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Network Outage Affecting Some Areas of Campus

Jacksonville State University is currently experiencing a network outage at the following buildings: Stone Center, Merrill Hall, Brewer Hall and the Honors House. This outage is affecting the data connection to those buildings and is not impacting their voice services.

 
Here We Grow: JSU Professors, Volunteers Plant Seeds of Sustainability in Community Garden

This summer, just one block away from a cornucopia of fast food restaurants, Dr. Joseph Akpan and Dr. Larry Beard of JSU's College of Education and Professional Studies have joined master gardeners and volunteers from Jacksonville's First United Methodist Church and Kitty Stone Elementary School in creating a community garden that is providing healthy, fresh produce for neighbors in need.
 
PEEHIP Open Enrollment Taking Place Through August 31

PEEHIP's 2014-2015 Open Enrollment period started July 1 and will continue through August 31 for changes to become effective October 1.
 
TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Offered on July 8-9

JSU employees, mark your calendars! A TIAA-CREF individual consultant 
will be on site to conduct individual counseling sessions soon.
 
JSU Trustees to Meet July 21

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
 
JSU Alumnus Wears Many Hats, Including "Peach Man"

Many know him as “the Peach Man,” as that is the name he’s been given by those who stop by his truck on a sweltering summer day in Jacksonville to purchase mouthwatering Chilton County peaches. However, Glen Graham has worn a number of hats throughout his lifetime, including a graduation cap from Jacksonville State University.
 
MFA Thesis Show Opens at Anders Roundhouse July 10

The Department of Art at Jacksonville State University announces the opening of the thesis exhibition for Susan Robertson, a candidate for the Masters in Fine Art in Visual Communication Design. Robertson's Design Investigation Method thesis exhibition is located in the gallery of the Anders Roundhouse on the JSU campus and runs from July 7–July 18. There will be a public reception and brief presentation on Thursday, July 10, from 5 to 7 p.m.
 
Outgoing International House Director Dr. John Ketterer Reflects

Since he became director of the James and Myra Hume Jones International House Program at Jacksonville State University fourteen years ago, Dr. John J. Ketterer has spent 5,110 days on the job, has seen at least three classes of college students through their entire college careers, and has directly impacted the lives of at least five hundred students. But, as he planned for his retirement on July 1, these staggering numbers represent only a portion of what he has accomplished during his career, and only hint at what is yet to come as he begins the next chapter of his life.
 
JSU SGA Officers to Attend National Student Government Training Conference July 17-20

The JSU Student Government Association will send representatives to this summer’s National Student Government Training Conference in Orlando on July 17-20.
 
Shelter Etowah Mobile App Wins Award From IAEM

A mobile app that helps residents find shelter in severe weather has earned recognition for the Jacksonville State University Department of Emergency Management and the Etowah County EMA.
 
Gloria Horton Receives Advancement of Alabama Literacy Award at Gulf Coast Conference

Gloria Horton, a longtime instructor in Jacksonville State University's English Department, was presented with the Advancement of Alabama Literacy Award at the Gulf Coast Conference on the Teaching of Writing held in Destin, Florida, June 30-July 2.
 
Trustees Approve Increased Insurance Cost for JSU Employees

Today, the Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees voted to pass Resolution 561 authorizing an increase in the payroll deduction for each full-time, active university employee.
 
JSU President Dr. William A. Meehan Announces Plans to Retire in July 2015

After 16 years at the helm of Jacksonville State University, Dr. William A. Meehan is retiring effective July 1, 2015.
 
JSU Drama Announces 2014-2015 Season

JSU Drama announces their 2014-2015 Season of Plays.
 
A Cappella Choir Members to Perform at Carnegie Hall, NYC

Members of the Jacksonville State University’s A Cappella Choir will be performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 22, 2015.
 
Linda Mize is JSU Employee of the Month for July 2014

Congratulations to Ms. Linda Mize, JSU's Employee of the Month for July 2014. Ms. Mize is a Housekeeper, Building Services.
 
T-Pain Will Headline August 16 Back-to-Campus Concert at JSU

Come back to campus with T-Pain! Jacksonville State University's Office of Housing and Residence Life presents T-Pain in Concert along with Matt Carroll and the Browncoats on Saturday, August 16 at Dillon Field, adjacent to JSU's Stadium Tower.
 
Highlights from the July 21 Board of Trustees Meeting

The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees met on Monday, July 21, at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library. Among business the board approved three resolutions and adopted the University's 2014-2015 Interim Operations Budget.
 
Campus Child Study Center Accepting Applications for 2014-2015

The Child Study Center is accepting applications for three- and four-year-olds for the 2014-2015 year. This is a half day program.
 
Fall 2014 Payment Due Date is August 1

Fall 2014 payment due date will be August 1, 2014. To avoid having Fall 2014 classes and housing assignment cancelled, students must pay their account balance in full, be enrolled in the payment plan, or have enough financial aid applied to their account by close of business on Friday, August 1, 2014.
 
How to Purchase Books and Supplies Using Student Financial Aid

Go directly to the JSU Campus Bookstore to purchase books and supplies using Student Financial Aid.
 
Get Your Student Refund Faster With Electronic Direct Deposit

JSU now offers Electronic Direct Deposit (EDD) of student account refunds. If you have a checking or savings account YOU ARE ELIGIBLE!
 
JSU Emergency Management Students Create Hurricane Evacuation PSA

Vacationers in the Florida Panhandle this summer, especially those visiting the Pensacola area, could see a public service announcement created by students in JSU’s Emergency Management program.
 
Dr. Larry Beard Receives Prestigious Award from the Alabama Council for Exceptional Children

In a recent ceremony held in Mobile, AL., the Alabama Council for Exceptional Children awarded their prestigious Jasper Harvey Award for Outstanding Special Education Teacher Educator of the Year to Dr. Larry Beard from the Jacksonville State University Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
 
University Mourns Loss of Learning Skills Instructor John Brown

Mr. John M. Brown, Instructor in the Department of Learning Skills (Learning Services), passed away at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center in Anniston on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Mr. Brown had been an employee at Jacksonville State University for 27 years.
 
Bishop Spencer to Speak at Summer Commencement

Jacksonville State University announces Summer 2014 Graduation, which will be on Friday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at JSU Stadium.
 

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