JAMfest: Call for Vendors
JSU is launching a new tradition, the Jacksonville Arts and Music Festival or JAMFEST, to showcase campus and local art and culture. Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 20.
Women of JSU: Past, Present and Future
March is Women’s History Month and Jacksonville State University plans to honor the women of JSU with a series of events throughout the month.
JSU Nursing to Host 3rd Annual Cocky Run/Walk
The JSU Department of Nursing will host its 3rd annual Cocky Nursing Run/Walk for Your Life 5k and 1-mile Fun Run on April 8. Join Cocky, Cinderella, Beauty and the Minions for this fun, family-friendly event supporting nursing education.
Go Against the Grain at Wellness Wednesday
Come dine on a healthy, gluten-free lunch while learning everything you need to know about the gluten-free diet at this month's Wellness Wednesday presented by the Department of Kinesiology.
PRSA State President Visits JSU
Missy Burchart, president of the Alabama chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, visited JSU on March 1 to share her expertise with PR students and local PR professionals.
Famed Spanish Piano Duo to Perform on Campus
Spanish born duo-pianists Elena Martin and Jose Meliton will perform at the annual Foothills Piano Festival at JSU on March 11, 7:30 p.m., at Mason Hall Performance Center. Admission is free and open to the public.
JSU Center for Autism Studies Hosts Parent Conference on March 28
The Jacksonville State University Center for Autism Studies will be hosting a parent mini-conference on Tuesday, March 28, 5–7 p.m., on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
JSU Instructor to Support a US Senate Committee
Dr. Natalie Fussell, an adjunct instructor in the Department of Emergency Management, has been selected as a detailee to the US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Majority staff).
JSU Planetarium to Explore Exoplanets
The JSU Planetarium will present “Exoplanets: Worlds of Wonder,” on March 11, 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., on the third floor of Martin Hall.
Study Abroad in Costa Rica in 2018
Looking for adventure? Travel to Costa Rica with your fellow Gamecocks in May 2018! Biology Professor Benjie Blair will lead JSU students on a nine-day study abroad trip May 17-25, 2018.
Tuesday Talks Slated for March 14
On Tuesday, March 14, JSU’s Academic Advisement will host their monthly Tuesday Talks, which will begin at 5:00 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Troncale
Possessing a true love for educating young minds, Jennifer Troncale was initially apprehensive about leaving the elementary classroom. When she came to JSU as an adjunct university supervisor, she observed practicum students teaching lessons and quickly realized that “by mentoring and coaching pre-service teachers,” she could “directly impact student learning.”
Waffle House Leadership Delivers “Building a Career After College” Talk on March 13
Please join Career Services on March 13 as the senior leadership at Waffle House tell their stories and explain how you could make your own career under the “Yellow Sign.” This event will begin at 2 p.m. and take place in room 105 of Merrill Hall.
Students Elect 2017-18 SGA Leaders
The students have spoken and the 2017-18 SGA leaders have been elected.
Tickets Available for "Echosmith" Concert on March 30
Chart-topping American indie pop band Echosmith will perform for all the “Cool Kids” at JSU on March 30 at 7 p.m. in Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Determining the Validity of an E-mail
Neil Johnson, JSU Network Applications Engineer, offers tips on determining whether an e-mail is a phishing scam.
JSU Hosts 36th Annual Social Work Conference on March 17
Jacksonville State University will host its 36th annual Social Work Conference in the Houston Cole Library on Friday, March 17, 2017.
A Cappella Choir and Calhoun County Civic Chorale Present Spring Concert on April 2
On Sunday, April 2, 2017, the Jacksonville State University A Cappella Choir and the Calhoun County Civic Chorale will join forces to present their spring concert at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Anniston.
Planetarium Show: Stars of the Pharaohs
Travel to ancient Egypt at this month’s planetarium show, “Stars of the Pharaohs,” on April 8, 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., at the JSU Planetarium located on the third floor of Martin Hall.
Chamber Singers Spring Concert Slated for April 6 & 9
On Sunday, April 9th, the Jacksonville State University Chamber Singers will be presenting their spring concert at 3 p.m at the Church of the Ascension in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. The Chamber Singers will also be performing this concert locally on Thursday, April 6th, at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville.
CED Helps Eighth Graders Plan for Future
Staff and interns from the JSU Center for Economic Development helped local 8th graders prepare for their future at the 2017 Worlds of Work expo held March 7-9 at the Oxford Civic Center.
Women of JSU Panel Discussion
JSU’s celebration of Women’s History Month, “Women of JSU: Past, President and Future,” continues on March 28 with a panel discussion featuring prominent JSU women at 2 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Students Lead "Operation Beautiful" Campaign
The JSU Peer Educators and several other student organizations are participating in Operation Beautiful, a campaign to post anonymous notes of encouragement in public places to promote positive body images and combat negative self-talk.
Fraternities and Sororities Recognized for Excellence
The JSU Dean of Students Office hosted the annual Greek Awards Program on March 12, recognizing outstanding chapters for excellence in academics, university/community relations, membership intake/new member programming, chapter management, financial management, and campus involvement.
Honors Program Collects Donations for 2nd Chance Throughout April
The JSU Honors Program students are currently hosting “Drive out Sexual Assault,” a collection drive for toiletries and other miscellaneous items to benefit 2nd Chance, Inc., a local center in Anniston for victims of sexual assault.
Annual Jazz Festival Breaks it Down on March 31
The 6th Annual JSU Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, March 31, and will feature eight High School Bands, all 10 JSU Jazz groups, and Grammy-Award Winning Trumpeter Ashlin Parker. Parker will be performing with the Downbeat Award-Winning JSU Jazz Ensemble I at the noon concert.
Governor Appoints Rusty Fuller to Board of Trustees
The Alabama Senate has confirmed Gov. Robert Bentley’s appointment of Rusty Fuller to the Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees, effective immediately. He will represent Congressional District 6, filling a seat left vacant following the death of longtime trustee Jim Bennett in August.
JSU CORE Seeking Pilot Program Participants
JSU's Collaborative Regional Education (CORE) program and 2gno.me have partnered to bring a first-of-its-kind professional development platform to K-12 superintendents, principals and assistant principals nationwide.