Top-Ranked Cheaha Challenge to Begin, End on JSU Campus May 15
The Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA bike ride was rated as one of the 2016 top ten rides to do in the United States by the Gran Fondo Guide. The 24th annual ride takes place on Sunday, May 15 at 7:30 a.m. The start and finish of the event are staged at Pete Mathews Coliseum at Jacksonville State University, the third year for Jacksonville to host the gran fondo.
Mercury Rising: JSU to Host Planet Viewing on May 9
The JSU Department of Physical and Earth Sciences will host a viewing of the Transit of Mercury on May 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the McGee Science Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
SAEA to Host Interest Meeting on May 18
The JSU Student Alabama Education Association (SAEA) will hold an introductory chapter meeting on Wednesday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Ramona Wood Hall Room 310.
JSU to Offer Summer Camps for Kids
Get the kids off the couch and unplugged from their electronic devices this summer by signing them up for one of the many camp programs hosted by JSU.
Seats Still Available for Friday's Inventors Workshop
Seats are still available for Friday's inventors workshop. Do you have a million-dollar idea for a new invention but don’t know how to get it off the ground? Come out to the 14th biennial Alabama Conference for Inventors presented by JSU on May 6, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Oxford Civic Center. Registrations will be taken at the door.
Marching Ballerina “Boot” Camp Registration Now Open
The 2016 Marching Ballerina “Boot” Camp will take place on June 10, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Mason Hall Performance Center. The cost is $30 (which includes T-shirt, water and snack).
NSF and NSA Grant to Support Cyber Security Training for Teachers
JSU has received a grant totaling more than $98,000 from the National Security Agency and National Science Foundation to create a cyber security training camp for middle and high school teachers.
Growing Greek Community Enjoys Success
As JSU Greek Life gets ready to welcome new brothers and sisters into its vibrant community over the next few months, it’s an appropriate time to pause and reflect on some of its recent achievements.
Outstanding Faculty Recognized at Annual Banquet
JSU President John Beehler and Provost Rebecca Turner honored the university’s faculty during the annual Faculty Awards Banquet on May 10.
JSU Serving Up Tennis Lessons for All Ages
Looking for a fun, healthy hobby? Grab a racquet and head over to the JSU courts, located behind Pete Mathews Coliseum, where players of all ages and skill levels can learn tennis this summer from the Gamecock Tennis coaching staff.
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and Something JSU!
In addition to serving as home to the JSU Alumni House, the university's antebellum Alumni House is also the site of Gamecock weddings and special events.
JSU Honors Students Enjoy the Magic of Honors in Orlando
JSU’s Honors Program was well represented at the Southern Regional Honors Conference in Orlando, Fla. March 30 – April 2. Five students were selected to present at the conference based on their abstracts.
Campus to Observe Memorial Day
The JSU campus will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on May 30, 2016.
Have an EPIC Summer!
Looking for some great outdoor activities to do with the kids this summer while they are out of school? Or would you, perhaps, like to learn a new hobby, such as pottery making or preparing herbal remedies? Then get ready to have an EPIC summer with JSU!
Memorial Service Planned for Former Child Study Center Director Paula Napoli
Paula Napoli, former Director of JSU’s Harper Child Study Center, passed away on May 25, 2016 after a brief illness. She served as Director of the Child Development Program from 2000 to 2012.
Miss JSU Madelynn Barker Reaches Out to Area Girls
While Miss JSU Madelynn Barker is busy getting ready for the Miss Alabama pageant next month, she is still taking time to actively serve her community by sharing lessons in self-worth with area girls.
CORE Scholars to be on Campus for Workshops during June and July
Jacksonville State University's CORE Scholars Dual Enrollment program will be hosting student workshops on campus in June and July this summer.
JSU to Offer Monthly Economic Update for Northeast Alabama
The JSU Center for Economic Development and Business Research is now offering a monthly “Economic Update” to provide Northeast Alabama in-depth economic analysis over a 10-county region.