Opportunities + Experience
The RISE Program gives students with intellectual disabilities a college life experience in a Christian community and builds upon strengths for independent living and customized employment.
College Credit in High School
Through the High School Prep Program, we give high school junior or senior students the opportunity to earn up to a total of 24 hours of college credit and, in most cases, earn high school credit at the same time.
Demoss Center for Worship in the Performing Arts
The Demoss Center for Worship in the Performing Arts provides a unique synergistic bond between Music, Worship Arts, Christian Ministries, and Communication Departments, which ultimately helps to equip and energize worshipers, instruct and inspire performers, and serve and supply the church with trained musicians and worship leaders.
World Leaders Forum
The World Leaders Forum brings recognized world leaders to the Judson University campus each year with the intent to inspire and ignite a flame of leadership for all who attend. Past keynote speakers include former President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair, Mexican President Felipe Calderón and other world leaders..
Judson University inducted four new members into the 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming and Family Weekend on Saturday, September 24, during a ceremony held on campus. The class included Vusa Nkomazana (Men’s Soccer 1999), Landon Skinner (Men’s Basketball, 2012), Lana Rasmussen (Women’s Volleyball, 1998), and Matt McHenry (Baseball, 2012). Vusa Nkomazana (not pictured)Keep Reading “Four Athletes Are Inducted into Judson’s Athletic Hall of Fame”
Judson University celebrated188 graduates during the 87th commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7. Three-time Olympian Tracy Evans Land gave the keynote address to graduates in ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin). National Champion and Olympian Tracy Evans Land invited Judson’s graduates to create a masterpiece ofKeep Reading “Judson University Celebrates 188 Graduates During Spring Commencement 2022”
The Heal Elgin two-day free clinic is back for the fourth year on October 8-9, 2022. The free clinic will provide dental, vision, and medical services to patients on a first-come, first-served basis at Judson University, Lindner Fitness Center, 1151 N. State St, Elgin, Illinois. All services are free and no ID is required. TheKeep Reading “Heal Elgin Free Clinic Returns”
Judson University honored alumni for exemplary work in their careers, churches, and communities during the annual Alumni Banquet and Alumni Awards Ceremony held on September 23 as part of its Homecoming celebrations. The Alumnus of the Year Award is given to recognize alumni who have made significant contributions to the Church and to society. TheKeep Reading “Judson University Honored Alumni During Homecoming Weekend”
Judson University welcomes nine incoming freshmen and new members to the Judson Roeser Scholars Program. For the ninth year, the program provides leadership training and financial aid to students based on academic merit, leadership qualities, and financial need. The 2022-23 Judson Roeser Scholars are (front row, left to right) Aiden Arnold of Ipswich, Mass., HanaKeep Reading “Judson University Names Roeser Scholars for 2022-23 School Year￼”
Judson University’s annual Network Night event will take place on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m., as part of the 2022 Homecoming and Family Weekend Celebration! The speaker for this year’s event will feature Michael Parker, president of uniball Corporation, a division of uni Mitsubishi Pencil Company and a worldwide leader in quality writing instrumentsKeep Reading “Executive Leader Mike Parker to Speak at Network Night￼”
(ELGIN, IL – September 20, 2022) National recognized leader in Higher Education Dr. Thomas C. Meredith will receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from Judson University at the university’s Founder’s Day observance on October 21. The honorary degree is conferred on a person who has distinguished themselves in the political realm, or in theKeep Reading “Dr. Thomas C. Meredith Will Receive an Honorary Degree from Judson University￼”
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