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JSU Drama to Raise the Virtual Curtain on “The Laramie Project”

The production has been pre-recorded and will be streamed on Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

Respiratory Therapy Receives Proclamation From Governor

It's National Respiratory Care Week on Oct. 26-30.
Campus Mourns the Loss of First African American Student

Barbara Curry-Story, the first African American student to attend JSU, died on Oct. 20.
JSU Grieves Biology Professor Who Always Put Others First

Dr. Benjie Blair, who served as a biology professor for his alma mater 21 years, died this week from cancer.
Remembering JSU Trailblazer Claudia McDade

Dr. Claudia McDade, Director Emerita of JSU Learning Services, served JSU for 35 years as a student advocate and psychology professor.
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.