Graduation Ceremony After Turf Installation
to be Held in Updated Stadium Friday, July 29
Jacksonville State University's summer graduation will be held beginning
at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 29, in Paul Snow Stadium. The event will
be moved, in the case of inclement weather, to Mathews Coliseum.
The Summer 2005 commencement will be the first in the newly improved
Snow Stadium, where the field is being surfaced with ProGrass, an artificial
"The construction team will begin to lay the carpet in the stadium
on July 5th," said Miller Parnell, manager of building projects and
inspection at JSU. "It should take only 14 days to complete the installation
of the carpet."
Candidates for graduation must assemble for rehearsal at 9 a.m. Friday,
July 29, at Snow Stadium. Attendance at rehearsal is mandatory. That
evening, candidates must arrive and go directly to their assigned sear
in the stadium at 7:15 p.m.
Graduation ceremonies will be available through video streaming on
the Internet at www.jsu.edu. The program will be archived for two weeks
after commencement. The ceremony will also be televised live on WJXS
(local CableOne, Channel 9). Other cable companies channels include
TV 24 (CableOne in Anniston, Oxford, Pell City, Munford, and Jacksonville),
Charter (Piedmont, Southside, and Heflin), Leesburg Cable, Collinsville
Cable, Lookout Cable (Gaylesville), and Cherokee County Cable (Centre).
Further graduation information is available on JSU's website at www.jsu.edu/gradinfo.html
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