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Extreme Mustang Makeover champion Taylor McIntosh offers clinics for Judson Equine Science program

During the spring 2017 semester, the Judson College Equine Science program enjoyed a new partnership with clinician and trainer Taylor McIntosh. “To have such a well-known and talented clinician as a resource for our program is invaluable, said Dr. Pamela Mitcham, Equine Science Department Head.  “Taylor’s teaching style really engages our students, and they have […]

Judson Singers and FAITH Ensemble to present Spring Choral Concert 4/13

Judson Singers and FAITH Ensemble will present a spring choral concert Thursday, April 13 at 7:00p.m. in Alumnae Auditorium. Under the direction of Dr. Camilla Horne, Assistant Professor of Music, the concert will feature choral repertoire by George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, T. Ludovico da Vittoria, Henry Purcell, Ola Gjeilo, John Rutter, and Terre […]

“She speaks to all of us”: Sandra Cisneros visits Judson

Sandra Cisneros, award-winning author of The House on Mango Street, gave her first reading and book signing in Alabama on March 30 at Judson College. “We were elated to have her,” said Dr. Billie Jean Young, Associate Professor of Fine and Performing Arts at Judson. Young and Cisneros met through the MacArthur Fellows program and […]

Judson music students perform in Honors Recital

The Judson College Department of Music held its first annual Honors Recital auditions on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  The auditions, which were judged by a panel of non-music department faculty members, were open to all music majors and minors.  Of the eleven music students who competed, the following were declared winners:  Seng Hkawn, Yaw Nam, […]

Award-winning author Sandra Cisneros to speak at Judson College

Sandra Cisneros, award-winning poet, short story writer, novelist, and essayist, will visit Judson College March 30, 2017. She will give a presentation followed by a Q&A session at 7:00pm in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala. A reception and book signing will follow in Archibald Hall. Cisneros’s work explores working-class Latino […]

Holocaust survivor to speak at Judson March 21

Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan will give a lecture on her memoir Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story March 21 at 11:00 a.m. in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala. After the lecture, there will be a book signing from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Gladys H. Dunkin Parlors […]

Tuscaloosa exhibit features Judson art students

An exhibit featuring the work of eight Judson College art students is on display at the Tuscaloosa County Juvenile Court until March 15. The exhibition, I’m Feeling Lucky, includes work in watercolor, charcoal, printmaking, photography, painting, and digital art. Jamie Adams, head of the Judson College Art Department, explains that the title for the show […]

Judson freshman advances to regional vocal competition

Judson freshman Macey Carter placed third at Alabama’s annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (ALANATS) competition in February, earning a place in the Southeastern Regional NATS (SERNATS) competition in Atlanta in March. The ALANATS competition, held February 17-18 at Birmingham-Southern College, featured 320 high school and collegiate-level singers under the tutelage of current NATS registered […]

“Simply Southern” films segment at Judson Equine Center

The statewide network television show “Simply Southern” visited the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala. last week to film an episode segment at the Piper Equine Center. The segment’s focus is the Judson College Equine Science program, as well as its Intercollegiate Horse Show Association riding teams. The “Simply Southern” crew interviewed several Judson administrators, […]

Judson hosts 6th annual African-American Read-In

Judson College held its 6th annual African-American Read-In on February 2 in Ramsay-McCrummen Chapel. The event was hosted by the Departments of English and Music and featured readings and musical performances by Judson students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Participants shared the voices of African-American writers, artists, visionaries, and trailblazers, reading texts from such scholars as […]