JSU Fishing Teams Reel in Tournament Awards
Recently, the Jacksonville State University Fishing Team was well represented at the Fishlife Collegiate Tournament at Neely Henry. The team of Madison Hayes and Hunter Hayes took first place, and the team of Drake Champion and Colter Turner came in sixth place. The JSU Fishing Team competed with fishing teams from universities and colleges across the state.
JSU Graduates Plow Their Way to Top Three in Outstanding Young Farm Families
Lance and Stephanie Miller, both Jacksonville State University graduates, have been selected as one of three finalists for the Outstanding Young Farm Families (OYFF) by ALFA Farmers Federation. Their historic family farm, which has 1,100-acres of cropland and four broiler poultry houses, began in 1851 in Blount County.
From the Boonies to Broadway: JSU Student Lands Internship in New York
JSU senior and Broadway baby Macon Prickett, who was raised on a farm in Alexandria, is a marketing intern on Broadway this summer at the Roundabout Theatre Company.
JSU’s National Society of Collegiate Scholars Receives Prestigious Award
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) recently held its ScholarCon Conference in Orlando, Florida, June 25-28. Anna Bowden, president of the JSU chapter, and Ashley Toney, vice president, attended the Scholar Con Conference. During the Honor Gala Star awards luncheon the Jacksonville State University chapter was recognized as a Gold Star Chapter recipient.
Music for the Mind: Local Festival Benefits JSU Student’s Nonprofit
JSU graduate and incoming graduate student Torsten Dryden has founded The Choice, a charity aimed at serving as a multifaceted, mental health resource that matches people with mental health care support that best suits their needs.
JSU Trustees to Meet on July 20
The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 10 a.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Parking Decals for 2015-16 Now Available for Purchase
JSU students, staff and faculty can now purchase a 2015-2016 parking decal beginning July 15, 2015 through their MyJSU account. For any further questions or concerns, please contact the UPD at 256-782-5050.
JSU Receives Good Roots Grant from the Alabama Power Foundation
Jacksonville State University was recently named 1 of 44 recipients of the Good Roots Grant from the Alabama Power Foundation. At JSU, this money will go to install seven Bosque Elms, which will fill in a gap between existing elms and create an entire line of elms all the way down Pennsylvania Avenue.
The Land of “Co-Opportunity”
Since 1977, the JSU Co-Op program has offered students paid experience in their fields while completing their degrees.
JSU Names New International House Director
Chandni Khadka has been named director of the JSU International House and Programs, effective January 4, 2016.
Recap of the July 20 JSU Board of Trustees Meeting
“This is a meeting of many firsts,” board chairman Jim Bennett said after calling the summer meeting of the JSU Board of Trustees to order on July 20.
Scheduled Power Outage at Select Buildings July 24 and 27
The power to Hammond Hall, Anders Roundhouse and the Computer Center will be turned off for repairs on Friday, July 24 and Monday, July 27, at 6 a.m., for approximately two hours. Questions? Contact W. Lee Handley, assistant director of the Physical Plant, at 256-782-5444.
Jack Hopper Cafeteria Closed for Repairs
Due to a cooling tower failure, the Jack Hopper Cafeteria is closed until further notice. While the repair is made, the Gamecock Diner will serve a buffet style menu during the Caf’s regular summer operating hours.
Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered August 6 & 11
The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer two Banner Finance Workshops during the month of August. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at email@example.com or 256-782-5002.
Accreditation Team for Police Department Seeks Public Comment
Faculty, staff, students and members of the community are invited to provide feedback to a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) on Aug. 3.
Scheduled Upgrades to Cause Intermittent WiFi Access on July 30 & 31
The university is performing a hardware upgrade that will impact wireless access in several areas on campus on July 30-31.
PEEHIP to Hold Info Sessions on August 3
PEEHIP will be on campus Monday, August 3, 2015, to conduct information sessions on changes effective October 1st, Open Enrollment, the Wellness Program and Flexible Spending Plan.
JSU Summer Graduation Set for August 7 at JSU Stadium
Jacksonville State University announces Summer 2015 Graduation, which will take place on Friday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m. on Burgess-Snow Field.
Banner Finance Training Opportunities to be Offered September 3 & 8
The Office of the Controller and Office of Procurement and Fixed Assets will offer Banner Finance Workshops on September 3 and 8. To register or for more information, please contact Jennifer Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-782-5002.
Campus Welcomes John M. Beehler as 12th President
John M. Beehler assumed the helm today as 12th president of Jacksonville State University. He succeeds William A. Meehan, who retired June 30 after serving as the university's top administrator for 16 years.