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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students Elect 2017-18 SGA Leaders
The students have spoken and the 2017-18 SGA leaders have been elected.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Campus Safety Week and Student Appreciation Day
Before students head out of town for spring break, the JSU Police Department and Student Government Association will host Campus Safety Week on March 13-16 to educate the campus on personal safety.
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.
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.
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.
Area Under Tornado Watch
The National Weather Service has placed Calhoun County under a Tornado Watch until 6 pm.
SGA Announces Spring General Election
The Student Government Association will hold JSU’s annual Spring General Election on Thursday, March 9. Students will be able to vote online from 12 a.m. to 4 p.m.
AFLAC Representative Visiting Campus
An AFLAC representative will be on campus during the month of March to meet with employees who are interested in learning more about the available optional “employee paid” benefits it offers, such as short-term disability, accident and critical care plans.
JSU Marketing Services Wins Six National Awards
The staff of JSU Marketing Services has received six national awards for campaigns and projects promoting the university.
JSU Recognized as Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars
The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has named Jacksonville State University a top producing institution of Fulbright Scholars.
SAA Student Etiquette Dinner Slated for March 7
The JSU Student Alumni Association (SAA) will present the Student Etiquette Dinner on Tuesday, March 7, at 6 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library. Let the SAA help prepare you for life after college with a three course meal, which includes tips on how to make a great impression during a business dinner or interview.
Faculty Spotlight: Taleah Collum
Dr. Taleah Collum, assistant professor of accounting, works to engage students in the classroom with real-world examples and cutting edge tech.
Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist to Deliver Ayers Lecture
Pulitzer Prize winning conservative columnist Kathleen Parker, opinion writer and commentator for the Washington Post, will be the guest speaker at this year’s annual Ayers Lecture on Thursday, March 2, at 1:30 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library. Admission is free and open to the public.
Jacksonville State University Launches Transfer Pathway Program
Jacksonville State University is excited to announce the launch of the Transfer Pathway Program, a new initiative that will benefit all community college students in the state of Alabama, the surrounding region, and other states.
Faculty Spotlight: Nathan Wight
Nathan Wight, Director of Operatic Activities at Jacksonville State University, grew up on a ranch in Kermit, Texas and came to Jacksonville State University in the fall of 2003.
JSU Presidents: From 1883 to Today
While America celebrates President’s Day, let’s take a look back through 134 years of JSU history and recognize the 12 men who have served as president of Jacksonville State.
MFA Students Team Up with JHS
The JSU Department of Art is pleased to announce its outreach program with Jacksonville High School.
Marching Ballerinas Kick Off Audition Season on March 3
Each spring, dozens of young ladies try out for the South's most beloved college dance line, the JSU Marching Ballerinas. Audition season kicks off for the Ballerinas on March 3 with an interest meeting at 7 p.m. in Mason Hall Performance Center. Potential and returning Ballerinas are encouraged to attend.
JSU Clubs Present “The Vagina Monologues” to Support 2nd Chance, Inc.
To raise awareness about domestic violence and shine the spotlight on the lives of girls and women, a production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” will be presented at JSU on Feb. 23-24, 7 p.m., in JSU’s Ernest Stone Center Studio Theatre, Room 338.
JSU Celebrates Successful MLK Community Service Week
During January 17-27, the American Democracy Project at JSU hosted the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Week. This event is sponsored by many schools nationwide as a way to honor King and his mission of unity, equality, and service to one another.
Arbor Day Ceremony on Feb. 16
JSU will celebreate Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony on Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m., on the east lawn of Meehan Hall.
Student Government Spring General Election Applications Available
Those planning to run for Executive Office and Senate are encouraged to attend an interest meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, 4:30 p.m., in the Theron Montgomery Building auditorium. Applications are due in the Dean of Students Office on Feb. 16 by 4:30 p.m.
Faculty Spotlight: Keitha Segrest
Keitha Segrest, instructor and practicum supervisor for the School of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction, joined the JSU School of Education in August 2016, but her initial connection to the university goes back 30 years to 1987.
Online Programs Ranked Among Nation's Best
US News and World Report has named two of JSU’s online degree programs among the nation’s best.
Grad Students Teaching Tennis Classes and Clinics
Looking for a healthy hobby? The Jacksonville Tennis Organization is offering three class options to get you off the couch and on the court, taught by JSU graduate assistants Guillermo Aylon and Lalo Ugalde - who help coach the JSU Tennis Team.
JSU Music Hosts New Recorder Festival
On Saturday, Feb. 11, the David L. Walters Department of Music will host a Recorder Festival for children and adults, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., in Mason Hall Performance Center.
Wellness Wednesday: Laughter is the Best Medicine
At this month's Wellness Wednesday on Feb. 8, learn mood boosters and stress stoppers to improve your health.
Phi Kappa Phi Offers Study Abroad Grants
Interested in studying abroad? The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi offers Study Abroad Grants designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. The Society offers 50 awards at $1,000.00 each.
Share Your JSU Love Stories in Our Second Annual Contest
Jacksonville State University has long been known as the Friendliest Campus in the South, but could it also be the most loving? We explored that notion last year through our first #JSULoves contest on social media. The response was so great from our alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends that we're back for more of your JSU love stories in 2017!