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Holocaust survivor Marion Lazan inspires Judson community and friends

On March 21, 2017, Judson College’s Alumnae Auditorium was filled with students, faculty, administrators, and guests who hung on the words of a petite woman who stood on a box to be seen behind her podium. Speaking in measured tones, Marion Blumenthal Lazan told the story of her childhood spent in concentration camps in Holland […]

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 […]

JimmyLee performances scheduled March 2-4 at Judson College

Judson College will present three performances of JimmyLee, the Civil Rights-era drama, on March 2-4 in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion. JimmyLee will open with two performances Thursday, March 2 at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., followed by a final Alumnae Auditorium performance Friday night, March 3 at 6:00 p.m.  A […]

Judson hosts poverty simulation

On January 12, over 100 Judson College students and Marion Military Institute cadets participated in a poverty simulation hosted by Judson’s Professional Studies Division and Office of Faith-Based Service and Learning. Representatives from Alabama Possible, a statewide nonprofit organization whose goal is to “remove barriers to prosperity in Alabama through education, collaboration, and advocacy”, facilitated […]