Applied Engineering Hosts Career Panel on September 22
The Department of Applied Engineering will host the Applied Engineering Career Panel on September 22 from 4:30–6:00 p.m. in room 355 of Ayers Hall. Admission is free, and all students are welcome to attend the event.
JSU Board of Trustees to Meet Oct. 17
The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Strategic Planning Focus Groups
President John M. Beehler and the Strategic Planning Committee are hosting three Focus Group sessions on Thursday, October 13 to present the findings of the Strategic Planning Components Survey to the JSU community and receive feedback before the Strategic Plan is finalized.
Author Donald Brown to Speak at JSU Library Oct 21 on Infamous "Torso Murders" Case
In 1959, Calhoun County and the surrounding area was shaken by what Birmingham News management called “one of the South’s most terrible crimes” – the Viola Hyatt murders. Nearly 60 years after covering the gruesome story as a young reporter for the Birmingham News, Donald Brown has returned to the scene of this infamous crime with his new non-fiction, “Mr. X and Mr. Y.” He will be at the Houston Cole Library Oct. 21 to discuss the book.
Retired Chief Security Officer for the CDC to Visit Campus
JSU alumnus Thomas Madden – former Chief Information Security Officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta – will visit JSU’s campus on Oct. 14 to discuss “Cyber Security: Why We Can’t Win."
MCIS to Present New Colloquium Series
The Department of Mathematical, Computing and Information Sciences (MCIS) will kick off a monthly colloquium series on Oct. 21. The entire campus is invited to hear Dr. David Thornton present on this topic from 3-4 p.m. in Ayers Hall Room 355. Refreshments will be served.
SAA to Host First Ooze Ball Tournament
The Student Alumni Association will present its first-ever Oozeball (mud volleyball) tournament on Oct. 11, 12-6 p.m., at the old Kitty Stone Elementary School playground.
Students Invited to Meet Mentors at Chamber EXPO on Oct. 18
The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce invites students to gain knowledge and make contacts at Meet the Mentors on Oct. 18.
JSU Learning Services Receives Another National Honor
JSU has been given the National University of Technology Network's 2016 Shirley Davis Partnership Award for its partnership with the NROC Project.
Student Life Hosted Inaugural Cocky Leadership Summit on Oct. 1
On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the Office of Student Life hosted the inaugural Cocky Leadership Summit at the Houston Cole Library. This event was designed to help connect first year students and get them actively involved with different clubs and organizations on campus to help better prepare them for their future endeavors at JSU and life after graduation.
Dr. John Witte, Jr. to Deliver Religious Liberties Lecture on October 20
The JSU Department of Political Science and Public Administration will host a special guest lecture on Thursday, October 20 at 4:30 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library. All JSU faculty, staff and students are invited along with JSU alumni, local media, and friends and family of individuals associated with the JSU community.
Internet Service Provider Issues Cause Network Crawl
Due to ongoing network issues with our primary Internet service provider (ISP), the JSU Department of Information Technology has moved all campus Internet connectivity to our secondary ISP as we work towards a resolution.
Homecoming Court Candidates 2016
The Top 10 Homecoming King and Queen 2016 candidates were selected at the Homecoming Showcase on Oct. 12. Voting will take place Oct. 25.
Delta Zeta Hosts Clay Classic on Oct. 22
Delta Zeta will host a Clay Classic to benefit the Starkey Hearing Foundation on Saturday, October 22, at the Circle W Hunting Preserve in Heflin.
Office of Veteran Services Offering Professional Development Sessions This Fall
The Office of Veteran Services is offering a professional development series for faculty and staff this fall. The first training for faculty and staff will kick off on Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. in Self Hall, Rm 208.
Gamecock Gallop 5K
JSU Kinesiology will present the 16th annual Gamecock Gallop 5K this Saturday, Oct. 22, beginning at 8 a.m. at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Trustees Honor Jim Bennett While Appointing His Successor at Fall Board Meeting
At its quarterly meeting on Oct. 17, the JSU Board of Trustees elected Ronnie Smith to serve as the board’s president pro tem, filling a vacancy left open following the death of long-time board chair Jim Bennett.
JSU Homecoming Week Schedule
JSU Homecoming Week 2016 will take place Oct. 24-30. Step right up to the "Greatest Show on Turf" for a week choked full of special events and activities.
Boo to You From JSU 2016
Halloween is on its way, and JSU has planned more events than you can shake a broomstick at to celebrate the “spirit” of the season.
Lunch and Learn/Diversity Lecture Series Slated for October 24
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will present this month’s Lunch and Learn and Diversity Lecture Series on Monday, Oct. 24.
Mother to Share Story at Alcohol Awareness Event
Please join the JSU Peer Educators, Counseling Services, University Housing and Residence Life, Active Minds and Olivia’s House in welcoming Ms. Joyce-Coleman Jones to our campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Counseling Services at 256-782-5475.
Water Off in Areas Surrounding Coliseum
Water is off this morning, Oct. 24, in parts of campus near the Pete Mathews Coliseum.
JSU Drama to Open Curtain on 2016-17 Season
JSU Drama's first show of the season, "These Shining Lives," will take the stage Oct. 27-30.
2016 Alumni of the Year to be Honored at Homecoming
The JSU Alumni Association announces the 2016 Alumni Award recipients. These five outstanding members of the JSU family will be recognized during halftime at the JSU Homecoming game on Saturday, October 29, 2016.
Go Backstage with Willy Shakespeare
In advance of JSU Drama's production of “The Tempest” this February, one theater professor is offering the community a crash course in understanding and enjoying the world’s most celebrated playwright: William Shakespeare.
Celebrate Carter’s Bright Life at Glow Run
The JSU Department of Kinesiology will host the Kickin’ Katie 5K Glow Walk/Run on Nov. 10, 6:30-9:30 p.m., beginning at Dillon Field. The entry fee is $15 and all proceeds will benefit the Katie Beth Carter Scholarship Fund.
Carve Up Some JSU Pumpkin Fun for Halloween
Forget Trick-or-Treat. This year the kids will scream "Fear the Beak!" when they come to your door on Halloween!
JSU Rugby is Back!
Pull out your striped tube socks and dust off your cleats: JSU Rugby is back! Every match is free and open to the public.
JSU Working to Conserve Water Due to Drought
As Calhoun County remains under exceptional drought conditions, Jacksonville State is honoring the City of Jacksonville’s water conservation guidelines regarding water usage.
Spanish Film Club to Present Fourth Annual Film Festival
Celebrate cinema at JSU’s fourth annual Spanish and Latin American Film Festival, presented by the Spanish Film Club and Department of History and Foreign Languages on Mondays from Oct. 24 to Nov. 28, 5 p.m., in Wallace Hall’s Lela Sarrell Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.
Celebrating and Supporting Our Veterans
JSU and the City of Jacksonville are partnering again to present their second annual joint Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 10, 10 a.m., at Pete Mathews Coliseum. Following the ceremony, the university will host a ribbon cutting for its new Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success at Daugette Hall.