Competition Heats Up for Mr. & Miss. JAX State and Mr. & Miss. Friendly
Who will represent JSU as Mr. & Miss. Jax State and Mr. & Miss. Friendly 2015? Vote for your favorites on March 12.
JSU Creatives Bring Home Addys, EDMA, CAA Awards
Faculty, staff, students and alumni from Jacksonville State University were recently recognized for their artistic contributions on behalf of the university.
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.
JSU Establishes PRSSA Chapter
The Communications Department now has an officially recognized chapter of PRSSA, Public Relations Student Society of America.
Find Your Future at the 2015 Spring Career Fair
Is your graduation around the corner? Are you looking for a job? The Office of Career Services announces the Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, March 4 from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Merrill Hall Atrium.
February 25 ECE Rescheduled for March 4
The English Competency Exam scheduled for Wednesday, February 25 at 3 p.m. was postponed due to inclement weather. The new date for the ECE has been set for Wednesday, March 4 at 3 p.m.
NEW DATE- Vote for Your Favorite at March 4 Martin Hall Chili Cook-Off
Sample some chili and vote for your favorite at the Ninth Annual Martin Hall Chili Cook-Off. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.
JSU Classes Cancelled for Wednesday, February 25
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for our area on Wednesday, February 25 beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at midnight CST. Due to this approaching storm system, all classes at Jacksonville State University on Wednesday have been cancelled. Only essential employees should report to work on Wednesday.
Weather Update: Freezing Rain Predicted North of Campus Overnight
Freezing rain is expected again for Northeast Alabama overnight. JSU is monitoring the weather and anticipates no delays or cancellations at this time. Those commuting from areas north of campus are encouraged to check road conditions before driving to Jacksonville.
Weather Announcement- Normal Operations Resume at JSU Tuesday
Normal operations will resume on Tuesday at Jacksonville State University. Commuters in outlying areas are asked to monitor road conditions in their immediate areas and use their best judgment before heading to campus.
Weather Announcement: Monday Evening Classes Cancelled
Due to the potential for icy road conditions, JSU is canceling Monday evening classes as of 4:30 p.m. The Gamecock Express will continue to run on-campus routes until 6 p.m. and downtown routes until 8 p.m. The cafeteria will follow its regular schedule, while WOW Wingery will close at 9 p.m.
JSU Opening at Noon on February 26; Classes Resume at 12:45 p.m.
Due to additional snow accumulation overnight, Jacksonville State University will delay classes and operations on Thursday, February 26, until noon. Classes will resume at 12:45 p.m.
Weather Update- Classes Delayed Thursday, February 26
Due to hazardous road conditions, Jacksonville State University will delay classes and operations on Thursday, February 26, until 10 a.m. All classes starting before 10 a.m. are cancelled, with the first class session starting at 11 a.m.
JSU to Resume Normal Schedule on Friday, February 27
Jacksonville State University will resume a normal schedule on Friday, February 27. All students and employees are reminded to use caution since some roads and bridges could still contain icy patches.
February 27 ACTE Regional Technology Fair Postponed
The ACTE Regional Technology Fair scheduled for Friday, February 27 at Jacksonville State University has been postponed. Even though JSU is open for normal operations, some school systems registered for the event are scheduled for delayed openings. These delays require us to reschedule the event at a later date.
A Cappella Choir Makes Final Fundraising Push for Trip to Carnegie Hall
JSU's A Cappella Choir will soon depart for NYC and Carnegie Hall for the performance of a lifetime. Before they hit the road, they are conducting one more fundraising activity to help fund their trip.
2015 JSU Marching Ballerina Interest Meeting
The Marching Ballerinas are having an interest meeting February 27 that will start at 6 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center.
JSU Drama Gets Hoppy with Frog and Toad
"A Year With Frog and Toad" continues through March 1 at Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center.
Weather Update: Normal Operations Resume Saturday
Classes will meet and Preview Day will go on as planned.
Weather Announcement: Friday Evening Classes Cancelled
Based on the potential for ice on roadways, Jacksonville State University is canceling classes Friday evening. The Gamecock Express bus system will continue to run until 6 p.m. Residence halls and the dining facility will remain open. WOW will close at 9 p.m.
Fourth Annual JSU Jazz Festival Brings Musicians Together on March 6
High School and college groups from around the area will gather on the JSU campus on March 6 for the Fourth Annual JSU Jazz Festival. The public can listen in, too, during a free concert at noon.
Grace and Grit: Lilly Ledbetter to Speak, Sign Memoir at March 16 Event
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 and sign her book “Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond,” at Jacksonville State University's Houston Cole Library on Monday, March 16 at 7 p.m.
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby Visits JSU
The visit was Senator Shelby's Calhoun County stop on a tour of all Alabama counties. Also in attendance were area mayors and Chamber of Commerce representatives.
Price Lowered on Some Summer Online Courses
Want to take classes while you work or live at home this summer? JSU is offering special online classes for undergraduate students during the 2015 summer terms.
Connect With Your Future at Chamber's February 23 'Get Linked' Event
Monday, February 23, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce will host its semi-annual Get Linked event for students at the Hampton Inn in Jacksonville. The goal of the event is to provide students the opportunity to connect with area professionals and employers of all levels.
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!
Visiting Artist Frank Hamrick to Lecture at Roundhouse Gallery on February 19
Please join the Art Department in welcoming Associate Professor Frank Hamrick from Louisiana Tech University who will be giving an artist lecture in the Roundhouse Lecture Hall at 5 p.m. on February 19. The lecture is in conjunction with Hamrick's exhibition of tintypes and handmade books, "Sometimes Rivers Run Backwards."
Houston Cole Library Wants Your Feedback
The Houston Cole Library begins its effectiveness survey soon. Offer your feedback and you could win a GoPro camera!
Spring and Summer Graduation Fair Set for February 26
Take the hassle out of the tassel at the Spring and Summer 2015 Graduation Fair!
Gaudete Brass Quintet to Perform at JSU on February 17
Since 2004, the Gaudete Brass Quintet has committed itself to presenting serious brass chamber music through compelling concerts, commissioning new works and adventurous recordings.
Marching Southerners Announce 2015 Production, "Celebration!"
The 2015 Marching Southerners production will be a celebration of that very campus…Jacksonville State University. Celebration is a soundtrack to JSU’s bright and exciting future: a new president and athletic director, along with a brand new look for the Marching Southerners, usher in a new era for the storied university.
Employees: Get Your PEEHIP Wellness Waiver Before May 31
All JSU employees enrolled in PEEHIP and their covered spouses must complete a wellness screening by May 31 to avoid a monthly premium increase of $50/person or $100/couple.
JSU Mourns Loss of Dr. Theron Montgomery, Ninth University President
Dr. Montgomery passed away today in Calhoun County at the age of 90. He assumed the presidency on July 1, 1981, and remained in the office until his retirement in 1986.
Weather Announcement: Normal Operations on Monday
Classes at JSU will go on as scheduled on Feb. 16. Those who reside in outlying areas are encouraged to monitor road conditions and use their best judgment before traveling to and from campus in the morning.
Winter Weather Announcement
JSU monitoring weather in advance of potential winter system impacting the area on Monday, February 16.
Football Hosting Walk-on Meeting Feb. 17
Gamecock hopefuls are invited to an interest meeting for walk-ons.
Weather Update: Classes to Start on Time, High School Basketball Delayed
If conditions worsen overnight, an E-Alert will be sent out through the university's Emergency Alert System.
Valentine's Week Activities at JSU
Whether you're celebrating your significant other or "single awareness day," there's a lot to love about being on campus during the second week in February!
TIAA-CREF Consultant to Provide Individual Counseling Sessions February 17-18
A TIAA-CREF individual consultant will be on campus to conduct individual counseling sessions on February 17 and 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., in Rm. 249 of Bibb Graves Hall.
U.S. Ambassador Theodore R. Britton Jr. to Speak at JSU on Feb. 19
In honor of Black History Month, U.S. Ambassador and Congressional Gold Medal recipient Theodore R. Britton Jr. will speak at Jacksonville State University on Feb. 19, 6 p.m., on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library. The event is free and open to the public.
Jacksonville State University’s Accreditation Reaffirmed Through 2024
At the Dec. 7 meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), JSU’s regional accrediting body, the agency reaffirmed the university’s accreditation for 10 years with no additional reports required.
Learn How to Eat Healthier on Campus at February 11 Wellness Wednesday
JSU’s Nutrition and Exercise Science programs invite the campus to February’s Wellness Wednesday, which will provide the opportunity to enjoy a healthy lunch followed by tips from Sodexo on how to eat healthier in campus dining facilities.
JSU Chamber Winds to Perform Concert on February 13
The David L. Walters Department of Music at Jacksonville State University will present the JSU Chamber Winds in Concert under the direction of Dr. Kenneth G. Bodiford on Friday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Anniston.
Brandon Maddox, Brenda Holt Receive Employee of the Month Honors
Congratulations to Brandon Maddox and Brenda Holt, Jacksonville State University's Employees of the Month for January and February 2015.
NSSE's Coming for JSU Freshmen and Seniors
JSU wants to know what matters most to our students. If you're a JSU freshman or senior, you'll soon be asked to take the National Survey of Student Engagement.
Banner Training for February
Brush up on your Banner skills by attending a workshop this month.
2015 JSU Black History Month Events Announced
JSU's Student Government Association and Office of Multicultural Programming announce campus events planned in conjunction with Black History Month 2015.
SGA Kicks Off Spring Elections
Campaign season is now underway for the titles of SGA President, Vice President of Student Senate, Vice President of Student Activities, Vice President of Organizational Affairs, Senator, Mr. & Miss. Jax State, and Mr. & Miss Friendly.
Dr. Kimberly Mullendore Brown to Perform on February 12
Jacksonville State University alumna and soprano Dr. Kimberly Mullendore Brown will perform a voice recital on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performance Center of Mason Hall on the campus of JSU. She will be accompanied by piano professor Dr. Gail Steward.
Study Abroad in Italy Interest Meeting
There will be in interest meeting February 4 at 6 p.m. in the Carlisle Fine Arts building Rm. 121.