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English Department Highlights: Final Semester

by Dr. Laura S. Crawford, English Department Head and Assistant Professor of English In February of 2021, the Judson College English Department, as part of the Humanities and Fine Arts Division, helped sponsor Judson’s 10th annual African-American Read-In, which celebrates the contributions of African-American thinkers and artists. English Department Head Dr. Laura Crawford read an […]

Judson Honors Program graduates present research

By Mary Anne Garner, Associate Professor of Biology, and Mary Amelia Taylor, Associate VP for Marketing & Communications The Judson College Honors Program hosted project presentations in Adams-Armstrong Lecture Hall on April 9, 2021. The Judson College Honors Program provides an opportunity for students to undertake scholarly, independent, original research that exceeds the graduation requirements […]

Music Department Highlights: Final Semester

The Judson College Music Department celebrated a full final semester this spring. Despite concert cancellations and rehearsal restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Judson music students and faculty worked hard to make their performances count. In addition to Chapel performances, music students, under the leadership of Dr. Jessica Spafford (Department Head and Assistant Professor of […]

Judson College board of trustees vote to close 183-year-old institution

In a “heartbreaking” decision today, the Judson College Board of Trustees voted to close the 183-year-old institution. The news is a somewhat unexpected end to the five-month emotional roller coaster for the Judson community following the hopeful report from the Board on April 2. But after several multi-million-dollar fundraising efforts since December 2020 and the […]

Judson College holds 183rd Commencement

Judson College held its 183rd commencement on April 30, 2021. Families and friends of graduates gathered for the college’s second outdoor commencement ceremony on the front lawn of Jewett Hall. Forty-one graduates received degrees after successfully completing requirements for Associate Degrees in Nursing and Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work […]

Judson community mourns passing of Joe Frazer, Jr., Professor Emeritus of History

**Arrangement details: A graveside-only service will be held Saturday, May 8, at 10:30 a.m. CST at Pisgah Baptist Church in Perry County ( 3770 Pisgah Church Road, Selma, AL 36701). Earlier today, Dr. Joe Jackson Frazer, Jr., Professor Emeritus of History at Judson College, lost his battle with cancer, passing away at his home in […]

Student achievements recognized at Judson College Honors Convocation

Marion, Ala.–Judson College hosted its annual Honors Convocation on April 13, 2021. The ceremony, held in Alumnae Auditorium, afforded an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff over the past year. Dr. W. Mark Tew, President, referenced Colossians 1:9, saying that wisdom and spiritual understanding are to be developed in every aspect […]

Judson nursing graduates honored with pinning ceremony

The Judson College Nursing Program also held its final pinning ceremony April 13, 2021, during the College’s Honors Convocation. The last graduates of the College’s nursing program were  Hilary Hallman of Brent, Ala., and Marie Washington of Northport, Ala. They received their nurses’ pins from their families and Judson’s Nursing Department faculty. The College announced […]

Season Recap: Judson College IHSA Equestrian Teams

The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) recently announced the results from the IHSA Spring Showcase II Online Horse Show, the second of two IHSA Showcase events this spring. Since many schools were still unable to host in-person shows in 2021, the IHSA provided a way for schools to safely compete virtually by submitting riders’ videos […]

Student Leader Fall 2021 Election Results

Student leader elections were held this week for Fall 2021 class officers and other campus leadership positions. The below students applied for their positions and were voted into office by their peers. Elections for freshman class leaders and any vacant positions will be held this fall. Congratulations, Judson women! Junior/Sophomore Class Officers President – Jacylin […]