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University to Close September 5 for Labor Day

Jacksonville State University will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. Have a safe and restful holiday weekend!

 
Veteran Services to Host DAV Mobile Service Office on Sept. 7

JSU's Office of Veteran Services will be hosting the Disabled American Veterans' (DAV) Mobile Service Office (MSO) on Wednesday, September 7, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., next to the Veterans Center in Daughette Hall.
 
JSU Community Grieves Loss of Marching Ballerina Katie Beth Carter

Jacksonville State University, the Marching Southerners and Ballerinas are mourning the loss of one of their own today. First year student Katie Beth Carter, 18, from Ringgold, Ga., passed away following a vehicle accident on Sept. 5 as she was returning from spending Labor Day weekend with her family.
 
Learn About Library Services and Root for the Gamecocks at the First Club Cocky Tailgate Open House

It’s fall semester, which means it’s time for the campus community-- especially our freshmen-- to get acquainted with the JSU campus and celebrate Gamecock Game Days at the first Club Cocky Tailgate Open House at the Houston Cole Library
 
JSU Associate Professor to Perform Musical to Support Genesis Scholarship

Jacksonville State University associate professor Dr. James Woodward will release and perform his second children’s book, “Sophia and Her Ghost Friend,” at the Genesis Concert on Sept. 18 at Mason Hall Performance Center.
 
Renita Taylor Thompson Named JSU's New Director of Student Financial Services

Prior to accepting her new role at JSU, Thompson held the position of senior financial aid analyst at Florida State College at Jacksonville, where she was responsible for supervising and managing several programs and functions within financial aid for all six college satellite sites. She oversaw millions in resources from federal, state and institutional programs.
 
Network Upgrades Scheduled for Sept. 12; Could Impact Connectivity During Evening Hours

Due to continuing efforts to improve network availability and positively impact business continuity, the Department of Information Technology is installing a secondary core router. As a result of this upgrade, there will be a brief network outage occurring Sept. 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
 
JSU’s GenCyber Camp Lauded by NSA Auditors

The National Security Agency (NSA) recently released their review of the Jacksonville State University’s inaugural GenCyber Cybersecurity Teachers’ Camp that was offered in July at JSU.
 
"It's On Us" Week and Diversity Lecture Series to Begin

As part of the initiative to stop sexual assault the Jacksonville State University Student Government Association will join the nationwide campaign “It’s On Us” with a week of activities beginning September 12.
 
JSU Reverses Declining Trend in Enrollment

JSU's Fall 2016 enrollment has increased more than 5 percent over the previous fall semester.
 
American Democracy Project Presents “Founding Fathers” on September 19

Come celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, September 19 with a film screening of the History Channel documentary, “Founding Fathers” on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library. Show times will be at 12:30 p.m. and again at 4:30 p.m. Drop-ins are welcome. This event is free and sponsored by the American Democracy Project.
 
Tuesday Talks Slated for September 27

The Department of Academic Advisement will begin Tuesday Talks at the Houston Cole Library in room number 1103-A on Tuesday, September 27 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Admission is free.
 
Digital Exhibit on JSU’s Little River Canyon Center Goes Worldwide on Google Culture Institute

A new online experience by Google, the Little River Canyon National Preserve, the Jacksonville State University Canyon Center and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world, allows people to browse through the most spectacular collection of natural history available in one place.
 
Internet Outage Scheduled for Sept. 22

Network upgrades will result in a short internet outage on campus Thursday, Sept. 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
 
Pottery Show to Spotlight Historic Cleburne County

The third annual Cleburne County Pottery Show will be held on Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at JSU's Cleburne County Mountain Center located two miles north of Heflin off Highway 78. Admission is free and open to the public.
 
Lisa Gowens Named JSU Employee of the Month

Lisa Gowens, a technical services assistant in the Houston Cole Library, has been named JSU’s Employee of the Month for September.
 
Of Wonderland, Tempests, Life and Liberty: JSU Drama's 2016-2017 Season

Jacksonville State University’s Drama Department is gearing up for another exciting season in Carlton Ward Theater. From classic Shakespeare to a children’s play and an original work, the department hopes to showcase its students’ range of talent and entertain a variety of audiences.
 
Chemistry Program Now Offering National Certification

The JSU chemistry program has gained the seal of approval from the American Chemical Society.
 
Zeta Tau Alpha Wins National Award

JSU's own Zeta Tau Alpha was recently recognized as one of the top chapters in the US at its biennial conference.
 
Governor Bentley Supports Possible JSU Canyon Center Expansion

Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded JSU a $52,500 grant to study the feasibility of expanding the university’s Little River Canyon Center in Fort Payne in hopes of increasing tourism and educational opportunities in northeast Alabama.
 
Find Your Future at the Fall Career, Internship and Co-Op Fair Oct. 5

The event introducing JSU students to prospective employers is bigger and better than ever this year, with more than 35 companies and organizations already registered to attend.
 
Campus Radio Station Announces Fall Line-up

This fall, WLJS, 91.9 is presenting more than 40 unique shows, from LGBTQ themed programs to conservative talk shows, geek culture to movie soundtracks.
 
Graduation Fair Takes the Hassle Out of the Tassel for the Class of 2016

You’re almost there, Class of 2016! Take the hassle out of the tassel at the Fall and Summer Graduation Fair on Sept. 29 from 2-6 p.m. in the Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium.
 
Chill With the Cops at Oct. 3 Ice Cream Social

Here’s the scoop: As part of the university's continuing effort to strengthen the relationship between students and campus police, the SGA is partnering with President John and Dr. Pamela Beehler to present a "Chill with the Cops" ice cream social on Oct. 3.
 
Wednesday Workshops Slated for Oct. 12, 26 & Nov. 2

The Office of Academic Advisement will be hosting a Wednesday Workshop series in October and November. Students will learn how to be advised for pre-registration and to create a balanced schedule. Admission is free.
 
JSU Selects Deans to Oversee Two New Schools

JSU has promoted two well-respected departmental leaders to serve as deans of the university’s new School of Science and School of Human Services and Social Sciences.
 
JSU Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Zeta Tau Alpha paints the town pink every October, raising more funds for Breast Cancer Awareness than most of the nation's largest universities.
 
Student Puts Lessons to Practice to Open Leather Goods Business

JSU student Chris Brown has opened his own business, Gray Bull Leather Co.
 

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