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JC Archives receives gift of 200 letters

Judson College Archives recently received a gift of 200 letters from Elliott and MaryBradley Lee Baynes of Snellville, Georgia. The Bayneses visited campus November 5 to deliver the letters, which cover family happenings and local events in Marion and Perry County. The letters, dating from 1847 to 1898, feature correspondence between members, friends, and acquaintances […]

Judson celebrates Christmas season with annual Tea & Vespers

The Judson College community celebrated Christmas last weekend with Christmas Tea and Vespers Dec.1. The student Social Committee organized and decorated for the College’s annual semi-formal Christmas Tea event in the Gladys Hale Dunkin Parlors in Jewett Hall. Guests enjoyed refreshments, greeting faculty and College administrators, and a Christmas Step Sing. Later that evening, the […]

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 […]

Harold E. Arnold memorial service set for Dec. 5

The Judson Community is deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend and Head of the Department of Psychology, Dr. Harold E. “Hal” Arnold. A memorial service for Dr. Arnold will be held on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala., in Ramsay-McCrummen Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5. A Lake City, […]

Students lead weekly Chapel service Nov. 13

On Tuesday, November 13, the Judson campus community was blessed by the talents, insights, and humble leadership of several students during a student-led Chapel service. Freshmen Carson Beatty of Northport, Kelsey O’Neal of New Hope, and Ryann Troxell of Pelham, along with sophomore and pianist Ti-Ara Turner of Montgomery, led worship during the service. Junior […]

Alabama Baptist messengers adopt resolution honoring David Potts

by Mary Amelia Taylor On November 13, messengers to the Alabama Baptist State Convention’s annual meeting, held this year at First Baptist Church in Trussville, Ala., adopted a resolution in honor of Judson’s late President, Dr. David E. Potts. “RESOLUTION NO. 4 : On Gratitude for the Life of David Potts” expressed the messengers’ appreciation […]

Judson College concludes $20.4 million Blessed Light Campaign

Judson College officially concluded Blessed Light: The Campaign for Judson College with a dinner at The Club in Birmingham Sept. 20. The event was given in honor of Birmingham-area donors and campaign leaders.In June 2015, Judson College launched the public phase of Blessed Light: The Campaign for Judson College. This three-year initiative addressed several areas […]

Drama Workshop to present Agnes of God Nov. 6-7

The Drama Workshop at Judson College will present two performances of Agnes of God on November 6 and 7 at 7p.m. in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala. Parents, faculty, students, and the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. There is no charge for admission. There will be a talkback […]

History and Criminal Justice students assist with free legal advice clinic

Students in Judson’s History and Criminal Justice departments volunteered with a free legal clinic given by attorney Adele Baker Underwood of the Baker Underwood Law Firm. The clinic was held Oct. 13 at the Sowing Seeds of Hope Job Training Center in Marion for residents of Perry County. Underwood, a practicing attorney in Montgomery, is […]

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 […]