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Live Theater Returning to JSU Stage

After a nearly two-year hiatus brought on by the pandemic, JSU’s Department of Theatre and Film will raise the curtain this week on a full season of live theater.

Writing Center Coaches Students on How to Improve Their Own Writing

Led by English department faculty, the JSU Writing Center can assist students in any step of the writing process.
JSU Ranked Among Best Colleges in the South

US News & World Report has named JSU one of the top universities in the South among its peers.
Sophomore Honor Society Named Top Chapter in the Nation

JSU’s Beta Pi chapter of Lambda Sigma has been named the Most Outstanding Chapter in the US out of 39 universities.
University Posts Highest Enrollment in History

JSU admitted its largest freshman class and posted its highest overall enrollment numbers in Fall 2021.
Pulitzer Prize Winner Rick Bragg to Launch New Book on Campus

The acclaimed author will read from his new book about his dog, Speck, on campus on Sept. 21.
Gamecock Fans Invited to KICK COVID at First Home Game on Sept. 18

Participants will receive a $75 bookstore gift card at the vaccine clinic scheduled during the first home game of the football season.
University Mourns Passing of Five-Decade Faculty Member

Dr. Louise Clark - who worked on campus for more than 50 years - has passed away following a short battle with cancer.
Lecture Series on American Democracy Returns to Campus

The series invites scholars, professionals and civic leaders to share ideas about liberty, equality and other concepts important in the founding and continuation of American government.
University to Host Remembrance Marking 20th Anniversary of 9/11

A panel of university and local individuals to share unique perspectives from historic day.
Honors Program Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Among the hundreds of incoming freshmen settling into campus this fall are eight exceptional new students awarded the university’s most prestigious scholarship
Labor Day Holiday Hours

JSU will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021. Check out this list of holiday hours to plan your holiday weekend.
Students Offered Wellness and Safety Training as Tools to Cope with Pandemic

Partnering with EVERFI, the university is offering alcohol awareness and mental wellness training to students.
JSU Extends Test-Optional Admissions Policy

Since 2020, undergraduate and graduate students have been admitted based on GPA, not standardized test scores.
Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Louise Clark

Colleagues within the College of Business and Industry are working to establish a scholarship and dedicate a space within Merrill Hall in her memory.