Cullman’s Mattilen Nelson named 2024-2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassador

(Jacksonville State)

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. –  Mattilen Nelson of Cullman has been named a 2024-2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassador.

Jax State Nursing Ambassadors are a select group of upper division nursing students chosen for their commitment to service, leadership, and dedication to the program. These students serve as official representatives of the School of Nursing at University functions, School of Nursing events and assist in recruitment activities.

Congratulations to all the 2024 – 2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassadors:

  • Mimi Roland
  • Alyssa Gardner
  • Chandler Postell
  • Emily Lott
  • Ashanti McNeal
  • Jayme Johnson
  • Jenna Hardin
  • Kaitlyn Hamm
  • Mattilen Nelson
  • Kiran Norton
  • Sierra Fox
  • Kaylee Spurlin

The Jax State School of Nursing provides a learning-centered community that facilitates evidence-based teaching and learning within professional undergraduate and graduate programs to develop culturally competent and ethical nurses prepared to engage within the global health care environment.

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, Jax State offers more than 150 courses of study, including over 40 online programs, at the undergraduate and graduate level. To learn more, visit or call 1-800-231-JAX1