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Judson College Presidential Inauguration set for April 3

Marion, Ala.– On Friday, April 3, 2020, Judson College will celebrate the inauguration of Dr. W. Mark Tew as its twenty-third president. The ceremony will be held at 10:00a.m. in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala. A reception will follow in the Sara Hunt Christenberry Dining Hall. Tew, who began his […]

Judson to host annual Christmas Tea & Vespers service Dec. 7

The administration, faculty, and students of Judson College cordially invite Judson guests and the community to campus to attend the College’s annual Christmas Tea and Vespers service to be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019. Both events are free and open to the public. Christmas Tea, Judson College’s annual semi-formal “open house” Christmas event, will […]

Judson students assist with annual Thanksgiving meal distribution

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Judson College student and staff volunteers, Sowing Seeds of Hope staff and volunteers, and members of Perry County churches, First Presbyterian Church of Tuscaloosa, and Mountain Brook Baptist Church met at the Sowing Seeds of Hope Job Training Center to sort, package, and distribute 304 bags of food to Perry County […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame to induct Nelle Harper Lee and Milly Francis

Nelle Harper Lee and Milly Francis will be inducted into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame on March 7, 2019. The induction ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. in Alumnae Auditorium on the Judson College campus in Marion, Ala., and will be open to the public at no charge.  A luncheon will follow the […]

Student Organization for Social Work: PCNH Christmas project

Student Organization for Social Work Christmas Project a Great Success by Angela Dennison, Head of the Social Work Department The Student Organization for Social Work (SOSW) selected Perry County Nursing Home (PCNH) as the recipient of its annual Christmas service project.  Each year, PCNH social worker Jasmine Murphy sends a list of needed items to […]

Judson celebrates Christmas season with annual Tea & Vespers

The Judson College community celebrated Christmas last weekend with Christmas Tea and Vespers Dec.1. The student Social Committee organized and decorated for the College’s annual semi-formal Christmas Tea event in the Gladys Hale Dunkin Parlors in Jewett Hall. Guests enjoyed refreshments, greeting faculty and College administrators, and a Christmas Step Sing. Later that evening, the […]