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JSU Opens State-of-the-Art Finance Lab

The School of Business and Industry has officially opened the newly renovated Finance Trade Lab, allowing students to have a hands-on approach to the world market like never before.

Welcome Week 2017

The Dean of Students Office has put together an exciting lineup of activities and special events to welcome students back to campus in style!
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Teresa Reed

Dr. Teresa Reed has a unique ability to make the reading selections in her English courses relate to real life.
Phantom to Take Center Stage at OPAC on June 9-18

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece, “The Phantom of the Opera,” will be presented by the Jacksonville Opera Theatre at the Oxford Performing Arts Center on June 9-18.
Veteran Services Office Temporarily Relocated

The Office of Veteran Services has moved temporarily to Bibb Graves Hall, Room 102, due to current renovations to its home in Daugette Hall.
Spirit on Mountain Street and Riley Green Concert Set for August 24

JSU will present the 12th annual Spirit on Mountain Street festival and a Riley Green concert on August 24 as part of Welcome Week.
Child Study Center Still Enrolling for 2017-18

The JSU Harper Child Study Center is currently accepting applications for three-and four-year-olds for the 2017-18 year. This is a half-day preschool program.
Candidates for Dean of Arts and Humanities to Visit Campus

Candidates for Dean of the JSU School of Arts and Humanities are visiting campus in August.
Kinesiology Professor Receives Prestigious National Award

Jacksonville State University’s Dr. Jeff Chandler received a 2017 career award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) award.
English Professor Closes Chapter on 44-Year Career

Stacks of boxes filled with decades of research, lecture notes and well-loved copies of literary favorites line the wall. Commencement invitations from previous students sit displayed among photos of days gone by. It is an office between occupants that barely begins to tell the impact of its owner. After 44 years of teaching, Jacksonville State University English professor Dr. Steven J. Whitton has announced his retirement.
Candidates for Dean of the School of Education to Visit Campus

Two candidates for Dean of the School of Education are visiting campus on Aug. 15-16.
Nursing Students Achieve Top Scores on Licensing Exam

JSU nursing students beat out AU and UA while besting the state and national averages on the NCLEX licensing exam.
JSU Signs Transfer Agreements with Alabama Community Colleges

JSU's new Transfer Pathway Program is partnering with community colleges to support students' pursuit of a four-year degree.
School of Science to Host Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

The JSU School of Science will host an eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21, 12:30-3:30 p.m., on the front lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building.
Board of Trustees Meeting Recap

A rundown on the biggest news coming out of the July 24-25 meeting of the JSU Board of Trustees.
Power Outage at Daugette Hall as Renovation Nears Completion

There will be a power outage at Daugette Hall on July 28-29 for electrical work at the historic building currently under renovation.
JSU Announces Two New Degree Programs

Jacksonville State University is pleased to announce the addition of two new degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigation and Master of Science in Nursing. The programs were recently approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education.
The Curious Incident at JSU

Still on the hunt for a great read as summer is drawing to a close? Join the “curious incident” sweeping JSU’s campus as students, faculty and staff dig into the common reading selection, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” by Mark Haddon.
Gamecock Football to Open Season on ESPN

The Gamecocks' opener against rival Chattanooga will be played in the renovated Cramton Bowl in Montgomery on Aug. 26 and will be televised on ESPN as the network's inaugural Montgomery Kickoff Classic.
JSU to Recognize ADA Day

On July 26 each year, the Americans with Disabilities Act is celebrated throughout the country as ADA Day. However, 365 days of the year, Jacksonville State University works to provide students with disabilities the support they need to pave the road to success.
Board of Trustees to Meet July 24-25

The JSU Board of Trustees will be on campus July 24-25 for its summer meeting.
Gamecocks Give Back(packs)

JSU students are hosting a school supply drive to make going back to school less stressful for area children in need.
Student Bus Tickets for Kickoff Football Game On Sale July 10-Aug. 1

The JSU SGA will be providing bus transportation for students to the JSU vs. Chattanooga kickoff game on August 26. Students interested in riding a bus to Montgomery can purchase a $40 bus ticket in the Dean of Students' Office.
Road Closure on July 10

Trustee Circle will be closed in front of Sparkman Hall on Monday morning, July 10.
Phone Service Interruptions Scheduled On July 14

Some phone service will be interrupted Friday morning, July 14, at 7 a.m., due to a security software upgrade. This will be of short duration and is necessary to keep our system current.
JSU Hosts First STEAM Camp

Beginning in middle school, there is a significant drop-off of student interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) topics, particularly from girls. In a collaborative effort to combat this drop in interest, this summer, Jacksonville State University and the Anniston Community Education Foundation teamed up to host a pilot camp program.
President Beehler Receives National HR Award

President John M. Beehler has been awarded the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources 2017 Chief Executive HR Champion Award.
JSU and ACCS Announce New Agreement to Benefit Nursing Instructors

The Jacksonville State University Department of Nursing is happy to announce a new agreement with the Alabama Community College System to provide JSU’s Post-Graduate Nurse Educator Certificate Program to ACCS nurse educators across the state.
Cyber Security Workshop Gains National Attention

Over June 22-23, Jacksonville State University hosted the Industrial Control Systems Security Faculty Development Workshop, which attracted cyber security faculty members from nine states across the nation.
JSU Forensics Team Uncovers Emmy

The JSU Center for Applied Forensics played a key role in helping Vinnie Politan and WXIA Atlanta 11Alive News win a regional Emmy for their four-week coverage of the Justin Ross Harris trial.
Comm Professor Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Aviation Reporting

Recently retired JSU assistant professor Jerome Greer Chandler was one of three recipients of a lifetime achievement award at Aerospace Media Awards 2017 in Paris on June 18.
Spaces Still Available at GenCyber Camp

Spaces are still available at JSU's second annual GenCyber Camp to be held July 10-14 in Ayers Hall. The week-long camp will provide cyber security training for 25 high school and middle school teachers in the fields of math, computer science, technology and social studies.
Beatles Tribute Band to Rock Campus on June 23

The Beatlads have traveled “Across the Universe,” from the “Octopus’s Garden” and “Penny Lane,” to “Come Together” at JSU on Friday, June 23, for their fourth annual summer concert on campus presented by the Offices of Counseling and Disability Support Services.
Behind the Wheale: JSU Graduate Takes on Law and Hollywood

At first glance, the office of Laura Lundy-Wheale (’10) might seem like that of any other Atlanta lawyer. Her husband Patrick, also an attorney, holds the office adjacent to hers, and George, their beagle, has the difficult task of greeting clients. Yet, Wheale lives somewhat of a double life. When she’s not working on a case for a client, she can be found on film sets with some of Hollywood’s biggest names pursuing her other passion – acting.
Fourth Annual Bluegrass on the Rim Returns to Canyon Center

JSU’s Little River Canyon Center is pleased to announce its fourth annual "Bluegrass on the Rim” music festival on Saturday, June 10, 5-10 p.m., at the Canyon Center in Fort Payne.
Incoming Transfer Students Invited to Orientation

JSU’s new Transfer Pathways program invites incoming transfer students to a special orientation designed just for them on July 12, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Houston Cole Library, Rooms 1103 A-B.
Unmask the Magic of “The Phantom of the Opera” June 9-18

He’s here…the Phantom of the Opera, that is! The Jacksonville Opera Theatre (JOT) proudly presents “The Phantom of the Opera” June 9-18, at the Oxford Performing Arts Center.
JSU Announces Spring Honor's List

More than 1,600 students were named to the President's and Dean’s Lists during the Spring 2017 semester for their outstanding academic performance at Jacksonville State. 
Alabama Secretary of State Tours Applied Forensics

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill visited the JSU Center for Applied Forensics on June 24 to learn about its many contributions to the community.
Library Changes Access to Online Resources

The Houston Cole Library has changed the way students, faculty and staff access its resources from off campus, now granting access through the same credentials used for MyJSU.
Cocky’s Best Friend Leaves the Roost

While JSU mascot Cocky loves all his fellow Gamecocks, one special student near and dear to his heart is saying goodbye this semester.
A Graduation Day 30 Years in the Making

Graduation is a day most college students anticipate for four years, but for Jana Monday, it was a 30-year wait.
Campus to Close for Memorial Day on May 29

The campus will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observation of Memorial Day.
JSU Counselor Receives Statewide Award

Len McCauley, a counselor for JSU Counseling Services, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Hal Davidson Award by the Alabama chapter of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association.
Chief Ladiga Trail Summit on Tuesday

Come learn about new developments and improvements on the Chief Ladiga Trail at a trail summit on Tuesday, May 23, at 5 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Houston Cole Library.
Sarah Cusimano Miles Named President of Faculty Senate

Sarah Cusimano Miles, assistant professor of photography, has been named president of the JSU Faculty Senate for the 2017-18 school year.
Summer Camps for Kids

JSU is hosting numerous summer camps for area children this summer.
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.
JSU Presents Annual Faculty Awards

On May 9, JSU held its annual faculty awards program, which seeks to recognize faculty achievements, years of service, and retirements.
JAMfest Lineup Announced

Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, food vendors and family activities at the Jacksonville Arts and Music Festival on May 20.

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