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JSU to Dedicate Historic Marker Honoring First Black Student

The university will kick off Black History Month honoring the woman who integrated campus, Barbara Curry-Story.

US News Ranks JSU Online Programs Among Nation's Best

The online grad programs in criminal justice and nursing ranked nationally for academic excellence.
University Selects Dean of the College of Business and Industry

Dr. Brent J. Cunningham has been named the official dean of the college after serving as interim for the past year.
Lily Grace Vernon Crowned Miss JSU 2023

She will now advance to the Miss Alabama pageant, which will take place in Birmingham in late June.
JSU Produced Documentary, "The Sloss Story," to Air on APT

The latest documentary from JSU's Emmy-winning Longleaf Studios will premiere on Alabama Public Television on Jan. 19.
Holiday Hours for Jan. 16

Campus will be closed for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16.
A Third of JSU Undergraduates Make Honors List

More than 30 percent of Jax State undergraduates have been named to the Honors List for their outstanding academic performance over the Fall 2022 semester.
Board Approves Refreshed Logo Concept 

For the first time in nearly 15 years, JSU is updating its visual identity, including a refresh of its logo.
Women's Bowling Added as 18th Gamecock Sport

JSU's Board of Trustees approved women's bowling as the university's 18th varsity sport at its quarterly meeting on Jan. 10.
Winter Break 2022 Hours and Information

JSU will be closed for winter break on Dec. 21-Jan. 2, with offices reopening on Jan. 3.
JSU Establishes First Responder Scholarship Program

Current and prospective students working full-time in law enforcement agencies, fire and other emergency services may be eligible for the new program.
JSU Police Academy Celebrates 50 Years

The program’s founders gathered on campus to celebrate a half century of pursuing excellence in law enforcement.
University Expands Partnerships with Area Chambers

JSU has more than tripled its chamber partnerships in 2022.
JSU’s Supplemental Instruction Program Gains Accreditation

JSU’s Supplemental Instruction (SI) program recently became the first in Alabama to earn accreditation.
JSU English Students Edit Teen Literary Project

Students interested in publishing careers gain hands-on experience helping manage the International publication.