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‌The Jackson Family Center for Ethics & Values‌

Engaging students and community members in lively discussion of ethical issues is the main purpose of Jackson Center events, such as Tea & Ethics and Java Jabber.

The Jackson Center's upcoming conference "Thinking About Poverty in Horry County" is a two-day conference that will explore ways in which poverty affects life in our area. On Thursday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium in the Wall Building (13 on the map), Daniel Hausman, Herbert A. Simon and Hilldale Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present the keynote address, “Why Should We Care About Poverty?” On Friday, April 25, there will be several panels and events held in the Wall Building (13 on the map) regarding current local poverty issues.

Please view the full itenerary for Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25, here.

For parking information and a map of the campus, click here.

 Poverty Poster

Upcoming Events:


Ethics & Religion
St. Anthony, Poverty, & the Origins of Christian Monasticism
Jeffry R. Halverson
April 16th; 4:30 p.m.
Lackey Chapel

Poverty Conference:
Keynote Address: "Why Should We Care About Poverty?"
Dan Hausman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 24th; 4:30 p.m.
Johnson Auditorium

Conference Papers
April 25th; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Johnson Auditorium


Please enjoy the video below of Dr. Robert Audi's Philosopher's Corner presentation from March 17, 2014. Audi is the John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame as well as a former Jackson Center Visiting Ethicist.