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Student achievements recognized at Honors Convocation

Judson College hosted its annual Honors Convocation on April 10, 2017. The ceremony, held in Ramsay-McCrummen Chapel, afforded “special recognition to Judson students who have exceeded expectations”, according to Associate Dean of the College for Teaching and Institutional Effectiveness Dr. Lesley Sheek. “Today,” Sheek said, “We acknowledge the contributions these women have made to their […]

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 awards Crawford International Student Scholarships

Marion, Ala. – Judson College has awarded Lawrence and Gloria Crawford International Student Scholarships to Kai Bu and Yaw Nam. Kai Bu, a native of Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar, is an English major in her third year at Judson. Kai is an active student who has participated in Judson Singers and in Chapel worship ministry […]

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 […]

English professor and students represent Judson at ACETA Conference

A Judson College English professor and three upperclassman students presented at the recent Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) Conference held at the Capstone Hotel on the Tuscaloosa campus of the University of Alabama. Dr. Stacey Parham, Associate Professor of English, Rachel Ray of Homewood, Ala., Mary Milliron of Alabaster, Ala., and Sara […]

Judson to host Tournées French Film Festival April 6-14

The Tournées French Film Festival will be held at Judson College in Marion, AL from April 6 to April 14. Festival poster: Judson College’s Art and English Departments received a nationally-competitive collegiate grant from the French American Cultural Exchange (in partnership with the cultural services of the French Embassy) for the acquisition and screening of […]

Judson English professor and students make presentation at ACETA Conference

Article by Dr. Stacey Parham A Judson College English professor and two freshman students made a presentation at the recent Associate of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) Conference in Fairhope, Ala. Dr. Stacey Parham, Assistant Professor of English, Sarah Green of Sumiton, Ala. and Victoria Douglas of Jacksonville, Ark., presented a panel discussion at […]

Judson hosts 4th annual Tournées French Film Festival

The Tournées French Film Festival will be held at Judson College in Marion, AL from April 6-15th. Judson College’s Art Department and English Department received a nationally competitive collegiate grant from the French American Cultural Exchange (in partnership with the cultural services of the French Embassy) for the acquisition and screening of six recent French-language […]

Judson English department to host African-American Read-In

This year marks the fourth anniversary of the Judson College African American Read-In.  As a sponsor institution, Judson College embraces the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) call to “make literacy a significant part of Black History Month.” Judson’s English Department will be hosting this event on Thursday, February 19, 2015, in the Adams-Armstrong […]