Area students earn degrees from Jacksonville State

(Jacksonville State University)

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – More than 400 students were awarded degrees as part of Jacksonville State University’s Summer 2023 commencement on Aug. 4. 

Area students included: 

  • Ashley Barnett of Cullman  
  • Sydney Beason of Arab  
  • Greta Bishop of Baileyton  
  • Amber Greer of Falkville  
  • Taylor Parsons of Arab  
  • Taylor Trimble of Cullman  

About Jacksonville State University 

Founded in 1883 as a state teachers college, Jacksonville State University has grown from humble beginnings into the Alabama regional university with the highest percentage of accredited programs. Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU offers more than 150 courses of study, including over 40 online programs, at the undergraduate and graduate level. To learn more, visit, call 1-800-231-JAX1 or e-mail