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Judson University Invites the Community to Numerous Music Performances in November and December
Judson University Invites the Community to Numerous Music Performances in November and December

(Elgin, IL – October 31, 2014) Judson University's Center for Worship in the Performing Arts invites the greater Elgin community to participate in a groundswell of lively and upbeat concerts and recitals in November and December. All will be held on Judson's beautiful Elgin campus (1151 N. State St.). 
Judson Civic Orchestra Concert on Sunday, Nov. 23, Will Feature Concerto Competition Winner Jakob Gerritsen of Jacobs High School in District #300
Judson Civic Orchestra Concert on Sunday, Nov. 23, Will Feature Concerto Competition Winner Jakob Gerritsen of Jacobs High School in District #300

(Elgin, IL – October 31, 2014) The Judson Civic Orchestra will host a concert on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. in Herrick Chapel. The orchestra’s special guest this day will be one of its Concerto Competition winners, Jakob Gerritsen, a student of Timothy Shaffer, principal bassist of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and String Bass professor at Judson University and the Judson Community Music School.
World Leaders Forum Tickets Available November 3
World Leaders Forum Tickets Available November 3

(ELGIN, IL – October 30, 2014) Tickets to Judson University’s 2015 World Leaders Forum, featuring former Mexico President Felipe Calderón as keynote speaker, will open to the public next Monday, November 3. This fifth annual community event will take place March 12, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Judson University Herrick Chapel in Elgin. The venue has a capacity of 600 and is expected to sell out quickly.
The Fall 2014 SoADA Lecture and Exhibition Series To Feature Painter Cam Anderson
The Fall 2014 SoADA Lecture and Exhibition Series To Feature Painter Cam Anderson

(Elgin, IL – October 28, 2014) Madison, Wis.-based artist and writer Cameron (Cam) J. Anderson, the executive director of Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA), will present a lecture on Friday, Nov. 14, in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin). Anderson’s lecture, entitled “Approaching the Mystery: Red, Yellow, Blue,” is part of Judson University’s School of Art, Design, and Architecture (SoADA) Lecture and Exhibition Series.
Judson University Hosts Its First Color Run to Benefit World Leaders Forum Scholarship Fund
Judson University Hosts Its First Color Run to Benefit World Leaders Forum Scholarship Fund

(Elgin, IL – October 27, 2014) Judson University will host its first World Leaders Forum Color Run on Saturday, Nov. 8. The one- and two-mile fun run/walk will benefit the World Leaders Forum Scholarship Fund.
Judson University to Host Its First JudTalk on Tuesday, Nov. 4

Judson University to Host Its First JudTalk on Tuesday, Nov. 4


(Elgin, IL – October 24, 2014) In the spirit of the ever-popular TED Talks – short, powerful presentations given on a variety of topics – Judson University will host a similar series starting this November and again next spring.
Judson Community Music School Concert Is This Sunday
Judson Community Music School Concert Is This Sunday

(Elgin, IL – October 22, 2014) The Judson Community Music School at Judson University will present a dynamic concert this Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin).

The concert will feature a variety of performers, including Elgin Symphony Orchestra members, Judson University Music professors and Judson Community Music School teachers. Franz Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet, Frederic Chopin’s “Revolutionary” Etude, and an exciting eight-handed piano quartet are just some of the pieces to be performed.
Crowds Gather at Judson University to Celebrate Founders’ Day
Crowds Gather at Judson University to Celebrate Founders’ Day


(Elgin, IL – October 17, 2014) With a legacy that spans more than 100 years, Judson University had much to celebrate as part of Founders' Day activities today, Friday, Oct. 17. This morning’s Founders’ Day Chapel was a wonderful beginning to the annual celebration, which had as its theme “Our Baptist Foundation, Our Baptist Future.” Chapel opened with a processional of Judson’s faculty and administrators. The Judson University Choir chimed in with a moving rendition of “God Is My Rock.” Academic Provost Dr. Will Friesen presented the official welcome, and Judson Student Organization President Ashley Barak gave the invocation. Dr. Nate Adams, chair of the Judson Board of Trustees, offered remarks before Judson President Dr. Gene C. Crume introduced Guest Speaker Dr. Timothy George, dean of Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Ala.

A formal luncheon held in the Judson Dining Hall brought together local business people, alumni, staff, faculty and friends. Judson Chancellor Dr. Jerry B. Cain of Kansas City, Mo., served as the guest speaker. The luncheon was capped off by the presentation of the Golden Eagle Award, which was given to Dr. E. Harold Harper of Stillwater, Minn., who served as Judson’s second vice president and academic dean from 1981 to 1992.

Judson University’s Fall Break is Monday, Oct. 20
Judson University’s Fall Break is Monday, Oct. 20

(Elgin, IL – October 16, 2014) Judson University’s Fall Break is next Monday, Oct. 20. Traditional students will not have class on this day. Classroom activities resume on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Students enrolled in Adult Professional Studies programs will maintain their regular class schedule. 
Judson University School of Leadership and Business Will Host Seven Enrollment Meetings in November
Judson University School of Leadership and Business Will Host Seven Enrollment Meetings in November

(Elgin, IL – October 16, 2014) Judson University's School of Leadership and Business will host enrollment meetings for busy adults seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees during seven dates in November at the Elgin (1151 N. State St.) and Rockford (1055 Featherstone Rd.) campuses. Online information meetings are also available.

The Elgin campus will host meetings at various times:
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