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JSU Board Votes to Keep Tuition Level for 2014-2015 Academic Year

The JSU Board of Trustees voted at their April 21 meeting to keep tuition level for 2014-2015. This is in keeping with the commitment the board and university leadership made to our students earlier this year.

 
Lilly Ledbetter to Deliver May 2 JSU Commencement Address

Lilly Ledbetter, whose fight for equal pay and women’s rights went all the way to the Supreme Court and resulted in the Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, will speak at Jacksonville State University's spring commencement on Friday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. on Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.
 
Registration Now Open for CORE Academy 2014

Registration is now open for CORE Academy 2014- "Learning from Each Other," which will take place June 3-5 on the JSU Campus. Keynote speakers are Marc Prensky, author of "Teaching Digital Natives," and Dr. Tommy Bice, Alabama State Superintendent of Education.
 
Honors Program Students Donate 79 Pairs of Shoes to Needy

During the recent Annual S.H.O.E (Students Helping Others Excel) project, students in JSU's Honors Program collected 79 pairs of shoes that were donated to JCOC.
 
Lynn Garner is JSU's Employee of the Month for April 2014

Congratulations to Ms. Lynn Garner, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for April 2014.
 
Power Disruption to Air Conditioning System on June 15

On Friday, June 15, 2012, Acker Electric will perform testing and repairs on the University's electrical substation.
 
Town and Gown: JSU ROTC and International House Students Partner For a Cultural Exchange Seminar

The Jacksonville State University International House recently partnered with the JSU ROTC program for an evening seminar to educate cadets on various world events, cultures, and etiquette.
 
Michael Walker's "Multiply" Combines Music and Math to Help Children Retain Skills

Michael Walker, an audiovisual technician at JSU, is making melodies and helping children with their math skills in the process. Walker recently began Musical Learning Tools (MuLT), which essentially takes the approved Common Core Curriculum being taught in K-12 classrooms and adds catchy music and lyrics to it.
 
Alabama Conference for Inventors Will Be Thursday, February 20

Do you have the next big idea? If you're an inventor or a potential inventor, you won't want to miss the Alabama Conference for Inventors on Thursday, February 20 at the Houston Cole Library.
 
JSU Social Work Students Given Volunteer of the Year Award at Gadsden Center

On Friday, April 11, the JSU Social Work Practice II Students were awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award 2014 at McGuffey Health and Rehab in Gadsden. The award is voted on by the residents of the facility.
 
JSU Faculty to Receive Promotion, Tenure in Fall 2014

Congratulations to the following Jacksonville State University faculty who will receive promotion or tenure in Fall 2014...
 
JSU Emergency Management and Campus CERT Will Host Two Day Training Program

JSU's EM and CERT training will take place on April 21 and 22, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in JSU’s McClellan Room.
 
JSU's College of Education and Professional Studies Kicks Off Community Garden Outreach Project on April 18

The Jacksonville State University’s College of Education and Professional Studies will be kicking off their Community Garden Outreach Project on Friday, April 18, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville.
 
Stephenson Hall will be closed on April 29

Stephenson Hall will be closed on Tuesday, April 29 for floor waxing.
 
Past JSU Encore! Members Return for an Encore at this Year’s Spring Concert on April 17

Dr. Renée Baptiste and the members of Encore!, the Jacksonville State University show choir, are gearing up for their annual spring concert taking place this week. However, there is one slight twist to this year’s performance - it will be a twenty-fifth year reunion inviting back every single past member of the ensemble.
 
April 16 Holds the Fifth Annual One Day Without Shoes at JSU Hosted by Freshman Forum

Freshman Forum is excited to announce that the fifth annual One Day without Shoes at JSU will be held Wednesday, April 16th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the TMB Lawn.
 
JSU Trustees to Hold April 21 Meeting at Little River Canyon Center

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 10 a.m. The trustees will conduct this meeting at the Little River Canyon Center, 4322 Little River Trail NE, Fort Payne AL 35967.
 
College of Arts and Sciences Student Symposium on February 5-6

Please join us for the College of Arts and Sciences' Annual Student Symposium on February 5-6 at the Houston Cole Library.
 
BFA/BA Senior Exhibition Opens April 17 at Hammond Hall Gallery

The Jacksonville State University Department of Art announces the opening of the BFA/BA Senior Exhibition at the Hammond Hall Art Gallery on April 17, 2014 from 5-7 p.m.
 
JSU Field Schools' Renee Morrison Wins Wild South's Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Award

Renee Morrison, assistant director of the JSU Field Schools, was one of seven individuals or businesses honored recently in Asheville, North Carolina as a recipient of Wild South’s Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards. The awards honor outstanding conservation work in the South and were presented at the Sixth Annual Green Gala on March 21.
 
Industry Speakers to Highlight Communication Week, April 14-17

A slate of special speakers with news and public relations backgrounds will highlight Communication Week at JSU on April 14-17.
 
IRC 'Brown Bag' Open Forum Slated for April 22

Please join the JSU Institute for Research and Collaboration (IRC) for the monthly ‘Brown-Bag’ Open Forum discussion. The session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 22 2014 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. in Room 202 Martin Hall (the collaborative classroom).
 
JSU ROTC Scheduled to Have Awards Ceremony

JSU ROTC awards ceremony will be on April 17 at 3 p.m. in Rowe Hall.
 
Bids to be Accepted for Surplus Property

Sealed bids for surplus property will be received by Jacksonville State University in the Office of Purchasing, Room 310 Bibb Graves Hall until 10:00 a.m. April 22, 2014, at which time there will be a public opening of the bids.
 
Christy Tower-Gilchrest Presents “The Role of the Endosomal Pathway in Planar Cell Polarity”

Christy Tower-Gilchrest gives a biology seminar.
 
The JSU Bookstore Will Have a Spirit Sale to Celebrate Cockystock

JSU Bookstore Sale
 
JSU to Host Annual J-Day Spring Game on April 12

Jacksonville State fans will get the opportunity to see the Gamecock football team in action under new coach John Grass at the J-Day Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 12 at 6 p.m. at Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.
 
Suite 709 to Headline April 9 Cockystock, Presented by JSU SGA

Jacksonville State University's SGA presents "Cockystock," one day of peace and music festival, on Wednesday, April 9 from 4-8 p.m. on the Theron Montgomery Building lawn. Headlining the festival will be Suite 709, who will perform at 6 p.m.
 
Encore! Concert Offers an Encore to Alumni

Encore! will have their spring concert on April 17.
 
Progressive Study Club of Jacksonville Donates to the Jones International House

The Progressive Study Club of Jacksonville donated $8,000 to the Jones International House.
 
JSUDrama and CharACTers Partner to Perform The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

JSUDrama and CharACTers Perform The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
 
Daughter of Holocaust Survivor to Speak at April 10 Holocaust Remembrance

Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said, “I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. And anyone who does not remember betrays them again.”
 
2014 Benefits-Vendor-Health Fair Will Be Thursday, April 3 at the TMB

Jacksonville State University's Office of Human Resources announces the 2014 Benefits-Vendor-Health Fair, set for Thursday, April 3 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the third floor of the Theron Montgomery Building.
 
Payment Dates for Summer 2014

Students, to avoid having your Summer 2014 classes and housing assignment cancelled (if applicable), you must pay your account balance in full, be enrolled in the payment plan, or have enough financial aid applied in your account by close of business on the last day to register for each term.
 
Get Your Student Refund Faster with Electronic Direct Deposit

Be first in line for your student refund without going to the mail center! Sign up for Electronic Direct Deposit!
 
The FMA Hosts a Trip to the Federal Reserve.

On April 4, 2014, the Financial Management Association will be taking a trip to the Federal Reserve in Atlanta, Ga. All students are welcome to partake in this free event.
 
Calhoun County Civic Chorale’s Spring Concert Celebrates Nature on April 6, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. the Calhoun County Civic Chorale will present its spring concert at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels. The concert, entitled “In Praise of Nature and the Divine”, possesses choral repertoire that explores the connection between nature and spirituality.
 
SACSCOC Compliance Certification and Focused Reports Available for Viewing

If you would like to read the Compliance Certification Report or the Focused Report, please click on the following link...
 
JSU Department of Art Presents "Bats, Boards, Brands, & Ben" on April 9

On April 9, 2014, Jacksonville State University’s Art Department will host guest speaker Ben Jenkins. The speech will take place at the JSU Roundhouse at 7:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
 
Spring Into "Eggcellent" Health at April 9 Wellness Wednesday

Spring into “Eggcellent” Health with students from JSU’s Nutrition and Exercise Science programs at the April Wellness Wednesday! This month's Wellness Wednesday will take place April 9 from noon-1 p.m. in Room 118 East Mason Hall.
 
Kim Westbrooks to Deliver the Library Lunchtime Lecture on April 4

On Friday, April 4, 2014, Ms. Kim Westbrooks will be delivering the Library Lunchtime Lecture at 11:30 a.m., on the 10th floor of the Houston Cole Library (rm. 10B). This event is open to the public and admission is free.
 
Oxford High School Choral Ensemble to Join JSU A Cappella Choir and Chamber Singers for March 16 Concert

On Sunday, March 16 at 3 p.m., the Jacksonville State University A Cappella Choir and Chamber Singers, under the direction JSU Director of Choral Activities Dr. Patricia Corbin, will perform their spring concert at the First Baptist Church in Oxford. Featured guest choir on the concert will be the Oxford High School Choral Ensemble, under the direction of Ms Jane Lewis.
 
JSU Civil & Human Rights Group To Hold "Stand Your Ground" Informational Event on April 2.

On April 2, the Justice & Civil Rights Initiative at Jacksonville State University presents "Stand Your Ground: Your Right To Be Informed," which will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Room 101 of Merrill Hall.
 
April 5 Spring Preview Day Offers Sneak Peek Into JSU Life

Come experience Jacksonville State University and our campus at our 2014 Spring Preview Day on Saturday, April 5!
 
Banner Finance Training Opportunities in April

The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer Banner Finance Training opportunities on April 3 and April 8.
 
David Thompson Promoted to Director of Physical Plant

Mr. David B. Thompson has been promoted to Director of Physical Plant at Jacksonville State University.
 
JSU to Host First Film Conference, "Storytelling," on April 4

Jacksonville State University and The Alabama Film Symposium are pleased to present JSU's first film conference, Storytelling, on Friday, April 4 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the Anders Round House on the JSU campus.
 
Results From March 20 SGA Spring General Elections

Congratulations to the following winners in the March 20 SGA Spring General Elections--
 
“The Tree of Life for Red and Green Algae” Seminar To Be Hosted on March 21, 2014

Juan Lopez-Bautista of the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa will present a free seminar, “The Tree of Life for Red and Green Algae”, on March 21, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. This event will take place in Room 130 of Martin Hall.
 
Campus Departments Should Disregard Duplicate Phone Bills

Due to an issue with our telephone billing system, last month's bills were sent out today instead of the current bills. Please disregard these bills. The current bills will be sent shortly. Your telephone accounts will be charged correctly, you will not be billed twice for last month.
 

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