NSCS Induction Ceremony Held on October 14
On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) held their first induction ceremony on the 11the floor of Houston Cole Library. There were 73 members inducted to the newly chartered chapter at JSU.
JSU Drama Opens Its Season with Chekhov’s "The Seagull"
JSU Drama opens its season with Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. The performances will take place in the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center on October 16,17, and 18 at 7 p.m. and on October 19 at 2 p.m.
Boo to You From JSU!
With a nip in the air and leaves beginning to change color up on Chimney Peak, there’s no “bones” about it – Halloween is right around the corner! At JSU, we have planned more events than you can shake a broomstick at to celebrate the “spirit” of the haunted holiday. From frightful to family friendly, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Success of Robotics Fundraiser "Rests" With You
Rest well knowing you’ve helped the next generation of technology leaders by making a purchase at the team’s Mattress Fundraiser Sale this Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Merrill Hall.
JSU Awarded $2.2 Million Grant to "LInC" Academic Learning Communities
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Jacksonville State University a $2.2 million Strengthening Institutions grant to increase student academic engagement by building Learning Intensive Communities (LInCs) on campus.
JSU Soccer Team Holds Last Game of the Season
JSU soccer team verses SEMO, on the JSU soccer field from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free shirts, drinks, and pizza.
Latin American Film Festival Takes Place on Campus Each Thursday in October
Jacksonville State University's Department of History and Foreign Languages in conjunction with Spanish and Latin American cinema distribution company PRAGDA and the Spanish Minstry on Education and Culture will present the 2014 Spanish Film Club, "Celebrating the New Wave of Ibero American Cinema," a month-long Latin American Film Festival on the JSU campus during October.
Jacksonville State University Announces 2014 Homecoming Schedule
Jacksonville State University welcomes alumni, students, families and friends to the “Gem of the Hills” for Homecoming, October 30 - November 2, 2014. The Gamecocks will play the Austin Peay Governors in the homecoming game on November 1.
Public Relations Organization Hosts Pie a PROud Gamecock
On October 24, 2014, join PRO from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the TMB lawn for Pie a PROud Gamecock.
Scheduled Internet Outage Overnight to Repair Damage
JSU's network carrier has experienced damage to the main cable between Anniston and Atlanta. The carrier has requested an emergency maintenance window to be scheduled for midnight tonight until 6 a.m. tomorrow. This will disrupt campus Internet/Wireless access. During this period you will experience intermittent outages. Please plan an alternative method of accessing the Internet for this period of time. We apologize for the inconvenience that this may cause.
Town and Gown - JSU Students Visit UK and Beyond in Unique Study Tour
This summer, two students from Jacksonville State University had the opportunity travel “across the pond,” spend a month in the United Kingdom, and travel Europe, all while completing college credit.
Criminal Justice Alumni Chapter Hosts Reception Featuring CJ Department Distinguished Scholar, Joseph Scott Morgan
On Saturday, November 1, the JSU CJ Alumni Chapter would like to invite everyone to join them in the Anders Round House for a meet-n-greet with Joseph Scott Morgan. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Students Will Receive Free T-shirt with Degree Evaluation
Students Will Receive Free T-shirt with Degree Evaluation on October 22, 23 at the Theron Montgomery Building, Merrill Hall and Martin Hall. From October 27 until October 30, mobile stations will be at the Theron Montgomery Building.
Little River Canyon Half Marathon Set for Saturday, October 11
Jacksonville State University and the Little River Canyon Center is pleased to announce its third annual half marathon set to be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
JSU Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting on October 20
The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Bands from Throughout the Southeast to March at JSU Stadium on October 11, 18
For the next two Saturdays, October 11 and 18, the Jacksonville State University campus will be alive with music, percussion and drill as the university hosts two major band competitions.
PEEHIP to Offer Flu Shots to JSU Employees on October 15
Healthwise, your Public Education Employees Wellness Program will be on campus giving FLU SHOTS to JSU employees on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at The TMB AUDITORIUM. There is no cost to you or your dependents if you have the PEEHIP medical coverage, PEEHIP supplemental coverage or one of the Southland optional plans.
Dr. Corey to Speak on Liberty in the Ancient World
As Part of Antigone Lecture Series
Dr. Corey will give the first lecture in the Antigone Lecture Series on Thursday, October 16 at 5 p.m. in Merrill Hall Auditorium (Rm. 101). This lecture series is free and open to the public.
NSA and Homeland Security Recognize JSU as National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance
NSA-DHS have designated Jacksonville State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Security. The designation covers Fall 2014 through 2021.
A Cappella Choir Asks for Yard Sale Items and Book Donations for Upcoming Fundraiser
A Cappella Choir hosts a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, October 25, 2014 and a Homecoming Book Sale held on Friday, October 31st and Saturday, November 1st. They are asking for donations.
Trustees Executive Committee to Meet October 10 to Review Presidential Search Firm Finalists
The Executive Committee of the Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, October 10 at 10:30 a.m. in the Gold Room in Bibb Graves Hall to continue their review of search firm finalists for the presidential search.
JSU Receives $3.175 Million "First in the World" Grant from U.S. Department of Education
Jacksonville State University is the only institution in Alabama and one of only 24 in the nation that will receive a U.S. Department of Education “First in the World” (FITW) Grant to support the university’s ongoing efforts to transform the campus into a technologically advanced, learning-centered institution.
University to Test Emergency Notification System on Tuesday at Noon
The Jacksonville State University Police Department will conduct a test of the university's emergency notification system (JSU Alert) on Tuesday, September 30, at around noon. This text will include messaging via social media (Facebook and Twitter), email and SMS (text) messaging notifications. Thank you in advance for your understanding as we test this vital component of our crisis communications plan.
October 8 Wellness Wednesday Offers Healthy Lunch, Lifestyle Tips
In conjunction with the new Get Healthy, JSU campaign, students from JSU’s Nutrition and Exercise Science programs invite the campus to October’s Wellness Wednesday.
Nominations Sought for JSU's Employee of the Month Award
Do you know a JSU employee who goes above and beyond for the university? Why not nominate him or her to be JSU's Employee of the Month?
JSU Print Shop to Have Limited Capabilities September 30 - October 3
The Jacksonville State University Print Shop will operate with limited printing capabilities from Tuesday, September 30 until Friday, October 3, due to the removal of some old printing equipment and the installation of new equipment.
ROTC to Conduct Active Shooter Drill Today at Rowe Hall
The University Police Department will assist the ROTC department in an active shooter exercise today at 2 p.m. UPD vehicles and officers will be present in the area and stationed at each entrance to Rowe Hall to make sure non-participants are not allowed to enter the building during the exercise. This will ensure a safe exercise.
JSU Presidential Search, Screening Committee Chosen
The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees has taken the first step toward finding the university’s twelfth president.
Academic Advisement Hosts Registration Information Workshop on October 15, 2014
Academic Advisement will host a Wednesday Workshop on October 15, 2014 in Rm. 322 of Martin Hall from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
2014 JSU Alumni of Year to be Honored at November 1 Homecoming
The Jacksonville State University Alumni Association announces the 2014 Alumni Award recipients. These five outstanding members of the JSU family will be recognized during halftime at the JSU Homecoming game on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Zeta Tau Alpha Begin Annual Think Pink® Month on October 4, 2014 Football Game
Zeta Tau Alpha begins their Annual Think Pink® Month by asking fans of October 4, 2014's football game to wear pink. The Zetas will also be hosting fundraisers throughout the month for Breast Cancer support.
ISO to Host Latin Dance on September 25, 2014
ISO host the Latin Dance on September 25, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Alumni House.
Susan Robertson First to Receive JSU's New Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication
On August 8, Susan Cowan Robertson became the first recipient of Jacksonville State University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Visual Communication.
University Family Remembers Former First Lady Mrs. Ada Montgomery
She was a true Southern lady. The phrase was repeated often on Wednesday as news spread across the Jacksonville State University campus about the passing of former JSU First Lady Mrs. Ada Montgomery, wife of ninth JSU President Dr. Theron Montgomery, who died Tuesday night after a long illness. She was 88.
Author Joseph Scott Morgan to Speak on Death, Life, and JSU
If you had never met him and had no knowledge of his career or history, simply stepping into his office might provide the evidence needed to deduce his line of work...
Read at "The Roost:" JSU Offers Digital Publications Through New iPhone, iPad Newsstand App
Do you prefer to get your publications delivered electronically? Good news! Jacksonville State University’s official digital publication app, “The Roost,” is now free and ready to download from Apple’s App Store. The app is functional for both iPhone and iPad devices.
PEEHIP Wellness Program Presented on October 1
The Office of Human Resources has arranged for a PEEHIP Wellness Coordinator to come to campus and give a presentation to JSU faculty and staff on new and expanded benefits Wellness Program benefits.
SGA Initiates Shirt Swap Day to Increase Campus Pride
The Student Government Association at Jacksonville State University is implementing a new initiative to increase the amount of Gamecock gear worn around campus by providing inexpensive new JSU "swag" to students. The SGA Shirt Swap program is designed to increase school pride by incentivizing the act of wearing JSU gear on campus. The SGA will host "swaps" each Friday before a home football game from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Visit Campus, Experience Gamecock Game Day at Fall Preview Day on October 4
Come experience Jacksonville State University and our campus at Fall Preview Day on Saturday, October 4! Sessions begin at 9 and 10 a.m. at Stephenson Hall on the JSU campus.
2014-2015 Freshman Forum Announced
The Office of Student Life is proud to announce the 2014-2015 Freshman Forum! Freshman Forum is an Elite Freshman Leadership Institute that allows freshman to gain leadership skills and knowledge that will benefit them in their college career and beyond.
Community Sober Tailgate at September 20 JSU vs. UWA Game
September is National Recovery Month. Come celebrate and join us at a Community-Wide Sober Tailgate Event on September 20, 2014 at noon on Dillon Field.
Memorial Service to be Held for John Brown (J.B.) on September 19
A memorial service for Mr. John Brown (J.B.) will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September, 19, 2014 at McClure Chapel on the campus of Jacksonville State University.
ROTC Cadets to Perform Training Exercises on September 19
September 19, 2014, ROTC will have training exercises outside Rowe Hall from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sweet Sounds-- Calhoun County Band Exhibition Set for Sept. 16 at JSU Stadium
Thirteen area marching bands including the Marching Southerners will perform at the Calhoun County Band Exhibition at JSU Stadium on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.
JSU Fishing Team Looking to Hook New Members
The JSU Fishing Team is looking for new members. The Fishing Team participates in college bass tournaments across the southeast. Participating organizations include B.A.S.S., FLW Outdoors, Fishlife, Cabelas and BoatUS.
Health Fair 2014- 12 years of SUCCESS! Making America Healthier One Student at a Time
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, September 11, in the TMB auditorium from 10:00 am -2:00 pm. The event will host agencies from around the state providing information and services to the campus and local community.
JSU Confers 412 Degrees at 2014 Summer Commencement
Leading the Friday, August 8 ceremony at JSU Stadium was top graduate Amber Dawn Barrett. Bishop F. Richard Spencer delivered the commencement address.
Explore Your Future at the Fall Career Fair on October 1
The Office of Career Services announces the annual Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, October 1 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Merrill Hall Atrium.
Meet JSU's New Faculty- Fall 2014
Jacksonville State University's new faculty gathered for a group photo just prior to the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester.
Celebrate the Harvest at Farm and Garden Fest in the Canyon, September 20
The JSU Little River Canyon Center presents Farm and Garden Fest: Celebrate the Harvest, a day celebrating agriculture, gardening, farm life and livestock, on Saturday, September 20 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.