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JSU Tennis Coach to Offer Tennis Clinics During 2016

Robert Kjellberg, assistant tennis coach, will be offering tennis clinics for kids and adults all throughout the year. Sessions are open to 6 - 12 year olds (beginners and advanced) and 21 and older (beginners and advanced).

Arbor Day Celebration Slated for February 25

The JSU campus and surrounding community are invited to celebrate Arbor Day on February 25th at 3:30 p.m. in front of the International House.
Governor Recognizes Campus for ADA Improvements

Gov. Robert Bentley has recognized JSU for its significant efforts to improve ADA accessibility on campus. On Feb. 1, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office on Disability Graham Sisson visited the university to present a certificate of recognition on behalf of the governor.
JSU Galleries to Showcase Juried Student Art and Works of New Design Professor

Student art will be in the spotlight at the 43rd annual Juried Student Show opening Feb. 11 at Hammond Gallery. Next door at the Roundhouse Gallery, the works of new graphic design professor Christian Dunn will be on display.
Meet the Finalists for Director of Veteran Student Success

Finalists for the position of Director for the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success will be on campus the week of Feb. 8.
JSU Drama to Perform “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”

Jacksonville State University’s drama department redefines history with its spring musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.” This production will run Feb. 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27 at 7:00 p.m. and Feb. 21 and 28 at 2:00 p.m. For more information or to buy tickets, visit or call (256)782-5648.
WLJS Upgrades Equipment, Streaming Service

If you are a regular live stream listener of WLJS 91.9 FM, JSU’s campus radio station, you may notice a change today in the way your stream is being delivered.
Cocky Plays Cupid with Printable JSU Valentines

It’s the season of love and no one is more excited for February than our own campus casanova, Cocky! To show you how much he loves you, Cocky’s sharing his Valentine’s Day greetings with you. Save your money for the roses and dinner… let Cocky take care of the card!
JSU's "Bluegrass on the Rim" to Air on APT on Feb. 12 at 10:00 p.m.

Top bluegrass performers from around the country play authentic mountain music in a beautiful outdoor setting in Bluegrass on the Rim, a one-hour music special premiering Friday, February 12 at 10:00pm on Alabama Public Television.
JSU Biologists Using DNA Research to Search for Endangered Fish

Supported by a grant from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, JSU biologists are using DNA research to search for endangered Alabama fish.
No Weather Delays Anticipated for Wednesday, Feb. 3

Based upon the most recent forecast, classes at Jacksonville State University will go on as scheduled on Wednesday morning.
#JSULoves Campaign Invites You to Share Your JSU Love Story

Did you discover the great love of your life at JSU? Marry your college sweetheart? Meet your best friend while a student here? We want to hear about it, whether that love is romantic or platonic.
Nursing Opens State-of-the-Art Simulation Lab

The JSU College of Nursing has opened a new Simulation Center to provide students point-of-care training in a controlled environment.
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society Now Accepting Applicants

The JSU chapter of Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society was established in 1949 and remains one of the university's most prestigious and enduring honor societies. We are pleased to announce our 2016 membership drive to all eligible undergraduate and graduate students. The deadline to e-mail Dr. Porter with your information is Friday, February 19, 2016.
2016 JSU Marching Ballerinas Interest Meeting Set for March 9

Be part of a JSU tradition. 2016 Marching Ballerina auditions are coming soon!
Behind the Crown: A Profile on Miss JSU 2016

Miss JSU 2016 Madelynn Barker wants to inspire girls and teens to respect themselves and manage peer pressure.
Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered Feb. 4 & 9

The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer Banner Finance Workshops on February 4 and 9. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at or 256-782-5002.
SGA Announces Black History Month Schedule

The Jacksonville State University Student Government Association is pleased to announce the 2016 schedule of events in commemoration of Black History Month. The theme this year is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories,” which will focus upon the reading, writing and recording of African American history.
Jacksonville State to Establish Center for Autism Studies

JSU is establishing a new Center for Autism Studies to provide leadership, research and advocacy in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Housed in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in JSU’s College of Education and Professional Studies, the center’s mission is to prepare the next generation of education professionals to better interact with students with autism.
JSU College of Nursing Reaccredited Through 2025

The JSU College of Nursing has been reaccredited through 2025 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
JSU Softball to Host Annual Fan Day Feb. 7

The Jacksonville State softball team will host its annual Fan Day on Sunday, Feb. 7 at University Field. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and admission is free for all fans.
Calhoun Civic Chorale Begins Spring Season January 25

The Calhoun County Civic Chorale will begin its spring season on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at 7:15 p.m. in the Performance Center of Mason Hall on the Jacksonville State University campus. All singers are invited to join!
Michael Sanders is JSU's 2015 Employee of Year

Ever since he was a child, Michael Sanders has enjoyed figuring out how stuff works. In December, he learned firsthand how it feels to be recognized for being great at it. Sanders was named Jacksonville State University’s 2015 Employee of the Year during the annual staff awards luncheon on December 14, 2015.
Campus Remains Open This Afternoon

Jacksonville State University remains open this afternoon. While the National Weather Service is predicting snow flurries after 2 p.m., temperatures are expected to stay above freezing until after dark.
JSU to Open New Nursing Simulation Lab on Jan. 25

The Jacksonville State University College of Nursing is pleased to announce an open house for the new Simulation Center and the Alacare Home Health and Hospice Suite on Jan. 25. JSU alumni, students, parents and community partners are invited to tour the simulation lab between 5-7 p.m.
JSU Trustees to Have Quarterly Meeting January 25

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at 1 p.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Scale Back Alabama Weigh-in Open Jan. 25-29 in the Pete Mathews Coliseum

Jacksonville State University will once again participate with hundreds of other organizations in the statewide weight-loss program, “Scale Back Alabama.” You’re invited to find a teammate and sign up at the Scale Back Alabama website. Weigh-in will be held 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. during the week of Jan. 25 – 29 in the JSU Wellness Center in Pete Mathews Coliseum.
POSTPONED-- UNA’s Jeffery Ray to Lecture at Biology Seminar on Jan. 22

On Friday, January 22, 2016, Jeffery Ray, from the University of North Alabama, will present “Patterns of Hybridization and Range Expansion in Stream Fishes.” This lecture will be 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., in Martin Hall, Rm. 122.
Kaleidoscope Festival of the Arts Returns

Kaleidoscope, Jacksonville State University's annual Festival of the Arts, returns this spring. Check out the schedule and plan to join us for a great slate of programs!
JSU Announces President's, Deans' Lists for Fall 2015

Jacksonville State University announces the following students were added to the President's and Deans' Lists for Fall 2015. To be named to the President's List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average, or all As. Students earning all As and Bs (GPA of 3.5-3.99) are named to the Deans' List.
Meet the Candidates

Finalists for the positions of Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Administration and Business Affairs will be on campus Jan. 20 and Jan. 22. The campus community is invited to meet the candidates during open forums.
New Miss JSU to be Crowned on January 15

The 2016 Miss Jacksonville State University Scholarship Pageant will be held on Friday, January 15, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Leone Cole Auditorium on the JSU campus. Miss JSU 2015, Cortlyn Watson, will crown her successor.
Grass Named AFCA National Coach of the Year

Jacksonville State University Football Coach John Grass was honored on Tuesday, Jan.12 at the American Football Coaches Association's annual convention as the 2015 AFCA National Coach of the Year.
Canyon Center Hosts 17th Annual Mollusk and Crayfish Meeting on Jan. 20

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries and JSU are hosting the 17th Annual Mollusk and Crayfish meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.
JSU Issues Ban on Hoverboards

Due to increasing concerns about the safety of some so-called hoverboards and the risk they pose to our community, the storage, use, possession and charging of such devices on Jacksonville State University property is temporarily prohibited until further notice.
Dr. Charles Reagen Wilson to Present on Southern Way of Life on Jan. 14

Guest lecturer Dr. Charles Reagen Wilson will present "The Southern Way of Life: Meanings of Civilization in the American South" on Thursday, Jan. 14, from 5-6 p.m. in Room 101, Merrill Hall.
Spring Payment Due Date is January 12

JSU students, safeguard your spring classes and housing assignments and avoid cancellation by paying your account balance in full, enrolling in a payment plan, or ensuring that you have enough financial aid applied to your account by close of business on Tuesday, January 12.
Spring Term Opens to National Championship Buzz

Today is only the first day of the spring term but a small outbreak of Spring Fever has already spread across campus as thousands of JSU faculty, staff and students get ready to plow through the first two days of class and head to Texas for the FCS national championship on Saturday.
Twitter Hashtag Showdown Intensifies Between JSU, NDSU Fans

Last week, Learfield Licensing announced a Twitter hashtag showdown between the fans of Jacksonville State University and North Dakota State University. As the competition heats up, the Gamecock faithful are asked to tweet often!
Classes Canceled Jan. 8 for National Championship

Classes have been canceled on Friday, Jan. 8, to enable students to travel to the FCS Championship in Frisco, Texas on Jan. 9. Campus offices will remain open, but classes will not meet. Go Gamecocks!
Jacksonville State University Closed for Winter Break

Jacksonville State University is closed Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 - Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 for winter break. The University will reopen on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.
FCS National Championship Ticket Information

No. 1 Jacksonville State (13-1) will face No. 3 North Dakota State (12-2) in the 2016 Division I Football National Championship on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
Don Thacker Named Interim Vice President of Administrative and Business Affairs

President John M. Beehler has selected Don Thacker to serve as Interim Vice President of Administrative and Business Affairs effective January 1, 2016.
Jax State to Host Sam Houston State in FCS Semi-Final December 19

No. 1 Jacksonville State (12-1) will host Sam Houston State in the semifinals of the playoffs on Saturday at 3 p.m. with the game televised live on ESPNU. The two teams met last year during the second round of the FCS playoffs, with the Bearkats claiming a 37-26 win over the Gamecocks.
Jacksonville State to Host Charleston Southern in FCS Quarterfinals

No. 1 Jacksonville State will host No. 8 seed Charleston Southern on Friday, December 11 at 7 p.m. LIVE on ESPN2 at JSU Stadium.
JSU Graduating Class to Ring Out College Careers on Friday, Dec. 18

In August 2011, Jacksonville State University freshman Parker Staton stood on Burgess-Snow Field and rang the freshman convocation bell in front of his new classmates and professors. Four years later, he will do the same thing—at his college graduation.
Jacksonville State University Fall 2015 Finals Schedule

Jacksonville State University's fall examinations will take place Dec. 7-12, 2015.
University Mourns the Passing of Professor Emeritus Lee Manners

Professor Emeritus Lee Manners - who served as head of the JSU Department of Art for 31 years - died on Dec. 1. He had just turned 93 on Nov. 10.
PE Students Learn Through "Active" Community Outreach

Students enrolled in Adapted PE are giving back to the community while learning creative ways to help children become more active.
JSU Spreads Holiday Cheer Throughout the World

JSU faculty and students are making the season brighter for needy children around the world.

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