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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
JSU Small Business Development Center Recognized by Small Business Administration
The Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center was recognized on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Small Business Authority Lender’s Conference for their faithful service to the foundation and development of local businesses in northeast Alabama.
Title Talk in the Air for Gamecock Football
With the Jax State football team currently ranked first in its conference and fifth nationally, title talk is starting to buzz throughout campus. Since understanding college playoffs can be as difficult as finding a parking space on game day, JSU Athletics has provided the following playoff primer.
High School Students Compete in Annual Writers Bowl at JSU
On Wednesday, October 29, more than 460 high school students from throughout the state gathered at Jacksonville State University’s Leone Cole Auditorium to compete in the 19th Annual JSU Writers Bowl.
Banner Training Offered on November 6, 11
The Office of Controller and Office of Purchasing will offer the following Banner Finance Workshops during the month of November.
2014-2015 Basketball Tickets On Sale Now
Purchase your tickets for the 2014-2015 basketball season.
Instructions for Voting- 2014 Homecoming King and Queen Elections
Online student voting takes place on Thursday, October 30 from 12:01 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The 2014 JSU Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during the Homecoming Pep Rally, Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m. at the Stadium.
6th Annual Canyon Fest: “A Celebration of Art & Nature”
Jacksonville State University’s Little River Canyon Center will host its 6th annual Canyon Fest Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Curriculum and Instruction Department Hosts Fall Graduate Open House on November 18
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction will host the Fall Graduate Open House on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in Ramona Wood Hall, Rm. 219.
Wal-Mart Resume Collection to Take Place on November 4
JSU’s Career Services would like to invite you to the Wal-Mart Resume Collection on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., in Merrill Hall, Rm. 203.
Dr. Alicia Simmons Promoted to VP of Research, Planning and Collaboration
Who says you can’t go home again? Alumna Dr. Alicia Simmons returned to JSU in 2005 as the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment and was recently promoted to Vice President of Research, Planning and Collaboration.
October 28 Harvest Festival Dinner at the Caf Features Carnival Foods, Costume Contest
It's Harvest Time in the Caf! From 4:30-7 p.m. today, enjoy great eats, get free candy, and enter the costume contest-- first place prize is $50 flex, second place is $25 flex!
Buffy Lockette Named New JSU Public Relations Director
Lockette brings with her 14 years of higher education experience, working in public relations at both the University of Florida and Auburn University at Montgomery. A former JSU student, she was once a student worker in the office she now leads.
Men's and Women's Basketball Teams to Host "Gamecock Madness" on October 29
The Jacksonville State University Men's and Women's Basketball teams invite all students and faculty members to Gamecock Madness on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., in the Pete Matthews Coliseum.
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.