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Joe Whitmore Promoted to Associate VP for Business and Auxiliary Services

In his new role Whitmore will tackle responsibilities in the area of budgeting, capital funding and real estate transactions, plus the development of a comprehensive facilities management and rentals plan for university-owned properties.

 
Chris Casey is JSU Employee of the Month for April 2015

Congratulations to Chris Casey, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for April 2015. Casey is Learning System Manager in the Office of Educational Technology and Support.
 
Recap of the April 20 JSU Board of Trustees Meeting

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on April 20, 2015 at the Houston Cole Library. Action issues included tuition increase, addition of a new sport, and renaming a university facility in honor of outgoing president Dr. William A. Meehan.
 
Spring 2015 Final Examination Schedule

Following is the schedule for Spring 2015 finals. Good luck, everyone!
 
College of Commerce and Business Administration to Offer a London/Paris Study Tour in Summer 2016

The College of Commerce and Business Administration has developed a program called "Gamecocks Go Global," where students can go to a foreign country to travel or study. Ms. Lenn Rainwater and Dr. Ronnie Clayton will be teaching CBA 396 and FIN 434 and 590 in the Summer of 2016, and going to London and Paris will be part of the courses.
 
Presidential Finalists Forum Videos Online

JSU's three presidential finalists have now had the opportunity to visit campus and meet with students, faculty and staff. If you were unable to attend the open forums, check out videos from the events on the presidential search website, where you can also share your thoughts with the search committee.
 
Drama Students Debut as Directors on April 18-19

JSU drama students get to sit in the director’s chair this weekend at the annual JSU Student Showcase on April 18 and 19, 7 p.m., in the Stone Center for the Performing Arts.
 
Student Newspaper Celebrates 80 Years

Students and faculty gathered in Self Hall on April 6 to celebrate 80 years of student newspapers at JSU.
 
JSU Child Study Center Now Accepting Fall Applicants

The JSU Child Study Center is currently accepting applications for three- and four-year-olds for the fall 2015 semester.
 
Meehan Honored with Living Memorial

A tree was planted and bench installed in front of Bibb Graves Hall, courtesy of the JSU Faculty Senate.
 
Faculty to Plant Tree in Honor of Meehan

The JSU Faculty Senate will plant an oak tree and install a bench in front of Bibb Graves Hall in honor of President Bill Meehan on April 13 at 2 p.m.
 
JSU Board of Trustees to Meet April 20

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
 
JSU Hosts Annual International Week Celebration April 12-17

The International House Program at JSU started in 1946 in the wake of World War II and the hatred and brutality of that conflict. The founders of the program, Dr. and Mrs. James H. Jones, sought to create a place where people from different countries and cultures could get to know each other, for the Joneses believed that knowledge and love are the best path to a world without war.
 
Candidates for International House Director to Visit Campus

Campus is invited to meet the finalists for the position of Director of the International House and Programs.
 
Holocaust Survivor and His Daughter to Speak at JSU on April 14

Dr. May and Mrs. Mollengarden will be speaking at the annual JSU Holocaust Remembrance event on April 14, 7:30 p.m., in the Stone Performing Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kim Stevens at weather@jsu.edu.
 
Campus Invited to Meet Candidates for JSU President

Candidates under consideration to serve as JSU's 12th president will visit Jacksonville on April 10-14 to tour campus and meet faculty, staff and students.
 
University Honors President Meehan at Retirement Celebration

More than a thousand JSU faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends gathered on campus April 3 to pay tribute to Dr. William A. Meehan – the 11th president of the university – during his retirement celebration.
 
Portion of Bennett Boulevard to Close for April 11 5K

On Saturday, April 11, the JSU College of Nursing will host the first CON Run/Walk for Your Life 5K on campus. During this event, it will be necessary to temporarily close parts of Bennett Boulevard, N.E. in front of Wallace Hall.
 
JSU Drama Treads Among Serpents

This 2014 winner of the Southern Playwrights competition explores the ideas of fame, truth and motive.
 
Upcoming JSU Choral Concert Activities on April 9 & 12

On Thursday, April 9th at 7:30 p.m. the JSU Chamber Singers and A Cappella Choir will be presenting a joint concert at First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville. Also, on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 3:00 p.m., the Calhoun County Civic Chorale will present its spring concert at First United Methodist Church in Anniston.
 
April 8 Wellness Wednesday Luncheon Goes Hawaiian

Say Aloha to good health! Join nutrition and exercise students for the Wellness Wednesday luncheon on April 8 at noon in East Mason Hall!
 
Kaleidoscope Festival of the Arts Continues Through April

Kaleidoscope, Jacksonville State University's annual Festival of the Arts, continues through April. Check out the schedule and spend some time on our campus this spring!
 
Pamela Stinson: Through the Eyes of the President’s Secretary

“President’s Office,” she cordially says countless times throughout the day as she greets callers. While numerous employees work at Jacksonville State University, there is only one individual who has had the opportunity to see a side of JSU history in a way no one else has – Pamela Stinson, secretary to President Bill Meehan.
 
Telephone Service Restored to TMB, Stephenson, Kennamer and Development House

Telephone service in Theron Montgomery Building, Stephenson Hall, Kennamer Hall and the Development House has been restored.
 
Administrative Professionals to Gather for Annual Conference April 22

Highlights of JSU's annual Administrative Professionals Conference on April 22 will be appearances by James Spann, Jeannine Teague, and Teresa Stricklin. The event will be held at Oxford Civic Center.
 
CORE Scholars/Dual Enrollment Information Session Will Be April 12

Are you a high school student with college within sight? Did you know that you can get a jump on your college degree by earning credit at Jacksonville State University while attending high school?
 
Secretary of State John H. Merrill to Recognize JSU Emeritus and Former Congressman Glen Browder

Alabama’s Secretary of State John H. Merrill will recognize Jacksonville State University Emeritus and former Congressman Glen Browder on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Alabama Archives & History building’s Milo B. Howard auditorium.
 
KA Hosts 5K Walk/Run for Muscular Dystrophy on April 4

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, the Kappa Alpha Order will host their 1st annual 5K Walk/Run benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association from 7:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
 
Delta Chi Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 4

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, the Delta Chi Fraternity will host the Annual Easter Egg Hunt from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., on the Quad behind Bibb Graves Hall.
 
Banner Training Opportunities to be Offered April 2 & 14

The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer two Banner Finance Workshops on April 2 & 14. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at jenevans@jsu.edu or 782-5002.
 
Some Campus Buildings Experiencing Telephone Outage Due to Lightning

Due to a lightning strike on Tuesday afternoon, March 31, the Theron Montgomery Building, Stephenson Hall, Kennamer Hall and the Development House are experiencing a telephone outage.
 
Get Groovy at Cockystock 2015

Peace, Love and Gamecocks will be the theme of Cockystock 2015 on April 1, 4-8 p.m., on the TMB Lawn. The event is presented by JSU's Student Government Association.
 
L.A. Improv Artist Ben Tibbels to Host a Workshop on April 2

Second City Hollywood alumus Ben Tibbels, will be holding an improvisation workshop on April 2, 2015, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., in the Stone Center Black Box.
 
Community Invited to Retirement Reception for JSU President on April 3

A major chapter is coming to a close in Jacksonville State University history. President William A. Meehan – who has spent 47 years of his life at the university, 16 at its helm – is retiring. On April 3, the community is invited to commemorate his lasting legacy at a retirement celebration to be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on the fifth floor of Stadium Tower.
 
JSU Elects New Student Leaders

The student body at Jacksonville State University recently hit the polls to elect its new Student Government Association leaders for the upcoming school year. The university community can look forward to working with the following new faces in 2015-2016.
 
Education and Exercise-- 5Ks to Support JSU Scholarships

Remember that resolution you made back on New Year’s Eve to get in shape in 2015? Whether you are just getting started or well on your way, you can raise your heart rate while supporting Jacksonville State University at two 5K events in April.
 
JSU's Dr. Cynthia McCarty Selected as the State Board of Education liaison to the AASB board

At its December Board of Directors meeting, the Alabama Association of School Boards selected JSU's Dr. Cynthia McCarty as the State Board of Education liaison to the AASB board. Dr. Yvette Richardson has served as liaison for a one-year appointment and said her farewell at the March meeting in Birmingham at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey.
 
JSU's Online Nursing Program Ranked in Top 50 List by Affordable Colleges Online

Jacksonville State University has been recognized for having one of the Top Online Nursing Schools in the country by Affordable Colleges Online, which recently examined hundreds of accredited online nursing schools and ranked JSU in the top 50 in the list.
 
JSU Trustee Board Member and Former Alabama Secretary of State Jim Bennett Being Honored

JSU Trustee Board member and former Secretary of State Jim Bennett will be honored by Governor Robert Bentley and Secretary of State John H. Merrill on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Old House Chamber of the Alabama State Capitol followed by a public reception in the Alabama Archives & History building’s Milo B. Howard auditorium.
 
Jacksonville State University Prepares to Spend One Day Without Shoes

Freshman Forum is excited to announce that the sixth annual One Day Without Shoes at JSU will be held Wednesday, April 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Theron Montgomery Building Lawn.
 
A Cappella Choir to Preview Carnegie Hall Performance on March 15

The JSU A Cappella Choir will preview its upcoming Carnegie Hall performance during its spring concert on Sunday, March 15, at 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Anniston.
 
DEADLINE EXTENDED- Nominations Sought for Presidential Community Service, Service Learning Awards

The Service Committee is proud to announce two new Presidential Service Awards for all JSU affiliated groups and organizations. The awards will be presented at the Second Annual Service Showcase on March 31.
 
JSU's Pete Conroy Receives River Hero Award

Conroy received the recognition for his decades of work highlighted by his White House role as a U.S. Federal Commissioner for the Tristate Water Compacts, appointed by President Bill Clinton and retained by President George W. Bush.
 
CORE Offers Free March 12 Workshop on Cloud-Based Productivity

Join the Collaborative Regional Education (CORE) initiative on the 5th floor of Stadium Tower on Thursday, March 12, for a free one-day CORE workshop, Cloud-Based Productivity: Practical Applications for the Classroom Teacher or IT Staff.
 
Award-winning Artist Nannan Shen to Perform on March 11

On March 11, the David L Walters Department of Music will present Nannan Shen, a noted erhu player from Linhai China. The concert is a part of the 2015 Kaleidoscope event series and will take place in the Mason Hall Performance Center at 7:30 p.m.
 
NEW DATE- Banner Budget Training Offered on Tuesday, March 17

The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer a Banner Finance Workshop, "Everything You Ever Need to Know About Managing Your Budget," on Tuesday, March 17.
 
Luck Be a Lifestyle- Learn Healthy Habits at March 11 Wellness Wednesday

March 11 is your lucky day! JSU’s Nutrition and Exercise Science programs invite the campus to enjoy a healthy lunch followed by tips on how to eat and live better at the March 11 Wellness Wednesday luncheon!
 
SGA Elections: Vote March 12

JSU students will have the opportunity to choose their 2015-2016 student leaders during the annual SGA elections on March 12. Voting will take place online from 12:01 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
Afternoon, Evening Classes Cancelled for March 5

Due to the possibility of hazardous road conditions this afternoon and evening, Jacksonville State University will close today at 12:30 p.m. All afternoon and evening classes are cancelled.
 
Weather Update: JSU Monitoring Thursday's Road Conditions

JSU is monitoring the weather for hazardous conditions and, at this time, plans to operate on its regular schedule on Thursday.
 

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