Twitter Hashtag Showdown Intensifies Between JSU, NDSU Fans
Last week, Learfield Licensing announced a Twitter hashtag showdown between the fans of Jacksonville State University and North Dakota State University. As the competition heats up, the Gamecock faithful are asked to tweet often!
Spring Term Opens to National Championship Buzz
Today is only the first day of the spring term but a small outbreak of Spring Fever has already spread across campus as thousands of JSU faculty, staff and students get ready to plow through the first two days of class and head to Texas for the FCS national championship on Saturday.
Spring Payment Due Date is January 12
JSU students, safeguard your spring classes and housing assignments and avoid cancellation by paying your account balance in full, enrolling in a payment plan, or ensuring that you have enough financial aid applied to your account by close of business on Tuesday, January 12.
Dr. Charles Reagen Wilson to Present on Southern Way of Life on Jan. 14
Guest lecturer Dr. Charles Reagen Wilson will present "The Southern Way of Life: Meanings of Civilization in the American South" on Thursday, Jan. 14, from 5-6 p.m. in Room 101, Merrill Hall.
JSU Issues Ban on Hoverboards
Due to increasing concerns about the safety of some so-called hoverboards and the risk they pose to our community, the storage, use, possession and charging of such devices on Jacksonville State University property is temporarily prohibited until further notice.
Canyon Center Hosts 17th Annual Mollusk and Crayfish Meeting on Jan. 20
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries and JSU are hosting the 17th Annual Mollusk and Crayfish meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.
Grass Named AFCA National Coach of the Year
Jacksonville State University Football Coach John Grass was honored on Tuesday, Jan.12 at the American Football Coaches Association's annual convention as the 2015 AFCA National Coach of the Year.
New Miss JSU to be Crowned on January 15
The 2016 Miss Jacksonville State University Scholarship Pageant will be held on Friday, January 15, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Leone Cole Auditorium on the JSU campus. Miss JSU 2015, Cortlyn Watson, will crown her successor.
Meet the Candidates
Finalists for the positions of Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Administration and Business Affairs will be on campus Jan. 20 and Jan. 22. The campus community is invited to meet the candidates during open forums.
JSU Announces President's, Deans' Lists for Fall 2015
Jacksonville State University announces the following students were added to the President's and Deans' Lists for Fall 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.
POSTPONED-- UNA’s Jeffery Ray to Lecture at Biology Seminar on Jan. 22
On Friday, January 22, 2016, Jeffery Ray, from the University of North Alabama, will present “Patterns of Hybridization and Range Expansion in Stream Fishes.” This lecture will be 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., in Martin Hall, Rm. 122.
Scale Back Alabama Weigh-in Open Jan. 25-29 in the Pete Mathews Coliseum
Jacksonville State University will once again participate with hundreds of other organizations in the statewide weight-loss program, “Scale Back Alabama.” You’re invited to find a teammate and sign up at the Scale Back Alabama website. Weigh-in will be held 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. during the week of Jan. 25 – 29 in the JSU Wellness Center in Pete Mathews Coliseum.
JSU Trustees to Have Quarterly Meeting January 25
The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will hold their quarterly meeting on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at 1 p.m. on the eleventh floor of the Houston Cole Library.
JSU to Open New Nursing Simulation Lab on Jan. 25
The Jacksonville State University College of Nursing is pleased to announce an open house for the new Simulation Center and the Alacare Home Health and Hospice Suite on Jan. 25. JSU alumni, students, parents and community partners are invited to tour the simulation lab between 5-7 p.m.
Campus Remains Open This Afternoon
Jacksonville State University remains open this afternoon. While the National Weather Service is predicting snow flurries after 2 p.m., temperatures are expected to stay above freezing until after dark.
Michael Sanders is JSU's 2015 Employee of Year
Ever since he was a child, Michael Sanders has enjoyed figuring out how stuff works. In December, he learned firsthand how it feels to be recognized for being great at it. Sanders was named Jacksonville State University’s 2015 Employee of the Year during the annual staff awards luncheon on December 14, 2015.
Calhoun Civic Chorale Begins Spring Season January 25
The Calhoun County Civic Chorale will begin its spring season on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at 7:15 p.m. in the Performance Center of Mason Hall on the Jacksonville State University campus. All singers are invited to join!
JSU Softball to Host Annual Fan Day Feb. 7
The Jacksonville State softball team will host its annual Fan Day on Sunday, Feb. 7 at University Field. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and admission is free for all fans.
JSU College of Nursing Reaccredited Through 2025
The JSU College of Nursing has been reaccredited through 2025 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Jacksonville State to Establish Center for Autism Studies
JSU is establishing a new Center for Autism Studies to provide leadership, research and advocacy in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Housed in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in JSU’s College of Education and Professional Studies, the center’s mission is to prepare the next generation of education professionals to better interact with students with autism.
SGA Announces Black History Month Schedule
The Jacksonville State University Student Government Association is pleased to announce the 2016 schedule of events in commemoration of Black History Month. The theme this year is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories,” which will focus upon the reading, writing and recording of African American history.
Behind the Crown: A Profile on Miss JSU 2016
Miss JSU 2016 Madelynn Barker wants to inspire girls and teens to respect themselves and manage peer pressure.
2016 JSU Marching Ballerinas Interest Meeting Set for March 9
Be part of a JSU tradition. 2016 Marching Ballerina auditions are coming soon!
Kaleidoscope Festival of the Arts Returns
Kaleidoscope, Jacksonville State University's annual Festival of the Arts, returns this spring. Check out the schedule and plan to join us for a great slate of programs!