Meet Our New Ethics Fellow
The Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values is proud to introduce David Holiday as
the Ethics Fellow for the 2015-16 school year. David's work in Philosophy is primarily
focused on moral theory, moral psychology and the history of ethics (esp 20th Century).
For more information about David, or to contact him please visit his biography page
Jackson Scholars Travel to D.C. with the Edgar Dyer Institute for Leadership and Public Policy
During March 2015, 7 Jackson Scholars participated in the Washington D.C. Leadership
Delegation with the Edgar Dyer Institute for Leadership and Public Policy.
Current Ethical Issues in the Middle East
Join Samih Baalbaki, an instructor for the Osher Lifelong
Learning Institute at CCU, to discuss contemporary
political and ethical developments in a rapidly changing
Middle East. The discussions are designed to help students
and community members think about contemporary
political and ethics issues in the Middle East in a larger
historical and religious context.
04 NovemberThe Legacy of Malcolm X
Jeffry Halverson, Assistant Professor, Department of
Philosophy and Religious Studies
The man we know as Malcolm X was constantly reinventing
himself. During the last year of his life (1964-1965), he
entered into Sunni Islam, traveled the Middle East and
Africa, debated at Oxford University, and shifted his view
of the civil rights struggle in America to an international
struggle for human rights. From his famous pilgrimage
(Hajj) to the holy city of Mecca, the little known last year
of Malcolm X's life was perhaps the most transformative of
Are All CCU Students Equal?
A recent climate survey of Coastal Carolina University
students indicates that some students experience
socioeconomic discrimination. But what exactly is
socioeconomic discrimination and how does it differ from
other forms of discrimination? What role does it play in
students’ day to day lives on campus? What can be done
to eliminate it? These and other questions will be discussed
by a panel of students and faculty members.
About the Center
The primary focus of the Jackson Family Center for Ethics & and Values is to cultivate awareness throughout the academic and surrounding communities of
the importance and lifelong rewards of personal and professional integrity. In order to achieve its goals, the Jackson Center sponsorsfour cornerstones: the
Jackson Scholars, the Ethics & Leadership Academy, the Jackson Center Events Program, and the Visiting Ethicist series. The Center is guided by a director,
an assistant director, an ethics fellow, and a board of directors in order to recognize and celebrate the rich history and example of Mary Emily and Nelson
Jackson and their family.