Trustees Executive Committee to Meet October 10 to Review Presidential Search Firm Finalists
The Executive Committee of the Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, October 10 at 10:30 a.m. in the Gold Room in Bibb Graves Hall to continue their review of search firm finalists for the presidential search.
PEEHIP to Offer Flu Shots to JSU Employees on October 15
Healthwise, your Public Education Employees Wellness Program will be on campus giving FLU SHOTS to JSU employees on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at The TMB AUDITORIUM. There is no cost to you or your dependents if you have the PEEHIP medical coverage, PEEHIP supplemental coverage or one of the Southland optional plans.
Bands from Throughout the Southeast to March at JSU Stadium on October 11, 18
For the next two Saturdays, October 11 and 18, the Jacksonville State University campus will be alive with music, percussion and drill as the university hosts two major band competitions.
JSU Trustees to Hold Quarterly Meeting on October 20
The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Little River Canyon Half Marathon Set for Saturday, October 11
Jacksonville State University and the Little River Canyon Center is pleased to announce its third annual half marathon set to be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
Students Will Receive Free T-shirt with Degree Evaluation
Students Will Receive Free T-shirt with Degree Evaluation on October 22, 23 at the Theron Montgomery Building, Merrill Hall and Martin Hall. From October 27 until October 30, mobile stations will be at the Theron Montgomery Building.
Criminal Justice Alumni Chapter Hosts Reception Featuring CJ Department Distinguished Scholar, Joseph Scott Morgan
On Saturday, November 1, the JSU CJ Alumni Chapter would like to invite everyone to join them in the Anders Round House for a meet-n-greet with Joseph Scott Morgan. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Town and Gown - JSU Students Visit UK and Beyond in Unique Study Tour
This summer, two students from Jacksonville State University had the opportunity travel “across the pond,” spend a month in the United Kingdom, and travel Europe, all while completing college credit.
Scheduled Internet Outage Overnight to Repair Damage
JSU's network carrier has experienced damage to the main cable between Anniston and Atlanta. The carrier has requested an emergency maintenance window to be scheduled for midnight tonight until 6 a.m. tomorrow. This will disrupt campus Internet/Wireless access. During this period you will experience intermittent outages. Please plan an alternative method of accessing the Internet for this period of time. We apologize for the inconvenience that this may cause.
Public Relations Organization Hosts Pie a PROud Gamecock
On October 24, 2014, join PRO from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the TMB lawn for Pie a PROud Gamecock.
JSU Soccer Team Holds Last Game of the Season
JSU soccer team verses SEMO, on the JSU soccer field from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free shirts, drinks, and pizza.
JSU Awarded $2.2 Million Grant to "LInC" Academic Learning Communities
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Jacksonville State University a $2.2 million Strengthening Institutions grant to increase student academic engagement by building Learning Intensive Communities (LInCs) on campus.
Success of Robotics Fundraiser "Rests" With You
Rest well knowing you’ve helped the next generation of technology leaders by making a purchase at the team’s Mattress Fundraiser Sale this Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Merrill Hall.
JSU Drama Opens Its Season with Chekhov’s "The Seagull"
JSU Drama opens its season with Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. The performances will take place in the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center on October 16,17, and 18 at 7 p.m. and on October 19 at 2 p.m.
NSCS Induction Ceremony Held on October 14
On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) held their first induction ceremony on the 11the floor of Houston Cole Library. There were 73 members inducted to the newly chartered chapter at JSU.
Alpha Omicron Pi Sisters Host Lantern Release
Alpha Omicron Pi will have a paper lantern release to raise awareness for domestic abuse on October 26, 2014. The event will take place on the lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building at 8:30 p.m.
Boo to You From JSU!
With a nip in the air and leaves beginning to change color up on Chimney Peak, there’s no “bones” about it – Halloween is right around the corner! At JSU, we have planned more events than you can shake a broomstick at to celebrate the “spirit” of the haunted holiday. From frightful to family friendly, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
The Justice and Civil Rights Initiative Hosts Taylor Stewart and Del Marsh For Debate
On October 29 at JSU’s Wallace Hall, the Justice and Civil Rights Initiative, will host a debate between Senator Del Marsh and Taylor Stewart.
October 22 Fall Jazz Showcase to Feature Trumpeter Lester Walker, JSU Talent
Jacksonville State University Jazz will present the annual Fall Jazz Showcase featuring guest artist trumpeter Lester Walker along with JSU's ensembles on Wednesday October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center on the JSU campus.
Kelly Murray is JSU Employee of the Month for October 2014
Congratulations to Ms. Kelly Murray, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for October 2014. Murray is a Certification Advisor in the College of Education and Professional Studies. She has been an employee with Jacksonville State University since April 2012.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Did You Get the Test Alert?
JSU tested it's new desktop alert system on Nov. 6. Did you receive the test message?