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724 Degrees Conferred in JSU’s Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Just six weeks after an EF-3 tornado devastated Jacksonville State University and its surrounding community, 724 JSU students received their degrees in one cumulative commencement ceremony at the Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium on May 4.

Delve Into ‘Suicide Notes: A Novel’ This Summer

Are you looking for a great read now that summer is under way? Get in on the “Suicide Notes” craze that’s sweeping Jacksonville State University’s campus as students, faculty and staff pick up the common reading selection, “Suicide Notes: A Novel,” by Michael Thomas Ford.
JSU Gets National Honor for Green Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that Jacksonville State University is among the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees.
JSU Graduate Sports Management Program Gets National Ranking

Jacksonville State University’s Graduate Sports Management program has been ranked No. 29 by With more than 400 colleges and universities in the nation offering some form of Graduate Sports Management Programs, the ranking places JSU well within the top 7 percent of institutions.
JSU Greek Life Ends Record-Breaking Semester

JSU Fraternities and Sororities ended the Spring 2018 semester with an overall 3.29 GPA. This is the highest the fraternity and sorority average has ever been.
Brewer Hall Renovations Unimpeded By Tornado Damage

Just as renovations to portions of Brewer Hall were under way, the building – like much of campus – was impacted by the EF-3 tornado that hit JSU and the surrounding community on March 19.
GO! Team Gearing Up for 2018-19 Orientation

Gamecock Orientation for the 2018-19 academic year kicks off in June with the theme, “Your Adventure Begins Here.” JSU plans to welcome between 1,200 and 1,300 new students and their family members to the campus in the events.
JSU Presents Annual Faculty Awards

On Tuesday, May 1, JSU held its annual faculty awards program, which seeks to recognize faculty achievements, years of service, and retirements.
JSU to Hold Spring Commencement on May 4 Only Six Weeks After Natural Disaster

In an act of resilience and perhaps even defiance, JSU will hold its spring commencement ceremony on May 4 drawing an end to the bedraggled semester while celebrating the triumph of the Gamecock spirit.
Dr. Wendy Stephens Receives Picture-Book Research Fellowship

JSU Assistant Professor of Library Media Dr. Wendy Stephens has been named Kent State University’s 2018 Kenneth and Sylvia Marantz Fellow for Picture-book Research.
Storm Damage Temporarily Sidelines New Recording Studio

When an EF-3 tornado hit Jacksonville State University on March 19, it left a trail of devastation in its wake. One building suffering major damage was Mason Hall. Fortunately, the main portion of Department of Music’s new recording studio wasn’t impacted.
FEMA Assistance Available for Storm Victims

Individual assistance is available through FEMA for homeowners and renters in Calhoun, Cullman and Etowah Counties.
Country Music Legend Alabama To Present Star-Studded Concert Benefitting JSU Disaster Relief

Multi Grammy Award-winning country band Alabama are going back to their roots for a good cause. For the first time ever and for their only appearance in Alabama this year, the band will be headlining Burgess-Snow Field at Jacksonville State University’s JSU Stadium with their close friends and many special guests for an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime event.
JSU Safety Degree Becomes GSP Qualifying Academic Program

JSU’s Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Management has been approved as a Graduate Safety Practitioner Qualifying Academic Program by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. It’s a designation that enables program graduates the option to apply with BCSP for the GSP designation after graduation.
JSU to Shine Light on Mental Health at Conference

Jacksonville State University's Office of Counseling Services in partnership with Highland Health Systems, NAMI-Alabama, RMC, Gadsden State Community College and the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office will shine a light on the important issue of mental illness at the Out of the Shadows Summit on Friday, May 11 at the Oxford Civic Center.
A Subzero Degree: Student Earns Bachelor's From Antarctica

Student Lori Gravelle earns bachelor's online while working in Antarctica.
International House Honors Student Achievements at Awards Banquet

During the annual International House Awards banquet held on April 13 in the TMB Auditorium, six Gamecocks living in the JSU International House were honored for their contribution to the program, their academic achievements and for living the mission of the house, which is “Know one another, and you will love one another.”
JSU Named Military-Friendly Gold School

Jacksonville State University has been named a 2018-19 Military-Friendly Gold School by Victory Media a veteran-owned business that advocates for civilian opportunities for veterans.
Thank You, Volunteers!

JSU would like to thank all of those who have volunteered to help rebuild our beautiful campus and our beloved city following the March 19 tornado.
JSU Emergency Management Program Gets National Ranking

JSU’s Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management Degree program has been ranked the No. 5 emergency management degree program in the nation by College Choice online ranking magazine.
Several Offices Temporarily Relocated

As JSU continues to recover and get campus back up to full speed, several offices have been moved to temporary locations while repairs are made to their permanent homes.
JSU Strong: Coach Grass Enlists Football Team In Campus Cleanup Efforts

JSU Football Head Coach John Grass counts himself fortunate that his neighborhood was spared when an EF3 tornado wreaked havoc on the city of Jacksonville and the JSU campus on March 19.
JSU Strong: Tornado Doesn’t Silence Marching Southerners’ Signature Sound

Marching Southerners uniform and signature instruments unscathed in March 19 tornado.
JSU Welcomes Jennifer Argo, Title IX Coordinator

Jennifer Argo joined Jacksonville State University on March 1 as the new Title IX Coordinator in the division of Student Affairs.
JSU to Hold Inaugural Tau Sigma Honor Society Induction Ceremony

On Monday, April 16, more than 20 students will become the inaugural group of JSU transfer students to be inducted into Tau Sigma, a nationally recognized honor society for transfer students.
Priority Registration moved to April 9-13

Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 has been rescheduled to April 9-13.
President Beehler Welcomes Students and Employees Back to Campus

This is a very special day in the history of JSU. We are back in operation and poised for a very bright future!
JSU Strong: Scholarship Coordinator Mark du Pont Finds Positives In the Midst of Disaster

While many are still reeling from the devastation left by the March 19 tornado, stories of hope are emerging. One such story comes from JSU Scholarship Coordinator Mark du Pont, who remains positive even when recalling the experience that left him displaced from his home.
Stephenson Hall Reopens

JSU is one step closer to returning to a sense of normalcy with the reopening of Stephenson Hall.
UPD Provides Parking Information as Campus Reopens

As JSU reopens, university police provide parking and driving information.
Updates for Bookstore

Updates for Bookstore
Updates on Campus Dining and Donation Center

Updates on Campus Dining and Donation Center
Student Affairs Update April 3

VP of Student Affairs, Tim King, addresses students.
Cocky Nursing 5k & 1-Mile Fun Run to Carry On

The annual Cocky Nursing 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run tradition will continue this weekend, despite recent devastation to the JSU campus and its surrounding community.
Academic Options for Completing the Spring Semester

Academic Options for Completing the Spring Semester
Student Affairs Update Mar 29

VP of Student Affairs, Tim King, addresses student issues after the March 19 tornadoes.
Important Dates and Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for the remainder of the spring 2018 semester.
Student Affairs Update Mar 28

VP of Student Affairs, Tim King, addresses student issues after the March 19 tornadoes.
Student Affairs Update Mar 27

VP of Student Affairs, Tim King, addresses student concerns following March 19 tornado.
Student Affairs Update Mar 26

VP of Student Affairs, Tim King, addresses student concerns following the Mar 19 tornado.
Fund Raising Designs Must First be Approved

Designs must be approved by JSU's Marketing Services.
Student Affairs Update Mar 24

Update by VP of Student Affairs, Tim King.
Students return from spring break, plunge into relief work

Students return from spring break to assist in relief efforts to clean up after the recent tornadoes.
Student Affairs Update - Mar 23

A daily update on tornado recovery from JSU Student Affairs.
JSU to Finish Spring Semester Despite Tornado Devastation

It's not a matter of "if," but a matter of "how" JSU will complete the spring semester following a natural disaster.
Student Affairs Update - Mar 22

Updates to student FAQs
Student Affairs Addresses Student Concerns Following Tornadoes - Mar 21

A letter from the VP of Student Affairs, Tim King, concerning the recent tornadoes.
Press Conference on Wednesday

President John Beehler will address the press on Wednesday.
Vendors Wanted for JAMfest

Vendors wanted for second annual JAMfest.
JSU Students Lead Peers at Collegiate Legislature

JSU students dominated at the annual YMCA Collegiate Legislature on March 1-3 in Montgomery, winning the Speaker’s Cup as the most outstanding delegation.

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