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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 […]

Dr. Scott Bullard to become president of Pfeiffer University

Marion, Ala. – Dr. Scott W. Bullard, Judson College’s Senior Vice President and Dean of the College, has been named the eleventh president of Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, North Carolina. He will assume his new responsibilities June 1, 2019. Dr. Bullard joined Judson’s faculty as Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and as Director of Campus […]

Judson Singers announce Spring choir tour

The Judson Singers choir will perform its Spring Choral Concert April 18th ahead of its spring tour in Mobile and Dallas Counties April 26-29. The Spring Concert is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on April 18 in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala. Titled, “Home Sweet Home”, the concert will feature songs […]

Old Howard 100 Bike Ride set for April 20

The fifteenth annual Old Howard 100 Bike Ride through Alabama’s historic Black Belt is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2019. The 100-mile route, which includes shorter routes of 34, 43, and 75 miles, winds through three counties in the heart of the Alabama Black Belt. The route travels west through the Perry County countryside into […]