Blackmon named to Jax State dean’s list

Published 7:00 am Monday, May 20, 2024

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Joseph Jackson Blackmon of Greenville has been named to the Jacksonville State University dean’s list for his outstanding academic performance over the spring 2024 semester. Appointment to the list requires that students earn a 3.5-3.99 GPA (grade point average) while completing at least 12 credit hours of courses.

Blackmon is majoring in criminal justice. He is a 2019 graduate of Fort Dale Academy, where he played baseball for the Eagles.

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, call 1-800-231-JAX1 or e-mail

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