a candidate for the position of Director of Internal Audit/Risk Management, will visit campus Friday, March 18.
 
JSU to Inaugurate 12th President on April 8

Jacksonville State University will inaugurate John M. Beehler as its 12th president during an investiture ceremony on April 8, 10 a.m., at Pete Mathews Coliseum. The theme for the event is “Transformative, Innovative and Engaged for Success: The T.I.E.S. that bind the university together.”
 
JSU Nursing Wants You to Run (or Walk) for Your Life

Join Cocky, the JSU Pep Band, Greg Burgess from the Rick & Bubba Show and the JSU College of Nursing for the second annual Run/Walk for Your Life 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run on April 9.
 
JSU Choral Activities Presents Baroque Opera "Dido and Aeneas"

On April 4 and 5, the JSU Choral Activities area of the David L. Walters Department of Music at Jacksonville State University will present Henry Purcell’s masterpiece English opera "Dido and Aeneas" in the Mason Hall Performance Center on JSU's campus. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for JSU students with an ID.
 
Art Students Win Big at the ADDYs

JSU art students captured one-fourth of the Student ADDY Awards in Birmingham.
 
Cherise Y. Peters Named Vice President of Enrollment Management

JSU has selected Cherise Y. Peters to serve as its first vice president of enrollment management, a new position established to improve student enrollment and retention. Her start date is April 18.
 
JSU Hosts 35th Annual Holocaust Day of Remembrance

The 35th annual Jacksonville State University Holocaust Remembrance will take place April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ernest Stone Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s featured keynote speaker will be Esther Levy of Birmingham, Ala., a second generation survivor.
 
Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered April 7 & 12

The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer the following Banner Finance Workshops on April 7 & 12. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at jenevans@jsu.edu or 256-782-5002.
 
JSU Professor’s Textbook Gains Second Edition

Dr. Jeff Ryan, Jacksonville State University professor of emergency management, has had the second edition of his textbook, Biosecurity and Bioterrorism published by Elsevier.
 
Jesslan Sharp Elected 2016-2017 SGA President

Jesslan Sharp has been elected president of the Student Government Association.
 
Cockystock Festival Returns April 6

The entire campus is invited to the third annual Cockystock music and arts festival.
 

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