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Biology Professor Named a Minority Access Role Model

JSU Biology Professor Mijitaba Hamissou has been named a Minority Access National Role Model by Minority Access, Inc. for his dedication to making the sciences more accessible to all students.

 
Scheduled Phone Outage

The university's Avaya phones will be turned off briefly the evening of Oct. 16, from approximately 7-8 p.m., for service.
 
Dedication Planned for Marching Southerners Practice Field

The new Marching Southerners practice field will be dedicated on Nov. 4 at 9 a.m. as part of the band’s annual alumni reunion weekend.
 
Students Give Back to 2nd Chance

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and JSU’s Phi Mu sorority and Delta Chi fraternity are getting involved by giving back.
 
Homecoming Court Candidates 2017

The 2017 JSU Homecoming Court candidates were selected at the second annual Homecoming Showcase on Oct. 10.
 
Homecoming Schedule 2017

JSU announces the 2017 Homecoming schedule of events.
 
Emergency Management Professor Wins National Advising Award

Dr. Tanveer Islam, JSU associate professor of emergency management, has been named the 2017 Student Chapter Advisor of the Year by the International Association of Emergency Managers.
 
Employees Invited to Annual Benefits Fair

Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the annual Benefits, Health and Wellness Fair on Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Leone Cole Auditorium.
 
School Supply Drive for Hurricane Victims

The JSU School of Education is hosting a school supply drive to help those affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
 
JSU Family Day

Students are invited to bring their loved ones to campus to meet their new JSU family!
 
2017 Alumni of the Year to be Honored at Homecoming

The JSU Alumni Association announces the 2017 Alumni of the Year, who will be honored at homecoming on Oct. 28.
 
Tropical Storm Nate

The National Weather Service has placed Calhoun County under a Tropical Storm Warning.
 
JSU Drama to Open Curtain on 2017-2018 Season

Rehearsals are underway at the JSU Department of Drama, as theatre students and faculty prepare to open the 2017-2018 season at the Ernest Stone Center for the Performing Arts.
 
Students Invited to Join ISO

The International Student Organization is seeking new student members of all backgrounds and nationalities.
 
President Beehler Receives National HR Award

President John M. Beehler has been awarded the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources 2017 Chief Executive HR Champion Award.
 
JLink Offers Students One-Stop Job Search Location

JLink offers JSU students a one-stop location to search for jobs, internships, co-ops and part-time employment off-campus in a central location online.
 
Attorney General to Discuss Opioid Crisis on Sept. 26

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will take part in a town hall meeting at Jacksonville State University on Sept. 26, 6-8 p.m., on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
 
JSU Mountain Center to Host Cleburne County Pottery Show on Sept. 23

Pottery from throughout the South to be on display at the fourth annual Cleburne County Pottery Show on Sept. 23 at JSU’s Cleburne County Mountain Center.
 
Tropical Storm Warning Remains in Effect

The JSU campus remains under a Tropical Storm Warning this evening.
 
Tropical Storm Irma Update

Campus braces for tropical storm conditions.
 
JSU Prepares for Hurricane Irma

JSU will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12, as East Alabama has been placed under a tropical storm warning.
 
Student Honor Society Wins National Award

JSU's chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars recently earned the Bronze Star Status Award for their outstanding achievements in scholarship, leadership and service.
 
University Monitors Hurricane Irma

JSU keeps an eye on the tropical forecast as Irma bears down on Florida.
 
Jazz Greats to Perform on Sept. 14

Three jazz greats will perform on campus on Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m., in Mason Hall performance center.
 
Faculty Awarded State and Federal Research Grants

Several Jacksonville State faculty have been awarded research grants recently from state and federal agencies.
 
Don't Be Alarmed by ROTC Training on Sept. 7

The cadets in JSU's ROTC program will be using rubber M-16s on campus as part of training exercises on Sept. 7.
 
Argentine Pianist Julio Caesar Barreto to Perform on Sept. 8

Pianist Julio Caesar Barreto from Argentina will perform on Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m., in the Mason Hall Performance Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
 
Prospective Students Invited to Fall Preview Day

Potential students and their families are invited to Fall Preview Day 2017 on Oct. 14.
 
Campus to Close for Labor Day on Sept. 4

Jacksonville State University will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.
 
First Students Enroll in JSU's Second Doctoral Program

The first class of students have enrolled in JSU's new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in the Department of Nursing.
 
Civic Chorale Opens Fall Season

The Calhoun County Civic Chorale kicked off its fall season on Aug. 28 and is looking for new members.
 
Country Rocks the Canyon Center

Aberdeen Green and American Hope will perform at Country Rocks at the Canyon Center on Sept. 2.
 
School of Science to Host Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

The JSU School of Science will host an eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21, 12:30-3:30 p.m., on the front lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building.
 
Welcome Week 2017

JSU Student Affairs has put together an exciting lineup of activities and special events to welcome students back to campus in style!
 
Power Out on Friday, Aug. 18

Power will be out on campus on the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 18, for a couple of hours for repairs.
 
JSU Opens State-of-the-Art Finance Lab

The School of Business and Industry has officially opened the newly renovated Finance Trade Lab, allowing students to have a hands-on approach to the world market like never before.
 
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Teresa Reed

Dr. Teresa Reed has a unique ability to make the reading selections in her English courses relate to real life.
 
Phantom to Take Center Stage at OPAC on June 9-18

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece, “The Phantom of the Opera,” will be presented by the Jacksonville Opera Theatre at the Oxford Performing Arts Center on June 9-18.
 
Veteran Services Office Temporarily Relocated

The Office of Veteran Services has moved temporarily to Bibb Graves Hall, Room 102, due to current renovations to its home in Daugette Hall.
 
Spirit on Mountain Street and Riley Green Concert Set for August 24

JSU will present the 12th annual Spirit on Mountain Street festival and a Riley Green concert on August 24 as part of Welcome Week.
 
Child Study Center Still Enrolling for 2017-18

The JSU Harper Child Study Center is currently accepting applications for three-and four-year-olds for the 2017-18 year. This is a half-day preschool program.
 
Candidates for Dean of Arts and Humanities to Visit Campus

Candidates for Dean of the JSU School of Arts and Humanities are visiting campus in August.
 
Kinesiology Professor Receives Prestigious National Award

Jacksonville State University’s Dr. Jeff Chandler received a 2017 career award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) award.
 
English Professor Closes Chapter on 44-Year Career

Stacks of boxes filled with decades of research, lecture notes and well-loved copies of literary favorites line the wall. Commencement invitations from previous students sit displayed among photos of days gone by. It is an office between occupants that barely begins to tell the impact of its owner. After 44 years of teaching, Jacksonville State University English professor Dr. Steven J. Whitton has announced his retirement.
 
Candidates for Dean of the School of Education to Visit Campus

Two candidates for Dean of the School of Education are visiting campus on Aug. 15-16.
 
Nursing Students Achieve Top Scores on Licensing Exam

JSU nursing students beat out AU and UA while besting the state and national averages on the NCLEX licensing exam.
 
JSU Signs Transfer Agreements with Alabama Community Colleges

JSU's new Transfer Pathway Program is partnering with community colleges to support students' pursuit of a four-year degree.
 
Board of Trustees Meeting Recap

A rundown on the biggest news coming out of the July 24-25 meeting of the JSU Board of Trustees.
 
Power Outage at Daugette Hall as Renovation Nears Completion

There will be a power outage at Daugette Hall on July 28-29 for electrical work at the historic building currently under renovation.
 
JSU Announces Two New Degree Programs

Jacksonville State University is pleased to announce the addition of two new degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigation and Master of Science in Nursing. The programs were recently approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education.
 

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