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Connecting the Humanities with Civic Engagement

"The humanities are critical to a deep curriculum on leadership." William D. "Bro" Adams
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William D. "Bro" Adams

Chair, National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965 and is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States. Because democracy demands wisdom, NEH serves and strengthens our republic by promoting excellence in the humanities and conveying the lessons of history to all Americans.

 

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center at Cuyahoga Community College is a new initiative that offers students the opportunity to study the humanities in a way that engages them in the community and develops their leadership skills. The Center is the result of a $10 million gift from the Mandel Foundation, the largest gift in the history of the College.

 

The City Club and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center are hosting a community forum May 5 and 6 that explores key issues around education and leadership in our community.

 

Join us for a free conversation on how to connect the humanities with civic engagement featuring William D. Adams, Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Lauren Onkey, Ph.D., Chair and Dean of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center at Cuyahoga Community College.

 

The event is free, but registration is required.

 

Location:
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center 

Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre 
Cuyahoga Community College - Eastern Campus
4250 Richmond Road
Highland Hills, OH 44122


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