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Students present research at Critical Thinking Day

Judson students taking courses designated as Critical Thinking (CT) courses presented research projects during this semester’s Critical Thinking Day November 30. Sponsored by the College’s Quality Enhancement Plan, CT Day included four breakout sessions covering twelve CT courses in a variety of academic disciplines. Students in BIO 312 gave short presentations covering the topic of […]

Judson Distance Learning program ranked among nation’s best

Affordable Colleges Online (AC Online) recently ranked Judson College #3 among its Best Online Colleges in the U.S. for its distance learning program. Using the most recent data (2017) from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), AC Online’s rankings recognized accredited, non-profit colleges and universities in the U.S. based […]

Dr. Jessica Spafford to perform at JMU Contemporary Music Festival Oct. 22-23

Dr. Jessica Spafford, Judson College’s newest Assistant Professor of Music, will perform as a guest artist at James Madison University’s 38th annual Contemporary Music Festival Oct. 22-23 in Harrisonburg, Va. The festival will feature works by composers Libby Larsen and Joseph Klein. Spafford earned her Master of Music degree from Duquesne University, followed by a […]

New faculty and staff complete orientation at Judson

Judson College welcomed new faculty and staff earlier this month during orientation sessions. Orientation participants discussed the Mission and Core Values of the College and learned more about the College’s history, traditions, and strong legacy. Sessions on institutional culture and processes were led by staff members from each of the College’s divisions, from Faith-Based Service […]

Judson Social Work program receives reaffirmation of accreditation

The Judson College Social Work program has received a reaffirmation of its accreditation for its Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) until 2026. CSWE grants new social work programs an initial accreditation period of four years; subsequent reaccreditation periods are eight years in length.  The Judson program […]

Judson holds 180th Commencement

Judson College held its 180th commencement on June 23, 2018. Families and friends of graduates gathered in historic Alumnae Auditorium for the conferring of Associate Degrees in Nursing and Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work degrees. The commencement speaker was Dr. David Wilson, President of Morgan State University in Baltimore, […]

Judson College announces June 23 commencement speaker Dr. David Wilson

MARION, Ala. – David Wilson, Ed.D., president of Morgan State University, will give the commencement address at Judson College on June 23. The commencement exercises will begin at 11:00 a.m. in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson campus in Marion. Born into a sharecropping family in nearby Marengo County, Wilson did not attend school full-time until […]

Nicole Smith ’19 named ACHA Horseman of the Month

Judson College junior Nicole Smith of Lowndesboro, Ala., has been named the American Collegiate Horsemen’s Association (ACHA) Horseman of the Month for June. ACHA is a national organization supporting local chapters at colleges and universities across the country. The Judson College ACHA chapter was organized last year, and Smith serves as its president. In this […]

Judson campus affected by flash flooding 5/30

The Judson College campus was closed May 30 due to power outages and flash flooding from the weather system that moved through the area Wednesday morning. Flash flooding affected several areas of campus, including Jewett Hall, the Piper Equine Center, and the Charles F. Dunkin Athletic Park. No injuries were reported, and the College’s maintenance […]