My Path to Leadership Series
Students enrolled in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Scholars Academy have numerous opportunities to meet and engage with local and national leaders through our My Path to Leadership series.
President Jim Tressel, Youngstown State University
Justice Melody Stewart, Ohio Supreme Court
Lee Weingart, Candidate for Cuyahoga County Executive (February 2022)
Chris Ronayne, Candidate for Cuyahoga County Executive (March 2022)
Dr. Alex Johnson, Tri-C President (April 2022)
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center is proud to sponsor public events designed to advance conversations in and about the humanities. Typically taking place in the Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre, these events are always free and open to the public.
Humanities Education and Civic Engagement
— featuring William D. “Bro” Adams, Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities (May 5, 2016)
Is the Natural World All There Is?
— featuring Louise Antony, Professor of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Michael Rea, Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame (March 27, 2019)
Battle of the Literary Masters: C. S. Lewis vs.
J. R. R. Tolkien
— featuring Holly Ordway, Fellow of Faith and Culture, Word on Fire Institute, and Michael Ward, Senior Research Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford (October 10, 2019)
Frederick Douglass Speaks on Democracy
— featuring Frederick Douglass scholar and interpreter Nathan Richardson at the Western Reserve Historical Society's Cleveland History Center (February 19, 2022)
Moral Grandstanding in American Discourse
— featuring Brandon Warmke, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Philosophy, Bowling Green State University and Justin Weinberg, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Philosophy, University of South Carolina (May 18, 2022)