JSU Faculty to Receive Promotion, Tenure in Fall 2015
Jacksonville State University announces the following faculty will receive promotion and tenure in Fall 2015. Congratulations!
Sign Up for Electronic Direct Deposit to Get Summer 2015 Refund Faster
Students, be first in line for your student refund without going to the mail center-- Sign up for Electronic Direct Deposit!
Summer 2015 Tuition and Fees Deadline is May 7
Safeguard your Summer 2015 classes and housing assignment-- pay your account balance in full by the May 7, 2015 deadline!
New President Expected to be Named on May 8
After a nationwide search that yielded numerous applications and resulted in three outstanding final candidates, the Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees hopes to name the university's 12th president during a special meeting on May 8 at 11 a.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
JSU Student Receives Prestigious Dietetics Award
Among the second largest graduating class in Jacksonville State University history on Friday evening was Belinda Heath, a top graduate of the university’s dietetics program. She was recently recognized with the prestigious Alabama Dietetic Association (ALDA) Honors.
Take the Poverty Challenge- Community Action Poverty Simulation at HCL on May 6
Alabama is the seventh poorest state in the nation, and 900,000 Alabamians—including 300,000 of our children—live below the federal poverty line. Poverty is not a game. It’s a reality for people in our own backyard. On Wednesday, May 6, the public is invited to learn what it’s like to live in poverty through participation in the Poverty Challenge: Community Action Poverty Simulation.
Heil Environmental Named as the Recipient of the Inaugural JSU EPIC Award
On May 1, 2015, Pete Conroy, Director, JSU EPIC, Field Schools and Little River Canyon Center, announced Heil Environmental as the recipient of the first EPIC Award. Heil was recognized for their excellence in sustainability and environmentally friendly manufacturing.
724 Receive Degrees at JSU Spring Commencement on May 1
Seven hundred twenty-four candidates received degrees from Jacksonville State University on May 1, making up the second largest graduating class in the university’s history.
Morgan Christopher is JSU Employee of the Month for May 2015
Congratulations to Ms. Morgan Christopher, Jacksonville State University's Employee of the Month for May 2015.
JSU Offers Summer Fun for Local Youth
In the words of Alice Cooper, “School’s Out for Summer!” As the final bell of the 2014-2015 school year rings out in Jacksonville City Schools next week, thousands of local kids will jump headfirst into the freedom and relaxation of summer vacation.
JSU Biology Department Mentors Munford High School Students
Beginning in 2012, several biology professors partnered with teachers and students at Munford High School to give students a new and exciting outlook on science. As if the experience itself wasn’t enough to keep students keen on discovering the wild and sometimes microscopic world around them, students were also invited to participate in this year’s Undergraduate Research Symposium at JSU, and many have competed at the Alabama Junior Academy of Science Symposium.
JSU Librarian Honored Nationally for Kindness
Jacksonville State University is proud to announce that one of its own librarians, Charlcie Pettway Vann, has been named the winner of the 2015 National Library Week’s Librarians Creating Communities of Kindness contest. She was selected based on an outpouring of praise from nominations made on her behalf.
JSU EdReady to Accelerate New Students' Paths to College Success
In an effort to help incoming freshmen and transfer students improve their math skills, place into higher math, and save time and money, JSU has adopted a new program, JSU EdReady, powered by NROC.
Candidate for Controller to Visit Campus
Faculty and staff are invited to hear a presentation from a candidate for Controller on June 2.
PEEHIP Wellness Program Deadline Extended Until July 15
The deadline for JSU employees to complete the PEEHIP Wellness Screening activity requirements to earn the waiver of the new $50 monthly wellness premium has been extended to July 15, 2015.
Work Meets Play: JSU Students Spend Summer at Sea Lab
Imagine living on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico – studying the biology of dolphins, assisting in sea turtle conservation and exploring the plant life of marshes and dunes – led by some of state’s brightest marine biologists. This summer, JSU students are doing just that at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
Hammond Hall Closed This Summer For HVAC Replacement
Due to HVAC replacement, Hammond Hall will be closed this summer. Some art department personnel have been relocated to Anders Round House for the duration of the project.
Former U.S. Congressman and JSU Emeritus Professor Glen Browder Received Fulbright Specialists Award
Dr. Glen Browder, former U.S. Congressman and Emeritus Professor of American Democracy at Jacksonville State University, was selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Greece at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki during late April and early May 2015.
JSU Recognizes Outstanding Faculty at May 12 Awards Program
Jacksonville State University recognized outstanding faculty awards winners, faculty research award, tenure and promotion recipients as well as retirees and scholars at the annual Faculty Awards Program on May 12 on the fifth floor of William A. Meehan Hall (formerly Stadium Tower).
JSU Announces 2015-2016 Ambassadors
The JSU Ambassadors serve as official university representatives at presidential functions, Board of Trustees meetings, and Preview Days. They also accompany admissions counselors to high schools to share their JSU student experience.
Newly Revised Title IX Policy and Procedures
Jacksonville State University has an obligation to periodically review its policies and procedures to ensure that it fully complies with and implements the provisions of Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The University has recently completed such a comprehensive review and revision of its Gender-Based Discrimination and Sexual Violence Policy and Procedures.
Drum Your Way to Better Health at May 27 'Pound the Pavement' Event
In honor of National Employee Health and Fitness Month, the JSU Exercise Science and Wellness students invite the campus community to "Pound the Pavement" at the Stephenson Gym parking lot on Wednesday, May 27 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
TIAA-CREF Individual Consultant Will Be On Campus May 28-29, June 3-4
JSU employees, setting up a long-term financial plan can be a complicated task. It involves evaluating your potential income sources, and then factoring in the impact of taxes, inflation and the larger economic picture. Meeting with a TIAA-CREF Individual Consultant can help you sort things out and make informed decisions.
University Will Be Closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day
Jacksonville State University will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.
May 30 'Beyond My Pond' Workshop Explores Impact of Little River Canyon Watershed
This fun workshop will focus on the sustainability of the Little River Canyon Watershed and how it connects to Alabama and the world.
JSU, Birmingham Audubon Society Team Up to Offer June Flying WILD Training
Jacksonville State University (JSU) Field Schools will host a training workshop for the Flying WILD Education Program on June 25 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne. The workshop is co-sponsored with the Birmingham Audubon Society.
Cortlyn Watson to Compete in Miss Alabama Pageant
Nursing student Cortlyn Watson is next in a long line of remarkable young women to represent JSU on the Miss Alabama stage. Since 1971, seven former Miss JSUs have gone on to be crowned Miss Alabama. One has become Miss America and another first-runner up.
JSU Seeks Participants for Library of Congress Veterans History Project
Every veteran has a story. Jacksonville State University wants yours. Share your story with JSU's Research Center for Veteran Support Services (RCVSS) this summer as part of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.
JSU Announces President's, Deans' Lists for Spring 2015
Jacksonville State University announces the following students were added to the President's and Deans' Lists for Spring 2015. To be named to the President's List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average, or all As. Students earning all As and Bs (GPA of 3.5-3.99) are named to the Deans' List.
Jazz Ensemble Wins Downbeat Award
JSU Jazz Ensemble I is featured in this month’s edition of the international magazine, "Downbeat," as the winners of the Downbeat Magazine Award. The award is essentially the college or university equivalent of winning a Grammy.
Flutist Olivia Brown Wins National Honor
Olivia Brown, who just graduated from JSU in May, is already making a name for herself in the world of music. She won first place in the Orchestral Winds Division of the Federation of Music Clubs Collegiate Solo Competition.
JSU Selects John M. Beehler as 12th President
John M. Beehler was named the 12th president of Jacksonville State University today during a special session of the Board of Trustees held on campus at Houston Cole Library. He assumes the helm on July 1.