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Mason Hall Re-Dedicated

After more than two years, the David L. Walters Department of Music is back under one roof.

University Mourns Passing of Retired Department Head

The JSU family is mourning the loss of Department Head Emeritus Terry Marbut, who passed away on Tuesday following a long illness.
81-Year-Old Stephenson Hall Gets Renovated and Repurposed

The building now houses activities for JSU Athletics and the Department of Kinesiology.
JSU Food Pantry Renamed and Expanded

Now known as The Gamecock Market, it's dedicated to ensuring the campus community has its basic needs met.
Political Science Launches Lecture Series on American Democracy

The first installment in the lecture series will take place on Oct. 8, 7-8:30 p.m., virtually on Microsoft Teams.
Social Work Helps Local Kids Through Project Backpack

While completely their field work, social work seniors are passing out backpacks to children in need.
The Shows Must Go On: JSU Creatives Find Innovative Ways to Continue to Inspire

JSU art, music, drama and literature programs adjust to COVID-19.
Fight On, Fight On for Ole Jax State: HCL's Historical Collections Highlight JSU's Resiliency During Its First Pandemic

In the uncertainty of the COVID-19 world, those with a pragmatic perspective look for precedent – has anything like this ever happened before and, if so, how did we deal with it? How can the past inform our current situation? The Houston Cole Library’s historical collections offer insight into that most important of questions for an institution of higher education: what did we learn?
JSU Enrollment Climbs Despite Global Pandemic

University posts highest numbers since 2011.
Drew Linn Appointed to Board of Trustees

He will represent the 7th Congressional District, filling a seat left vacant by Thomas Dedrick, Sr.
Doctoral Student Develops K-12 Suicide Prevention Program

DNP student Wendy Holloway is creating a training program for Dekalb County teachers.
Recent MFA Graduate Wins National ADDY for Thesis Project

Stefanie Cobb is the first JSU student to win a National ADDY. The recent graduate was awarded a Silver ADDY for her MFA thesis project, “Ex Libris: Reimagining the Literary Experience Through Artifactual Storytelling and Ray Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’.”
English Department to Offer Microcredentials in College Teaching

Get certified in teaching college literature and/or writing.
JSU Center Helps Lead Area Economic Recovery Efforts

Jennifer Green in the Center for Economic Development and Business Research helping county lead new Rural Recovery Accelerator.
Students Lead Home-Based Pulmonary Rehab Program

An interdisciplinary project in the School of Health Professions and Wellness delivers lung exercises via telehealth for the community.