Tag: COVID-19

JSU’s COVID-19 task force chief discusses pandemic planning, contact tracing

Scott Young, Editor in Chief

Since the inception of the pandemic, Dr. Jeff Ryan, a JSU professor of emergency management, has led JSU’s COVID-19 task force, a group tasked with pandemic planning and contact tracing on campus.

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President Killingsworth on navigating JSU through a pandemic

Ashleigh Crouch, Correspondent

On Oct. 22, 2019, the Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees voted to terminate the employment of then-President John Beehler, immediately naming Don Killingsworth, a JSU government relations officer, as acting president.

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Active JSU COVID cases drop to 75; Killingsworth says lack of caution caused initial spike

Miranda Prescott, News Editor

Jacksonville State University is monitoring 75 active cases of COVID-19, according to the university’s dashboard, a decrease of 101 cases since last Thursday. This is a percentage decrease of 65.75 percent.

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JSU lifts pause on in-person student organization events with new restrictions

Thomas Ashworth, Correspondent and Scott Young, Editor in Chief

The university announced on Wednesday that it will lift the pause on in-person student organization events effective Thursday, Sept. 10, but with new restrictions and directives.

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JSU finalizes 2020 football schedule, FIU matchup set for Oct. 23

Thomas Ashworth, Correspondent

The Jacksonville State University football team has officially set its entire 2020 football schedule after finalizing a date to play against the Florida International Panthers.

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