Endicott College's Judge Science Center: The Dedication Takes Flight with Help of White Light.
Updated: May 28, 2019
At any college or university, the construction of a new building is a big deal that involves years of planning, millions of dollars and an eye to the future. At Endicott College, the new science center was just that: A big deal. When alumni, trustee and donor Ginger Judge returned to campus more than 60 years after her graduation, she came to commemorate the building the was to bear her name and legacy.
Ginger Judge had been a vital contributor to Endicott College’s rich history – as a student, alumna, volunteer, and as one of the College’s longest-serving trustees. Graduating from Endicott in 1951, she married Dan Gordon Judge, Jr. the same year, settling in Trumbull, Connecticut, where the Honeycomb Company of America – founded by Dan Gordon, Sr. – was based at the time. As Honeycomb broadened manufacturing operations, she and her husband relocated the company, establishing headquarters in Sarasota, Florida. She remained actively involved at Honeycomb for nearly fifty years, culminating in her position as president. Ginger has played lead roles in a wide range of philanthropies, including Easter Seals, where she served on the Board and was honored with the distinguished Louise Callahan National Volunteer of the Year Award. In addition to her charitable work in her community, Ginger was also appointed as an Honorary Commander at MacDill Air Force Base, in recognition of her company’s many contributions to the programs and the aircraft of the United States Air Force.
White Light Visual was presented with a unique challenge: To transform over 50 feet of blank wall into a compelling visual story of Ginger and her contributions to the college and her legacy as a business leader. Floor-to-ceiling wall coverings set as a background to large acrylic panels told the story of her and her families business that made such an impact on the aircraft and aeronautical industry and bold, bronze dimensional lettering added formality and presence to the high-traffic corridor and lobby.