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Judson Fall 2019 Chapel schedule announced

The Judson College Chapel Committee has announced its Fall 2019 Chapel schedule. Each Tuesday, the Judson community meets for a service of worship, reflection, and learning. Judson Chapel events are free and open to the public. All listed events will begin at 11:05 a.m. in the Ramsay-McCrummen Chapel in Jewett Hall on the Judson campus […]

Judson to host Preview Day Sept. 21

Judson College invites prospective Judson students and their families to visit the Judson campus in Marion, Ala., for Preview & Scholarship Day on September 21. The event will begin with check-in at 9:00am CST. Prospective students may explore the college’s academic programs, meet current students and faculty, spend the night in a residence hall (optional), […]

Judson partners with community for 15th annual Marion Matters

Marion, Ala. – On Friday, August 23, Judson College students and community partners at 15 project sites participated in Judson’s 15th annual “Marion Matters”. This Perry County-wide community service initiative has been the first collective act of Judson’s campus community during each school year since 2004. Approximately 129 Judson volunteers, including students, faculty and staff […]

Alabama Bicentennial Summer Institute visits campus

On June 25, a group of educators visited the Judson campus as part of their participation in an Alabama Bicentennial Summer Institute. The theme of the 3-day workshop for 3rd- through 6th-grade teachers was “Telling Alabama’s Story: A Community Perspective.”  According to participant Marianne McGriff, Judson alumna and teacher at Bluff Park Elementary in Hoover, […]

Judson College holds 181st commencement

Judson College held its 181st commencement on June 29, 2019. Families and friends of graduates gathered in historic Alumnae Auditorium for the conferring of Associate Degrees in Nursing and Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work degrees. Dr. W. Mark Tew opened his first commencement as president with the addition of […]

Sharon Curry Thompson ‘91 to deliver Judson commencement address

Sharon Curry Thompson, Central Atlanta President at United Community Bank, will give the commencement address at Judson College June 29. The commencement exercises will begin at 11:00 a.m. in historic Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson campus in Marion, Ala. Thompson, a Griffin, Ga., native, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems from […]

Judson students receive scholarships from Whitehead Foundation of Atlanta

Sixty-four Judson College students received scholarships during the 2018-19 academic year as part of a $132,000 grant from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation of Atlanta. The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation of Atlanta was chartered in 1946 as a memorial to Lettie Pate Whitehead, generous philanthropist and accomplished businesswoman. She was the wife of Joseph B. […]

Judson Athletics to host basketball camp for 4th-6th graders May 27-29

Judson College Athletics will host its first basketball summer camp for 4th-6th grade girls May 27-29 on the college’s campus in Marion, Ala. The camp will be led by coaching staff and Judson Eagles basketball team members and will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. The camp will serve girls entering […]

Judson to host Ministers’ Golf Tournament May 13-14

Judson College will sponsor its 57th annual Ministers’ Golf Tournament May 13-14 on the Marion Military Institute golf course. The event is open to all ministers serving Alabama Baptist Convention churches or agencies, including pastors, ministers of youth, music, and education. Flights will be assigned after Monday’s round, and prizes will be awarded to first […]

Judson social work students present research to Main Street Marion board, community members

by Mary Amelia Taylor, Director of Marketing & Communications Marion, Ala.–Students in Judson College’s SWK 392: Social Work in Rural Settings class presented the results from their class’s asset mapping project to the Main Street Marion board and other Marion community members Tuesday, April 23. The student presenters were Jordan Hooks (Cullman, Ala.), Joyce Lavata’i […]