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PRSA Birmingham Chapter President to Speak to the PRO on November 11

The Public Relations Organization (PRO) is proud to announce that the President of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Birmingham Chapter, Ms. Louise Crow, will be coming to speak on Tuesday, November 11, 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m., in Rm. 236 of Self Hall.

 
JSU Students Select Homecoming Top 10 Via Online Ballot

Congratulations to the following 2014 JSU Homecoming finalists, who were selected by the student body during online voting on Thursday, October 23. The student body will have the opportunity to vote for their king and queen during a second online election on Thursday, October 30.
 
TIAA-CREF Consultant to Provide Individual Retirement Counseling Sessions

Kevin Porter, TIAA-CREF Individual Consultant, will be on site to conduct individual retirement counseling sessions on October 28-29, 2014, in Bibb Graves Hall, Rm. 249.
 
Instructions for Online Voting- October 23 Homecoming Top 10 Election

The 2014 JSU Homecoming Pageant was held on October 15, 2014 and the top 10 Queen and top 5 King candidates were selected. Now it is up to the JSU student body to narrow the field of hopefuls to five each for JSU's 2014 Homecoming King and Queen finalists.
 
Run, Gamecocks, Run-- Annual Gamecock Gallop 5K Set for October 25

Jacksonville State University's Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science and Recreation (HPER) Club will present the annual Gamecock Gallop 5K on Saturday, October 25 at 8 a.m. at the Pete Mathews Coliseum on the JSU campus.
 
JSU Nursing Renames Auditorium in Honor of Lela Sarrell

An $85,000 gift in honor of Mrs. Lela Sarrell, widow of the late cardiologist and Sarrell Dental founder Dr. Warren Sarrell, has retrofitted the auditorium in JSU’s nursing building to better serve a tech-savvy generation of students.
 
Kelly Murray is JSU Employee of the Month for October 2014

Congratulations to Ms. Kelly Murray, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for October 2014. Murray is a Certification Advisor in the College of Education and Professional Studies. She has been an employee with Jacksonville State University since April 2012.
 
October 22 Fall Jazz Showcase to Feature Trumpeter Lester Walker, JSU Talent

Jacksonville State University Jazz will present the annual Fall Jazz Showcase featuring guest artist trumpeter Lester Walker along with JSU's ensembles on Wednesday October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center on the JSU campus.
 
The Justice and Civil Rights Initiative Hosts Taylor Stewart and Del Marsh For Debate

On October 29 at JSU’s Wallace Hall, the Justice and Civil Rights Initiative, will host a debate between Senator Del Marsh and Taylor Stewart.
 
ISO Invites Campus to their Halloween Party

On October 30, 2014, the International Student Organization is having their Halloween party in the basement of the International House from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Alpha Omicron Pi Sisters Host Lantern Release

Alpha Omicron Pi will have a paper lantern release to raise awareness for domestic abuse on October 26, 2014. The event will take place on the lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building at 8:30 p.m.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 

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