Mon 22 Jul

Sports Heroes of the Erie School District: 125 Profiles

Hon. Daniel J. Brabender Jr., J.D. Erie's greatest sports author Dan Brabender has done it again with his newlyreleased book on Erie sports. Brabender, an Erie County Common Pleas CourtJudge, combines d... Read More »
Tue 23 Jul

A 50-Year Legacy of Astronaut Photography: Illuminating the Power of the Overview Effect

Joseph Reese Ph.D. Fifty years ago, astronauts first landed on the moon and humanity experienceda transformational view of our planet – the Earth from space. This aweinspiringperspecti... Read More »
Tue 23 Jul

Edinboro and the Baby Boom: How Edinboro State College Responded to the Challenge of Educating a New Generation

Roy Strausbaugh Ph.D., D.Hu. Edinboro State College's Response to the Baby Boomers – A Success: But what went wrong? Roy Strausbaugh, Ph.D., former professor of history and administrator at Edi... 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.