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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

The Alabama Baptist newspaper to celebrate 175th anniversary and Marion origins

On February 6, The Alabama Baptist newspaper will mark its 175th anniversary with a celebration in Marion, the paper’s birthplace. Events will include historic tours of Marion sites important to Alabama Baptist history, a Judson College Chapel service, historical and commemorative presentations, and, fittingly, a birthday celebration. Founded in 1843 by leaders of Siloam Baptist […]

Judson to commemorate 500th anniversary of Protestant Reformation

Judson College will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation on Oct. 31 with a panel discussion: “Martin Luther, the Reformation, and its Impact on You” from 2:30 to 3:45pm in Archibald Hall. A reception and a time to meet with panelists will follow. Panelists include: Ms. Stephanie Peek, Assistant Professor of Religion at Judson College. Peek is […]

Judson to host Wade Hall Postcards exhibit Nov. 3-30

Judson College’s Bowling Library will host a pair of traveling exhibits featuring images of historical postcards from the Wade Hall Collection (Troy University Archives) November 3-30. The Wade Hall Postcards: Historical Scenes of Alabama exhibit panels feature vintage postcard images of Alabama cities, towns, and historical buildings. The exhibition supports the 2017 theme of the […]