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  • Judson University offers two new graduate programs Oct 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    Judson University will offer two new graduate-level programs, a master of leadership in ministry and a master of business administration, starting in the spring of 2014. Both programs were approved by the Higher Learning Commission on Sept. 24. Students interested in either program can attend an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Nov. 12 in the Lindner Tower Eagle Lounge on Judsonís Elgin campus, 1151 N. State St.

  •  Kathleen McNamara teaches a social gerontology course through Columbia College of Missouri on Wednesday nights in Building K of Elgin Community College.

    ECC students can get 4-year degrees without a moveAug 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Kerry McCullor is just one class away from meeting the graduation requirements for an associate degree from Elgin Community College. McCullor, 38, wants a bachelorís degree, too, and thanks to a partnership with Columbia College of Missouri, she can stay right where she is and get it. Similar partnerships are in place with Judson University and Northern Illinois University.

  • Gillian Stewart-Wells and Steven Layne announced Monday that Judson University will offer its first Ph.D program, a doctorate of education in literacy.

    Judson offering first doctoral program Jun 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Elgin City Council members have become increasingly focused on education in they chose the theme as one of nine key parts of the city’s strategic plan, a move that pulled schooling into the purview of city government for the first time. While the council has no direct control over educating the city’s students, Mayor David Kaptain has led a push to work with Elgin’s educational institutions in the name of attracting more people to the community. Judson University’s announcement Monday that it would offer its first doctoral degree — a doctorate of education in literacy — was received as warmly by the mayor as anyone else.

  • Judson falls short in NAIA Opening Round May 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Judson University baseball team battled to the championship game of the NAIA Opening Round tournament at Silver Cross Field in Joliet Saturday but fell short, losing to No. 1 seed York College (Neb.) 4-3. The Eagles (46-17) rallied to beat Cumberland (Tenn.) 4-3 in 10 innings in their first game of the day, a win that put Judson in the position of having to beat York twice, once Saturday and then again Monday, to advance to the NAIA World Series.

  • Judson takes 3rd at NCCAA tournament May 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Judson University softball team lost to Shorter University of Rome, Ga., 5-0 Saturday and finished in third place in the NCCAA National Tournament at Boutetort, Va.

  • Judson falls into losers bracket May 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Judson University softball team has secured no worse than a third-place finish at the National Christian College Athletic Association national tournament, but the Eagles will have to win three straight Saturday if they are to bring home the program's first national championship. No. 4 seed Judson used another strong pitching performance from McHenry graduate Sarah Boyer to beat top-seeded Shorter University of Rome, Ga., Friday 1-0 but then lost to No. 6 seed Union College of Jackson, Tenn., 2-0 to drop into the loser's bracket.

  • Judson falls to No. 1 York in NAIA tournament May 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Judson University baseball team's quest for a berth in the NAIA World Series suffered a setback Friday but not a fatal blow. The third-seeded Eagles were limited to 6 hits in a 5-0 loss to No. 1 York College (Neb.) at the NAIA Opening Round Qualifier at Sliver Cross Field in Joliet, which follows a double-elimination format. Judson (45-16) was unable to solve long-bearded left-hander Aaron Conyers (9-2), who recently was named NAIA National Pitcher of the Week for a no-hitter he threw against Central Baptist (Ark.) on April 26. Conyers (9-2) needed 105 pitches to toss a 9-inning shutout and snap Judson's 18-game winning streak.

  • Lipp, Perez lead Judson in NAIA opener May 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Huntley graduate Craig Lipp and Westminster Christian graduate Ryan Perez pitched a combined 7-hitter to lead the Judson University baseball team to a 7-4 win over No. 2 Cumberland (Tenn.) in the first game of the NAIA Championship Opening Round at Silver Cross Field in Joliet Thursday. No. 3 Judson (45-14), which has won 18 straight, will meet the winner of No. 4 Mayville State, N.D. (35-6-1) and No 1 York, Neb. (41-10) in Joliet on Friday at 2 p.m.

  • Judson opens NCCAA tourney with win May 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    It took nine innings, but the Judson University softball team came away a winner Thursday in the opening round of the National Christian College Athletic Association's national tournament in Botetourt, Va. Bri DiGiola doubled, was sacrificed to third by Allison Catlett and scored on a single by Amber Mysliwiec in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Eagles defeated Indiana Wesleyan 1-0.

  • Mary Rees Freeman reacts as she is announced as the winner of the D. Ray Wilson Service Award during Judson University's Community Prayer Breakfast Wednesday in Elgin. Rees Freeman has worked with or volunteered for a number of local nonprofit organizations.

    Judson recognizes volunteers, relationships at prayer breakfast May 8, 2013 12:00 AM
    Community members gathered at Judson University Wednesday for a morning of prayer — for families and friends, government officials and churches and religious leaders. The annual prayer breakfast filled Judson's fitness center with hundreds of community leaders and five nominees for a volunteer service award, which was awarded to Mary Rees Freeman.

  •  Judson University held its commencement ceremony Saturday.

    Judson celebrates 69th commencement May 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Judson University celebrated the accomplishments of almost 200 graduates Saturday between its two commencement ceremonies. Officials awarded 161 Bachelor of Arts degrees, 21 Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degrees, 11 Master of Architecture degrees and five Master of Education degrees. Judson's incoming president, Gene Crume, gave the commencement address. He officially takes over as president Friday.

  • Judson eliminated from CCAC tournament May 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    Just a day before, the Judson University softball team beat No. 6 seed St. Francis 2-0 to kick off the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Tournament at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbannais. On Friday, the No. 3 Eagles (37-17) were at it again with St. Francis, and held a 1-run lead heading into the bottom of the seventh. But 2 errors allowed 2 runs to cross, the last on a sacrifice bunt as Judson lost a heartbreaker to St. Francis 3-2 at Tiger Field, which eliminated the Eagles from the conference tournament.

  • Judson splits at CCAC tournament May 2, 2013 12:00 AM

  • Judson softball makes it 35 wins Apr 27, 2013 12:00 AM

  • Judson sweeps Cardinal Stritch Apr 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    Amanda Hart hit a 3-run walk off home run and Brianna Tennyson had 26 strikeouts as Judson completed a sweep of Cardinal Stritch with an 11-inning 5-2 win in Game 2. The Eagles won the opener 8-0.

  • Judson splits at Ashford tournament Apr 20, 2013 12:00 AM
    Ashford 6, Judson 4: Deanna DeBoscherre was 2-for-3 with a double, and Brianna Tennyson and Maddie Smith each had 2 hits and an RBI for Judson at the Ashford Tournament in Morrison, Ill.

  • Judson wins 2 in tournament Apr 19, 2013 12:00 AM

  • Elgin flooding worst near Tyler, Poplar creeks Apr 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Already two homes have been evacuated on Elginís northwest side and more residents are expected to need alternative housing as rain remains in the forecast. The Elgin Fire Department evacuated two homes on Mark Avenue Thursday morning. The Public Services Department closed the Royal Street bridge and the intersection of Maroon and Varsity drives and officials are recommending residents stay away from Willard Avenue and Eagle Road as well as the entire neighborhoods of Willow Lakes Estates, Old Oaks Estates and Villa Gardens Estates. Judson University has been hard hit on its campus along Tyler Creek.

  • Judson sweeps William Penn Apr 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Judson University softball team swept William Penn in a nonconference doubleheader Saturday, winning 7-4 and 12-2.

  • Rick West/rwest@dailyherald.com Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the World Leaders Forum at Judson University's Herrick Chapel Friday night.

    What Tony Blairís Elgin visit meant for local police Apr 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    The 40 or so police officers at Judson University making sure Tony Blair's visit went smoothly were a far cry from the approximately 150 people who descended on the campus for former President George W. Bush's speech in 2011. Elgin Police Department Lt. Dan O'Shea said the whole effort started out with a call to the Secret Service. "It's a lot of work but it's kind of matter of fact because I do it every year," O'Shea said.

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