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Generational talent: Jax State MFA student, Conner Gayda, receives prestigious recognitions in graphic design

Talent, much like the inspiration that guides it, doesn’t always have a source. Some are simply born with the desire, a need to create. But drive alone doesn’t guarantee success, nor does it provide the right platform so that gift can reach others. For that, it takes a community. Or, in the case of Jax State student, Conner Gayda, it takes a college.

2024 – 2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassadors Selected

Jax State Nursing Ambassadors are a select group of upper division nursing students chosen for their commitment to service, leadership, and dedication to the program.
Jax State Expands Corporate Partnership Program

Jacksonville State University (Jax State) is proud to announce its continued commitment to fostering collaborative partnerships aimed at making a positive impact in communities throughout the surrounding areas.
Jax State College of Business and Industry Receives AACSB Accreditation

Jax State’s College of Business and Industry has recently been awarded accreditation reaffirmation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), considered the world-wide gold standard in business education
Jax State Club Swimming Named 2024 CCS New Club of the Year

The Jax State Club Swimming team was recently named 2024 College Club Swimming (CCS) New Club of the Year at the 2024 TYR CCS National Championships.
Jax State Offering New Cycling Club

The new Jax State Cycling Club has something for all cyclists; those looking for casual rides and cycling related fun, and those avid riders interested in being a part of a mountain bike race team planning to compete in the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference events in the fall of 2024.
Jax State to Host Active Shooter Training on April 11

Jacksonville State University will host a large-scale emergency training exercise on April 11 at 9:00 am. The community will notice activity at Pete Mathews Coliseum and the JSU South Complex throughout the morning, including the presence of first responders, as students practice responding to an active shooter event.
JSU Business Student Wins International Strategy Competition

Wesley Waybright, a student in the College of Business and Industry at Jax State, was named Grand Champion in an international business strategy competition that included universities from around the world.
Graduates Gather for a Toast to the Future and the Past

On Tuesday, April 2, students preparing for graduation met at the University Recreation Center for the annual Jax State Graduate Toast. Since 2020, the Graduate Toast has given students the chance to celebrate past accomplishments while looking toward the future.
Kaci Ogle to Retire as Director of Alumni Engagement

After almost 27 years of devoted service to Jacksonville State University, Kaci Ogle is set to retire. 
Respiratory Therapy Program Gains Accreditation

JSU’s Respiratory Therapy Program has gained continued accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
JSU Community Offered Multiple Ways to View April 8 Eclipse

A total solar eclipse will cast a shadow over the United States on April 8, 2024. In Jacksonville, a partial eclipse will occur from 12:42- 3:18 pm. 
Sophomore Honor Society Builds Beds for Children in Need

Lambda Sigma builds 60 beds for Sleep in Heavenly Peace.
JSU Students Lead Peers at 30th Annual Collegiate Legislature

JSU students were elected to serve in 8 of 12 leadership positions available at the annual event in Montgomery.
JSU School of Nursing Ranked Among Nation’s Best Programs

Niche.com has named Jax State to its list of Best College Nursing Programs in America.