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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, […]

Student achievements recognized at 2018 Honors Convocation

Judson College hosted its annual Honors Convocation on April 9, 2019. The ceremony, held in Ramsay-McCrummen Chapel, afforded an opportunity to “honor students’ and professors’ commitment to excellence in academics and service,” according to Dr. Scott Bullard, Senior Vice President and Dean of the College. Bullard said that, like the apostle Paul, who “disappeared” for […]

JC Archives receives gift of 200 letters

Judson College Archives recently received a gift of 200 letters from Elliott and MaryBradley Lee Baynes of Snellville, Georgia. The Bayneses visited campus November 5 to deliver the letters, which cover family happenings and local events in Marion and Perry County. The letters, dating from 1847 to 1898, feature correspondence between members, friends, and acquaintances […]

History and Criminal Justice students assist with free legal advice clinic

Students in Judson’s History and Criminal Justice departments volunteered with a free legal clinic given by attorney Adele Baker Underwood of the Baker Underwood Law Firm. The clinic was held Oct. 13 at the Sowing Seeds of Hope Job Training Center in Marion for residents of Perry County. Underwood, a practicing attorney in Montgomery, is […]

Student achievements recognized at Honors Convocation

Judson College hosted its annual Honors Convocation on April 10, 2017. The ceremony, held in Ramsay-McCrummen Chapel, afforded “special recognition to Judson students who have exceeded expectations”, according to Associate Dean of the College for Teaching and Institutional Effectiveness Dr. Lesley Sheek. “Today,” Sheek said, “We acknowledge the contributions these women have made to their […]

Judson to host Wade Hall Postcards exhibit Nov. 3-30

Judson College’s Bowling Library will host a pair of traveling exhibits featuring images of historical postcards from the Wade Hall Collection (Troy University Archives) November 3-30. The Wade Hall Postcards: Historical Scenes of Alabama exhibit panels feature vintage postcard images of Alabama cities, towns, and historical buildings. The exhibition supports the 2017 theme of the […]

History and Religious Studies student to participate in summer archaeology program in Israel

Judson College junior Marianna Nichols will be attending the Harvard University Summer Program in Ashkelon, Israel this summer. The 6-week program offers the opportunity for participating students to work alongside volunteers and a professional archaeological staff to excavate Ashkelon, an important ancient seaport on the Mediterranean coast. Nichols will complete field training in methods of […]