Sept. 28 Tenure and Promotion Discussion

September 20th, 2017 by Kenya Hudson

Thursday, September 28, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Theater, 2nd Floor of the JSU Student Center


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Sept. 21: Writers Anonymous

September 18th, 2017 by Kenya Hudson

Flyer, Information replicated in text.Thursday, September 21, 2017
2:30 – 3:30 PM
JSU INNOVATE (Common Area), 1st Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library


Join us for this faculty writing support group!  It will feature peer accountability, talks about academic writing and publication and collegial discussion.

Sept. 14: Undergraduate Reseach Lessons Workshop

September 11th, 2017 by Kenya Hudson

Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Research Satellite Office, 4th Floor of the H.T. Sampson Library

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Aug. 16: Adjunct Faculty Orientation

August 14th, 2017 by Kenya Hudson

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Senate Chamber (Room 3250), 3rd Floor of the JSU Student Center

Faculty will have the opportunity to talk with representatives of units that support faculty instruction and units to which faculty can refer students for assistance.  Dr. Thomas Calhoun, Associate Provost, will discuss academic policies and the university’s expectations of faculty.

Confirmed Academic Fair Participants:
  • Academic Information Technology  [E-Mail, JSU PAWS, Wireless Internet Access]
  • Alice Varnado Harden Center for Service and Community Engaged Learning
  • Cyberlearning  [iPad Initiative, JSU CREATE and JSU INNOVATE]
  • Latasha Norman Center for Counseling
  • Margaret Walker Alexander National Research Center
  • Richard Wright Center for Writing, Rhetoric and Research


For more information please contact us at (601) 979-0691 or (601) 979-6949 or at

Recognizing the synergistic potential for research collaborations between urban & regional planning and public health, Dr. Joan Wesley and Dr. Sophia Leggett developed collaborative research-based assignments for graduate students in their respective departments. Dr. Joan Wesley, the 2016 JSU Teacher of the Year, outlines the elements of these multi-year and multi-course collaborations including the learning and research outcomes for faculty and students. (Recorded on January 24, 2017)


Prof. Vershun McClain walks participants through designing, implementing and revising online courses. Based on her thoughtful and innovative teaching, Dr. McClain was chosen by her dean to represent the College of Business in the Teaching Tuesdays Faculty Spotlight.

In a world where everyone is a photographer and images are quickly made and quickly forgotten, how do we help students cultivate their observation skills, discernment and appreciation for craft? Prof. Mark Geil discusses two assignments he uses that were inspired by William Eggleston's concept of photographing democratically. This is the inaugural talk for the Teaching Tuesdays Faculty Spotlight Series. (Recorded September 20, 2016).