Glow Dash 5k Raises Money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
The JSU Office of Student Life and the Summer Reading Program Committee are excited to announce a $4,910.10 donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Fall Graduation Set for Dec. 19 in Pete Mathews Coliseum
Jacksonville State University announces Fall 2014 Graduation, which will take place on Dec. 19 in Pete Mathews Coliseum. The ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Commerce and Business Administration will be at 4:30 p.m. Commencement for the College of Education and Professional Studies and the College of Nursing will be at 7 p.m.
Mark Steward is JSU's 2014 Employee of the Year
JSU has a new Employee of the Year! Congratulations to Mark Steward, who was honored at the annual staff awards luncheon on Dec. 15.
District VI Student Council Association Meets at JSU
The Alabama Student Council Association's District VI takes part in leadership training at JSU.
Four Generations of Gamecocks
Many students are the first or second generation in their family to attend college. Dillon Thomas Ledbetter Brock is a fourth generation Gamecock in a family with a 70-year history with the university.
The Office of Student Life Announces GO! Team Members
The GO! Team is made up of outstanding and well trained students (GO! Leaders) and faculty (GO! Advisors) that work together and play a vital role in helping new students make the transition to Jacksonville State University.
Delores Collier is JSU Employee of the Month for December 2014
Congratulations to Delores Collier, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for December 2014. Ms. Collier is a Library Technical Assistant in the Houston Cole Library.
New Student Orientation to Take Place on December 11
The Office of Student Life will be hosting new student orientation for first-year students entering JSU in spring 2015. Students will check in at the Theron Montgomery Building Thursday, December 11, at 10 a.m.
JSU Robotics Team Captures National Title
Over Thanksgiving break, the JSU Robotics Team traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, where it placed first in the 14th annual Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Student Robotics Competition.
'Friendliest Campus' Prepares for the Holidays
With the holiday season upon us, we at Jacksonville State University are reminded of our numerous blessings and relish the opportunity to give back to the community and those in need. Not only does JSU have various service projects going on across campus, but we are also offering some fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season.
Road to the Championship: Get Your Ticket to Ride
JSU will host the second round of the NCAA Division I FCS playoffs on Dec. 6. Great ticket options are available. Come cheer on the Gamecocks!
Jobseekers Invited to Alabama Career Center Mobile Unit on Dec. 6
The Alabama Department of Labor is offering jobseekers an opportunity for support finding employment by setting up a mobile career center outside Saturday's football game.
2015 Staff Performance Reviews
It's almost that time of year again. The 2015 staff performance review process kicks off January 2, 2015. This process will evaluate staff employee performance for 2014.
Dr. Prudlo to Present Antigone Lecture on December 4
Dr. Donald S. Prudlo, associate professor of history at JSU, will present the third in a series of five lectures on the development of liberty in the Western tradition. This lecture will be on Thursday, December 4 at 5:00 p.m. in the Merrill Hall Auditorium, Rm. 101.
UAB Professor to Present "Zebrafish Nutrition: The Elephant in the Room" on December 5
There's an elephant in the room, and it's a zebrafish. Learn more from UAB biologist Dr. Stephen Watts.
Nursing Alumnae Receive Prestigious Awards
Two alumnae from the Jacksonville State University nursing program have been named recipients of prestigious awards coveted in the local nursing community.
Registration Open for Spring 2015 Meal Plan Selection
Are you planning to live on campus during Spring 2015? Don't forget to register your spring meal plan before January 13, 2015!
Banner Training Offered on December 4, 9
The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer Banner training on December 4, 2014 and December 9, 2014.
JSU Bass Fishers Looking for New Members
The JSU Bass Fishing Team is looking for new members. The team fishes collegiate tournaments across the Southeast including Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), BASS, Fishlife and Cabela's events.
University Track Resurfacing to Begin December 3
The outdoor university track will be resurfaced starting as soon as Wednesday, December 3. Weather cooperating, the track will be shut down for a period of 7-10 days.
JSU Red Cross Club to Participate in Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign
On December 4, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the JSU Red Cross Club will be available on the second floor of the Theron Montgomery Building as part of the campaign Holiday Mail for Heroes.
Calhoun County Civic Chorale to Perform Winter Concert on December 7
On Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., the Calhoun County Civic Chorale will be performing its Winter Concert at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels in Anniston, AL. The concert is free and open to the public.
Campus Power Outages Scheduled During Fall Break
In order to perform testing and maintenance on the electrical system, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, November 24-26, portions of the JSU campus will be without power.
Mandatory Employee Wellness Screenings for PEEHIP Members
Healthwise will be conducting wellness screenings on Monday, December 1, 2014 and on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. They will be held both days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Rm. 213 of Stephenson Hall.
JSU Enters Partnership with Southern Union
A reverse transfer agreement has been signed between JSU and the state's second-oldest community college.
Faculty, Staff Invited to November 20 Presidential Search and Screening Committee Open Forum
The open forum is scheduled for 11 a.m. - noon on Thursday, November 20, 2014 on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Oxford High School to Join Encore! Show Choir in November 21 Fall Concert
On Friday, November 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. the Jacksonville State University Show Choir Encore! will present its Fall Concert in the Mason Hall performance center on the JSU campus. The Oxford High School Show Choir will also be featured on the program.
Travel Notice: JSU Supports CDC Recommendations on Ebola Virus Disease
JSU is following the CDC’s recommendations for colleges and universities regarding international travel and Ebola Virus Disease.
JSU Gets Flipped
Dubbed the “flipped classroom hero,” Dr. Erik Christensen presented “Flipping the Classroom: Real Advice from a REAL professor” to JSU faculty and staff on Nov. 14.
Seventh Annual 'Tellabration- Storytelling in the Canyon' Slated for November 22
Can dogs talk? Do fairies dance? Are trees magical? Do you have memories of growing up in the south during the "fun years?" How do other nations celebrate the holidays? Why should we soar like eagles? Join the Tessellation Tellers at the Little River Canyon Center on Saturday, November 22, as they "write stories on the wind" during the Seventh Annual Tellabration: Storytelling in the Canyon.
ISO Hosts a Make-Up Party: ABC-themed
ISO will host a make-up party on November 20 in the International House basement from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The party theme will be Anything But Clothes. So, campus, grab something ironic, get creative, and come on out.
JSU Drama Presents 'The Mousetrap' November 13-16
JSU Drama is proud to present The Mousetrap. The performances will be at the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center on November 13, 14, 15 at 7 p.m. and November 16 at 2 p.m.
Biology Department Hosts Seminar
On November 14, 2014 there is a biology seminar. It will be located in Rm. 130 Martin Hall from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Athletics Invites Employees to Faculty, Staff Appreciation on Nov. 15
JSU Athletics invites all university employees to attend Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day at Burgess-Snow Field this Saturday, Nov. 15, when the No. 3 ranked Gamecocks take on Eastern Illinois University. Faculty and staff may purchase tickets in advance online for just $3.50 ($2, plus a $1.50 web surcharge).
Mission Accomplished: Sgt. Ben Tomlinson Gets Keys to New Home for Veterans Day
JSU student and American hero Sgt. Ben Tomlinson was the focus of Jacksonville’s 2014 Veterans Day celebration at an event that was years in the making.
Don't Overindulge- Fight the Bulge at November 12 'Skinny Holiday' Wellness Wednesday
JSU’s Nutrition and Exercise Science programs invite the campus to November’s Wellness Wednesday, which will provide the opportunity to dine on a healthy lunch followed by tips to reduce holiday weight gain.
Mark Steward Named November's Employee of the Month
JSU selects Employee of the Month for November 2014.
Did You Get the Test Alert?
JSU tested it's new desktop alert system on Nov. 6. Did you receive the test message?
Alexandria High School Choir to Join JSU A Cappella Choir in November 16 Concert
On Sunday, November 16, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., the Jacksonville State University A Cappella Choir will present its Winter Concert at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels in Anniston.
JSU Art Faculty Exhibit Open in Hammond Hall until November 14
The JSU Art Faculty Exhibit in the Hammond Hall Gallery will be open to the public each weekday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. until November 14, 2014.
Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Hosts “Get Linked”
The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce is holding its semi-annual “Get Linked” at the Hampton Inn in Jacksonville on November 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize Winner Rick Bragg to Present “Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story” on Nov. 12
New York Times bestselling author and local-boy-made-good Rick Bragg, a native of the Jacksonville, AL. area, will be on campus Nov. 12 to discuss his new book, “Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story,” at 7 p.m. in Leone Cole Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.
Dr. Christensen to Present "Flipping the Classroom: Real Advice from a REAL Professor" on November 14
Dr. Erik Chistensen will be presenting “Flipping the Classroom: Real Advice from a REAL professor” on Friday, November 14, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in the Houston Cole Library.
Dr. Richards Davis Receives Prestigious Appointment
JSU's Dr. Richards Davis, department head for the criminal justice department, was recently elected as 2nd Vice President and member of the Executive Board for the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners.
JSU Announced their Homecoming Competition Winners
JSU Announced their Homecoming Competition Winners
Tickets on Sale for Annual Madrigal Dinner
Tickets on Sale for Annual Madrigal Dinner
EdReady: Customization and Personalization Webinar
Join us on November 4, 2014 for a webinar between Texas and Alabama about EdReady. EdReady is a college-readiness system to help students accelerate their paths to college and career.
CORE to Offer Free Technology Workshop November 13
There will be a free CORE Technology Workshop on November 13 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CST on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
UPD Offers Upcoming Active Threat Training
The Jacksonville State University Police Department will offer two make-up training sessions for anyone who was unable to attend the “Active Threat Training” this past summer. JSU faculty, staff, or students are welcome to attend this training.
JSU A Cappella Choir Announces November 16 Winter Concert
On Sunday, November 16, 2015, at 3 p.m., the Jacksonville State University A Cappella Choir will present its Winter Concert at the Church of St. Michael and All Angels in Anniston. The Alexandria High School Choir under the direction of Ms. Cathy Spence will also be featured on the program. The choirs will end the concert with a joint tribute to veterans.