Judson to Celebrate Commencement for Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Grads
(Elgin, IL - July 27, 2011) Judson University will celebrate the latest graduating class of the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Program in a commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2011 in Herrick Chapel.
The keynote address will be given by Judson President Dr. Jerry B. Cain. Dr. Cain has served as Judson's president since 1998. He earned his Master's degree from Baylor University and and has done post-graduate work at four different schools, including Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Cain arrived in Elgin after 20 years at William Jewell College, where he was chaplain and collegiate vice president. He has received three honorary doctorates from schools in Missouri, Kansas, and Nigeria.
More than 60 graduates from 16 different cohorts will receive their Masters degree at the ceremony. One graduate will be presented with the Ames Leadership Award, which is given to graduates students in leadership from the School of Leadership and Business.
The Organizational Leadership program is designed for working professionals. Students complete the program in a cohort of colleagues, with each course meeting one night per week for 6 weeks, and can be completed in 16 months. Enrollment for the program is currently open for new students for September cohorts. Applications are due by September 1.