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Music Department announces Spring Choral Concert and Tour

The Music Department of Judson College has announced its upcoming Spring Concert and Spring Tour. Under the direction of Dr. Chris Brown, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Ensembles, the Judson Singers and FAITH Ensemble will give a Spring Choral Concert Tuesday, April 17 at 7:00p.m. in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in […]

Judson community grieves passing of Dr. David E. Potts

The Judson College and Alabama Baptist families mourn the loss of Dr. David E. Potts, who was known for his kindness, wisdom, and love for God and other people.  Potts passed away peacefully at his home in Marion on March 28. Born in Birmingham on July 1, 1950, David Potts graduated from Samford University in […]

Judson mourns passing of former President David E. Potts

Judson College is saddened to report the passing of former President Dr. David E. Potts earlier today. He passed away peacefully at home. Dr. Potts served as Judson’s president from 1990-2018. He announced his transition to Chancellor earlier this month following a health-related leave of absence. Known for his mild manner and calm demeanor, Dr. […]

Shelby Lauzon ’19 chosen for prestigious HudsonAlpha internship

For nine weeks this summer, Judson College junior Shelby Lauzon will gain valuable, real-world experience in genetics research through the BioTrain Internship Program at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Out of hundreds of applicants nationally, BioTrain accepts 25 to 30 undergraduate or master’s-level graduate student interns each summer. BioTrain interns are selected to work in […]

Judson president David E. Potts announces transition to chancellor

After 27 years of outstanding service, Dr. David Potts has announced his transition from the role of President to the role of Chancellor of Judson College.  Before his inauguration as Judson’s twenty-second president in 1990, Potts served the college as Vice President of Development and Executive Vice President. Potts’ impact on Judson College, Alabama Baptist […]

Young to perform Fannie Lou Hamer: This Little Light March 2

Dr. Billie Jean Young, Artist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Fine and Performing Arts at Judson College, will perform her one-woman show, Fannie Lou Hamer: This Little Light, once again in Marion.  The performance will be on Friday, March 2 at 6 p.m. in Judson College’s Ramsay-McCrummen Chapel. Young has mesmerized audiences with her two-act drama […]

Judson to host 7th annual African-American Read-In

Judson College will host its 7th annual African-American Read-In Thursday, February 22, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Alumnae Auditorium. The Read-In is part of a national initiative of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) that celebrates the voices of African American writers, artists, visionaries, and trailblazers, whose selected works are read aloud.  A reception […]

Judson kicks off Christian Emphasis Week

Judson College inaugurated its annual Christian Emphasis Week Tuesday with a Chapel service focused on trusting God. Tom Richter, the week’s featured speaker, stressed the importance of starting the three-day “week” by “brushing off our ‘doctrine of God’” and beginning with a right understanding of the nature of God. Repeating 1 John 1:5, Richter said […]

Judson to host American Shakespeare Center: Wicked Folly Tour

The American Shakespeare Center’s 2017-18 Wicked Folly Tour will come to Marion, Alabama, in February with performances of Shakespeare’s Macbeth (February 12) and a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility (February 13) at Judson College’s Alumnae Auditorium. Performances will begin at 7:00pm each evening; doors will open at 6:30. Admission is a suggested […]