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by Sarah Mellinger, MJCHF Executive Director, (618) 655-2890 on February 7, 2020
Edwardsville, IL (February 7, 2020) – The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation announced today the honorees for the inaugural Human Spirit Leadership Award. This year’s recipients, Dr. Dale Chapman, Mark Goldenberg and Herman Shaw, represent a deep commitment to the community and the world around them. The honorees will ...
by Sarah Mellinger, MJCHF Executive Director, (618) 655-2890 on October 23, 2019
EDWARDSVILLE – Award-winning radio host and bestselling author Diane Rehm will be the featured guest speaker for the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation’s Fifth Annual Distinguished Leadership Dinner and Fundraiser, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Rehm brings her unique talents to...
by Laura Inlow, L&C Media Services, linlow@lc.edu on February 18, 2019
GODFREY – The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation (MJCHF) will receive a $95,000 grant from the National Recreation Foundation to fund water recreation through the Swarovski Waterschool USA: Mississippi River and urban gardening efforts through the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville STEM Center in 2019. “We are a...
by Laura Inlow, L&C Media Services, linlow@lc.edu on February 5, 2019
EDWARDSVILLE – International television news host Fareed Zakaria will be the featured guest speaker for the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation’s Fourth Annual Fundraiser Dinner, Tuesday, March 26, at The Commons on Lewis and Clark Community College’s Godfrey Campus. Zakaria will speak on the role of leadership in...
by Advantage News on January 7, 2019
After the school day ends Tuesday afternoon, a group of 20 or so students converges on the classroom of language arts teacher Jennifer Gowin at Trimpe Middle School with serious business to tend to. Most of these students are involved in myriad extracurricular activities, but this one is particularly important to them and kept close to th...
by Laura Inlow, linlow@lc.edu on September 11, 2018
GODFREY – Lewis and Clark Community College’s Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities is a 2018 recipient of Landmarks Illinois’ Project of the Year Award for Leadership. This year marks the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards’ 25th year. Since 1994, the awards program, funded by the Richard H. Driehaus Foun...
on August 30, 2018
Dr. Ed Hightower will retire from the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation effective December 1, 2018.  The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities opened its doors in 2015, with the mission of creating communities that embrace respect, dignity, understanding and forgiveness among people of different cultures, races, and r...
on June 19, 2018
The “STEM Meets Humanities” initiative’s Robotics program kicked off its four-week summer program on Tues., June 19. The program will last until Thurs., July 12, and will teach local elementary and middle school students fundamental computer science and engineering skills, as well as how they can utilize robotic technology to enha...
on May 9, 2018
An Alton team won the National Flagway Tournament sponsored by the Young People’s Project (YPP) for the second straight year Saturday, April 28 at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Student Fitness Center. The SIUE College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) hosted the second annual mathematics competition. The Alton Alge-bruhs had to go t...
on May 8, 2018
The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation (MJCHF®), Madison County Regional Superintendent, and Madison County school student leaders held the third “Conversation Towards a Brighter Future” summit on Fri., May 4. The summit began at 9:30 a.m. at the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities in Edwardsville. “Conv...
on April 4, 2018
Approximately 60 young girls in Alton, Collinsville, Madison and Venice are learning the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through an interactive after-school urban gardening program. The future leaders are gaining hands-on experience solving real-world problems. The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center f...
on March 29, 2018
Humanitarian Naomi Tutu was the guest of honor at the 2018 MJCHF® Annual Speaker Series and Fundraiser on Wed., March 30 at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Tutu, daughter of South African Archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize awardee Desmond Tutu, spoke to the crowd of nearly 460 MJCHF supporters about the significance of the humanities,...
on January 16, 2018
Riverbender | Steven Spencer The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities held the second Conversation Towards a Brighter Future summit Tuesday morning at the Mannie Jackson Center in Edwardsville. Executive Director of the Center for the Humanities, Dr. Ed Hightower said Conversations Towards a Brighter Future is occurring as a solution to the n...
on January 5, 2018
The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation (MJCHF®), Madison County Regional Superintendent, and Madison County school student leaders are hosting a second “Conversation Towards a Brighter Future” summit on Tues., Jan. 9, 2018. The summit will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Mannie Jackson Center for the Hum...
on January 4, 2018
J.F. Electric, Inc. recently donated $50,000 to the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities in support of Madison County youth. J.F. Electric traces its roots to The Fowler Company, which was started in 1925 in St. Louis, Mo. and relocated to Centralia, Ill. during the great depression. In 1969, James C. Fowler purchased the electrical division a...
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