Tue 27 Aug

Blue Zones: Where are We Now, Where Are We Headed

Ashley Lawson M.P.A. Program description to be added soon *This event will be held at Edinboro University's William P. Music Center on 110 Kiltie Road, Edinboro, PA 16444... Read More »
Thu 5 Sep

President Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney:The Great Antagonists

George Deutsch, B.A. Roger Taney was the product of privilege and formal education, which standsin stark contrast to Abraham Lincoln, his impoverished youth and selfeducation.Their antagon... Read More »
Tue 10 Sep

Mobilizing Industry in World War II: How Did the U.S. Become an Arsenal for Democracy?

Mark Squeglia, B.A. The Great Depression left U.S. industrial might a shell of its former self. Withthe German invasion of Poland in 1939, the U.S. began to awaken from itsindustrial and ... Read More »

Advancing Community Progress in Erie, Pennsylvania

The Jefferson Educational Society (JES) of Erie is a nonprofit institution where conversations commence and ideas take action. We were founded to promote civic enlightenment and community progress for the Erie Region through the study, research, and discussion of those ideas and events that have influenced the human condition. The Society offers courses, seminars, and lectures which explain the central ideas that have formed the past, assist in exploring the present, and offer guidance to enhance the civic future of the Erie Region.