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on June 15, 2017
We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center for STEM Research, Education and Outreach and the Madison County Housing Authority (MCHA) in an initiative to educate and inspire young females through STEM-related lessons. The goal of this partnership is to prepare young females throug...
on May 16, 2017
We are pleased to share in the excitement about the success of the Alton Math Games League and their national championship title. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Arts and Sciences Dean Greg Budzban led the league, believing that gamifying mathematics will engage young learners and foster an interest in the subject of math. ...
on April 24, 2017
The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities is honored to announce that its director and president, Mannie Jackson was recently inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Jackson was directly chosen as a Class of 2017 Hall of Fame member for his work on the Contributor Committee, a distinguished committee that focuses on prese...
on April 19, 2017
Dear MJCHF Supporters, We continue to see excitement occurring on a daily basis at the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities (MJCH®). In less than two years, the center has hosted more than 4,000 visitors at our many events. The mission of MJCH is to remove barriers that hinder individuals and groups from realizing their aspirations and ful...
on April 19, 2017
EDWARDSVILLE – Student athletes from around the area received unique and valuable advice from the legendary basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Thursday afternoon at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Following a press conference and before he headed into the fundraising event held by The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities in t...
on March 30, 2017
Brittany Johnson | The Telegraph GRANITE CITY — From football to space travel, one dreamer shared his story with area high school students Wednesday on reaching for the stars despite life’s challenges. Hundreds of students from Granite City, Madison and Venice high schools filled the Granite City High Auditorium, 3101 Madison Ave., an...
on March 30, 2017
GRANITE CITY – Leland Melvin has traveled many roads in his life. One road could have led to the National Football League. Another road did lead him to NASA. Melvin, a former astronaut who flew on two missions on Space Shuttle Atlantis in 2008 and 2009, spoke to a gathering of students from Granite City, Madison and Venice high schools Wedn...
on February 2, 2017
On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the MJCHF will partner with the Regional Superintendent of Education, SIUE, and Lewis & Clark Community College to host former NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin, who flew on two Space Shuttle missions. Mr. Melvin will speak to more than 600 students from Granite City, Madison, and Venice high schools. The prog...
on February 1, 2017
EDWARDSVILLE – The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities made an announcement this afternoon of some big news – legendary UCLA and Los Angeles Lakers’ player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be featured guest at an upcoming fundraiser on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Southern Illinois University Edwardsvill...
on January 18, 2017
EDWARDSVILLE - Gori Julian & Associates announced a $100,000 donation on Thursday for Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Initiative’s “Conversation Toward a Bright Future” endeavor. More than 200 middle school and high school students from 23 schools in Madison County, Ill., are participating in the dis...
on October 3, 2016
Dr. Hightower met with Colonel Laura Lenderman, Commander of the 375th Air Mobility Wing unit, as part of the Honorary Commander's Program. It is a program designed to help build better connectivity between Scott AFB and community leaders.  On her website, she had the following message to Dr. Hightower. Visit with Dr. Hightower By&n...
on September 2, 2016
EDWARDSVILLE - The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), and Madison County Housing Authority are engaged in a two-year STEM project targeting minority, elementary age girls living in low-income housing. The first phase brought hands-on learning to 20 girls in order to increase their interest an...
on May 19, 2016
GODFREY – The Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities (MJCH) announced its new Global Research Initiative at its inaugural fundraiser dinner, featuring keynote speaker Gen. Colin Powell, on Thursday.  The MJCH is currently in the process of assembling world class scholars with expertise in content and research methodologies enabling th...
on May 18, 2016
Every year since 1960, the College of Business family meets in Chicago to honor faculty and alumni achievements at the annual Spring Luncheon. Please join us as we welcome keynote speaker Mannie Jackson, chairman, Boxcar Holdings, LLC; president, Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation; and former chairman and owner, Harlem Globe...
on May 17, 2016
GODFREY – Representatives of the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities had the opportunity to network with fellow humanitarians and help celebrate the National Endowment for the Humanities’ 50th anniversary this month in Washington, D.C.  Lewis and Clark Community College President Dale Chapman and Mannie Jackson Center for the...
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