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Judson to open for Spring 2021

The Judson College Board of Trustees convened today, Dec. 31, 2020, and approved moving forward with a residential spring semester for all returning students. After the December 15th announcement that Judson would need $500,000 in unrestricted cash donations and $1 million in unrestricted commitments of gifts between January 1 and May 31, 2021, the Judson […]

Judson reaches $500,000 goal, looks forward to $1 million pledges for Spring ’21

Today Judson President W. Mark Tew announced that, thanks to the generosity of Judson’s supporters, the December 31, 2020, fundraising goal of $500,000 has been met. As of the close of business Dec. 28, 2020, alumnae and friends of the college have given $527,665.36 to this effort. The College also is soliciting unrestricted commitments for […]

Merry Christmas from the Judson family!

As we come to the close of this wholly unprecedented year, we want to thank our Judson community and friends for your support during the past week. As of December 23, alumnae and friends have given $357,643.39 toward the $500,000 needed by December 31. As of December 23, alumnae and friends have pledged to give […]

Judson President W. Mark Tew appeals for financial support

Acknowledging the financial difficulties resulting from declining enrollment, the recession of 2008, and this year’s COVID-19 pandemic, Judson President W. Mark Tew made an appeal to the College’s community of supporters today. In a letter to friends of the College, Tew outlined the College’s financial condition, stating that additional funds are needed to make possible […]

Faculty and staff give virtual Christmas concert

Several Judson faculty and staff members shared their musical gifts in a virtual Christmas concert for the Judson community this week. Musicians from the Departments of Music, Religious Studies, and Distance Learning met in Alumnae Auditorium to record a video playlist of some of their favorite Christmas songs to share online. “Like so many colleges […]

“We are Judson Girls”: Finishing 2020 with “good grace”

On Thursday, Nov. 5, Judson College announced its transition to online classes for the final two weeks of the fall semester due to ongoing water quality issues in the City of Marion in the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta. That evening, the Judson Senior Class reenacted their class’s favorite memories from their time at Judson in […]

Judson College employees recognized for service

The Judson College community recognized fourteen employees celebrating work anniversaries during the college’s annual employee recognition service October 27, 2020. President Dr. W. Mark Tew presided and presented gifts of appreciation to the honorees for their 230 cumulative years of service to the College. “Judson is a wonderful place to work, filled with wonderful people […]

Judson campus to resume operations Nov. 3, Classes resume Nov. 4

The Judson College campus plans to reopen Tuesday, November 3, after power outages due to the passage of Hurricane Zeta through central Alabama in the early morning hours October 26. Electrical service was restored Monday afternoon (11/2), and administrative offices will re-open Tuesday (11/3) at 8:00a.m. Students may return to residence halls any time Tuesday […]

Dr. Jessica Spafford and Miriam Nicholson to give faculty recital Oct. 22

The Judson College Department of Music will host soprano Dr. Jessica Spafford, Assistant Professor of Music and department head, and pianist Miriam Nicholson in a faculty recital Thursday, October 22. The event will begin at 7:00pm in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala. The program, entitled “Into the Beautiful”, will feature […]

Judson College celebrates Constitution Day with 19th Amendment event

On September 17, Judson students, faculty, and administrators gathered in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus to participate in the college’s Constitution Day event. The event, hosted by the History Department, focused on the centennial of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. Guests from the Alabama Department […]