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Meet Our New Ethics Fellow

Ethics Fellow - David Holliday

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




Featured News 

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.

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Upcoming Events


21 October

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 November

The 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


17 November 

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. 




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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.