Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered June 4 & 10
The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer Banner Finance Workshops on June 4 & 10. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or 782-5002.
Second Annual Bluegrass on the Rim Returns to Little River Canyon Center June 13
Steal away to the Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne on Saturday, June 13 for a little music under the stars as the Canyon Concert Series returns for its second year. This year’s Bluegrass on the Rim features Foggy Hollow Review, Valley Road, Bent Creek, Kelli Johnson and Jason Bailey, and Barbwire Bluegrass.
Annual IMPACTSEED Program to Take Place June 8-10 in Martin Hall
The annual IMPACTSEED program will be held in Room 105 of Martin Hall from June 8-19, 2015. A demonstration will begin on June 8 at 10:00 in Rm. 130 of Martin Hall. For more information about this event, please contact Dr. Noureddine Bekhouche at email@example.com.
Gov. Bentley Appoints Tony Ingram to JSU Board of Trustees
The Alabama Senate has confirmed Gov. Robert Bentley’s appointment of Tony Ingram to the Board of Trustees, effective immediately. The JSU alumnus is the first out-of-state, at-large member of the board.
Three Educators Inducted into the 2015 Teacher Hall of Fame
The 2015 inductees into the Teacher Hall of Fame were honored in the Teacher Hall of Fame Awards Banquet in May.
Limelight: Reaccredited Drama Program Draws Students to JSU
Students like Dillion Everett of Fairhope come to JSU to study in one of the state's only accredited drama programs.
Three Offices Closed for Staff Development on June 5
The Registrar's Office, Career Services, and the Office of Communications and Marketing will be closed on Friday, June 5.
Annual Parking Lot Striping Begins June 11
The annual striping of campus parking lots will begin Thursday, June 11, and will continue for up to two weeks.
Kevin McFry Named JSU Controller
Assistant controller Kevin McFry, who has been at JSU since 1998, will assume the role of controller following Allyson Barker, who was promoted to vice president of administrative and business affairs.
Long Distance Phone Service Restored
Long distance telephone service has been restored on campus following a brief outage.
JSU Housekeeper Opens Heart and Home to Foster Children
Housekeeper Pam Richey spends her days making the buildings she cleans on campus feel like home. After hours, she opens up her own house to foster kids.
From Junk, Beauty- The Story of Thrift Store Symphony
Ever since they were young, Michael and Andrew Panik have loved a few things: thrift store shopping, music, and Ms. Deanie Purkey. Now, they are taking those loves and channeling them into a creative outlet, a Thrift Store Symphony.
Portion of Trustee Circle Will Be Closed Friday Morning, June 19
On Friday morning, June 19, Trustee Circle will be closed from Fitzpatrick Hall to Bibb Graves. The contractor renovating Hammond Hall will have a crane on campus to remove some equipment from the building. The crane is scheduled to arrive at 8 a.m. and will take a couple of hours to move the equipment. The road will be reopened as soon as it is cleared.
JSU Television Services Receives Prestigious Recognition
Jacksonville State University’s Television Services Department has been recognized for its production and broadcast quality on the Ohio Valley Digital Network for the 2014-15 year. TV Services received the Overall Award of Excellence in Professional Production as part of the inaugural Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Program of Excellence at the OVC spring meeting in Nashville, TN.
Telephone Lines Down for Repair Monday Night
Campus telephone lines will be down for repair Monday, June 22, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
JSU Goes “Wild”
A long journey, coupled with extreme fatigue, a lack of money and a constant desire for food – sounds like the life of a typical college student, right? Well, it also speaks to the tremendous journey undertaken by author Cheryl Strayed as she hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, as told in her novel, “Wild,” the 2015 Summer Read selection at Jacksonville State University.
Here are the Beatlads-- Beatles Tribute Band Returns to Campus June 26
The JSU Offices of Counseling and Disability Support Services will sponsor a free concert featuring the Birmingham Beatles tribute band at the JSU Amphitheater on Friday, June 26. The event gets underway at 7 p.m. and the public is invited.
Jacksonville Community Garden is Ripe for Volunteers
It’s that time of year again! The Jacksonville Community Garden is growing ripe and volunteers are welcome. If you would like to contribute to this community effort through a donation of your time, please email Dr. Akpan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Beard at email@example.com, or call 256-782-5833.
JSU Forensics Provides Leadership Training to Outstanding Etowah Teens
Last week, 22 rising high school seniors were awarded college credit by JSU for their participation in the annual Etowah County Sheriff’s Office Student Leadership Academy.
Temporary Power Outage Scheduled for Pete Mathews Coliseum on June 27
There will be a temporary scheduled power outage at the Pete Mathews Coliseum on Saturday, June 27 beginning at 7 a.m. This scheduled outage will be necessary to make repairs.
Faculty Senate Elects New Officers and Sets Dates for Next Year
The Jacksonville State University Faculty Senate recently met to elect new officers and set meeting dates for the next year.
2015 CORE Academy Proves to be the Best Yet
The annual CORE Academy was held June 2-4, 2015 on the campus of Jacksonville State University. The theme this year was “Flipping the Academy.” JSU faculty and staff, along with local superintendents, principals, and educators shared their unique and innovative ideas for using technology while flipping their classrooms.
Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered July 2 & 8
Banner Finance Training Opportunities will be offered July 2 and 8. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-782-5002.
University Will Be Closed Friday, July 3 for Independence Day
Jacksonville State University will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy Fourth!
Orientation Offers New Students a Road Map to JSU
Before classes, exams, Greek Rush and meal plans, all JSU students must first get initiated into college life by attending Gamecock Orientation. At this event, incoming freshman are given an opportunity to learn about campus as well as get a preview into what college life will be like through a series of guided tours and planned skits and activities.