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Judson College Board of Trustees say “yes” to moving forward

Since 1838, Judson College has equipped young women for life and leadership for the good of others and to the glory of God. The 183-year-old institution has been dedicated to providing an excellent education and transformational leadership opportunities in a Christ-centered environment focused on helping young women succeed. During a special-called board meeting today (April […]

Young memorial service set for April 6

A celebration of life service in memory of Dr. Billie Jean Young, Artist-in-Residence and Associate Professor of Fine & Performing Arts at Judson, has been scheduled for April 6 at 11:00 a.m. CST. Judson faculty, staff, students, and Dr. Young’s family will attend the event in Alumnae Auditorium. The service will be livestreamed for the […]

Students continue to shape the Judson story

For 183 years, the women of Judson College have made a significant impact on the world outside Judson’s halls. Judson’s mission of educating and empowering women to use their gifts, for the good of others to the glory of God, continues throughout each graduate’s life, but it is acted out by women on Judson’s campus […]

Weather Update: Offices to close at noon, March 17

Due to the threat of severe weather moving into our region this afternoon, Judson’s administrative offices will close at noon 3/17. Wednesday afternoon classes are cancelled. All students and employees are urged to exercise caution as this weather system approaches. A few tips from the Office of Student Life: Residential students, check your Judson email […]

Judson College board of trustees vote to move ahead for Judson’s future

After an extensive review process during the past six months, the board of trustees of Judson College decided to commit to an aggressive fundraising effort to save the College. Following a discussion of the college’s proposed budget during a special-called board of trustees meeting, Judson President W. Mark Tew proposed a 30-day commitment campaign to […]

Judson to host Samford String Quartet March 9

The Judson Concert/Lecture Committee is pleased to present the Samford String Quartet in a concert March 9. The free event will be held in Alumnae Auditorium at 7:00pm. The Samford String Quartet is comprised of four Music Division faculty in Samford University’s School of the Arts. In addition to teaching applied lessons, the quartet works […]

Judson begins Spring 2021 Chapel season

Judson College began its Spring Chapel season last week with Faith in Focus Week, formerly known as Christian Emphasis Week, January 26-28. The College hosted Dr. Rhonda Kelley, associate director of Innovative Evangelism and adjunct professor of women’s ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, for three days of Chapel messages and engagement with students. […]

Faith in Focus Week to feature author Dr. Rhonda Kelley

Judson College will host Dr. Rhonda Kelley, associate director of Innovative Evangelism and adjunct professor of women’s ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, as the guest speaker for the college’s Faith in Focus Week. Formerly known as Christian Emphasis Week, this annual event began at the request of a Judson student. During the 1943-1944 […]

First week of classes afford opportunity for reflection, gratitude, hope

by Mary Amelia Taylor, Associate VP for Marketing & Communications The second day of spring classes at Judson College was rainy and damp, but the warmth and excitement of the Judson community was alive and well. Between classes, students and staff offered cheery greetings to those they met on Judson’s sidewalks, and students jumped into […]

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 […]