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Second Baptist Church of Elgin Will Lead Worship for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Chapel

 

 The Second Baptist Church of Elgin Will Lead Worship for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Chapel
 

 

(ELGIN, IL – January 17, 2019) The Second Baptist Church of Elgin will continue a rich tradition on Monday, Jan. 21, when choir members join the Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Edmond in leading worship during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The event, which takes place at 10 a.m. in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin), is free and open to the public.

Wedell Named Head Men’s Golf Coach

 John Wedell Named Head Men’s Golf Coach

 

 

(ELGIN, IL – January 16, 2019) John Wedell will assume the head coach position of the men’s golf program at Judson University. Wedell is in the midst of his third season as the head women’s golf coach at Judson and will continue that role. 

Judson University Promotes Brandon New to Head Football Coach
Judson University Promotes Brandon New to Head Football Coach  


 (ELGIN, IL January 14, 2019) The Judson University Athletic Department announced the promotion of Brandon New to Head Football Coach. 


New was brought onto Judson’s football coaching staff in October as the Defensive Coordinator after a very successful 18-year run as a high school football coach in the Chicago area. 

Judson Graduates 110 Students During Fall Commencement 2018
Judson Graduates 110 Students During Fall Commencement 2018

 

(ELGIN, IL – December 8, 2018) Judson University celebrated 110 students who graduated during Judson’s 80th commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, at Herrick Chapel on the Elgin campus. The day’s commencement keynote address was presented by Bob Lenz, who received an honorary doctorate during the 10 a.m. ceremony.

Megan Curran Named Judson University's 2018 Lincoln Student Laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois
Megan Curran Named Judson University's 2018 Lincoln Student Laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois

(ELGIN, IL – December 5, 2018) Judson senior Megan Curran of Geneva, Ill., was named the 2018 Student Laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Every fall, a meritorious senior from each of the four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities in Illinois is awarded the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award and becomes a Student Laureate. 

Speaker Announced for Judson's Fall Commencement
Speaker Announced for Judson's Fall Commencement

 

(ELGIN, IL – November 20, 2018) Judson University will welcome international speaker Bob Lenz as the keynote speaker during Fall Commencement exercises at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin).

Men's Soccer Earns At-Large Berth for NCCAA National Championship
Men's Soccer Earns At-Large Berth for NCCAA National Championship

 

(Greenville, S.C. - November 18, 2019) The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) has awarded Judson with an at-large bid to the 2018 NCCAA Men's Soccer National Championship in Kissimmee, Fla. The Eagles are guaranteed two matches in pool play between Monday, Nov. 26, and Wednesday, Nov. 28. If Judson advances, the semifinal round is Friday, Nov. 30, and the final is Saturday, Dec. 1. 

Judson Senior Wins Shark Tank 2018
Judson Senior Wins Shark Tank

 

(ELGIN, IL – November 16, 2018) Judson University’s fifth Judson Shark Tank event was packed with great music and great ideas. In the end, senior Tom Fenske of Crystal Lake, Ill., won the $1,000 first-place prize and the $100 Fan Favorite prize for “Package Protector,” a device to receive packages that is disguised as outdoor furniture as a safeguard for deliveries. At one point, Fenske donned a ski-mask to illustrate the risks associated with thieves stealing packages that are delivered to the doorstep and left unattended for a day or two.

Christmas Concert of Worship to Feature Judson Theatre
Christmas Concert of Worship to Feature Judson Theatre


(ELGIN, IL – November 14, 2018) Judson University cordially invites the public to this year’s Christmas Concert of Worship on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. and again at a second concert performance at 7 p.m. in Herrick Chapel. The Christmas concert will feature the Judson University Choir, the Judson Civic Orchestra, smaller ensembles such as the Chamber Singers, the Guitar, Piano, Percussion and Jazz ensembles, as well as a special presentation by Judson Theatre. 

Judson University's Shark Tank Competition Fires Up Next Week
Judson University's Shark Tank Competition Fires Up Next Week

 

(ELGIN, IL – November 7, 2018) Judson University’s fifth Shark Tank event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State Street, Elgin). The finalists have been selected. The judges are in place, and the stage is set for the top competitors to win nearly $2,000 in prize money.

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