Women Making History
March 1-31, 2020
Kenosha Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave.
During the month of March, visit the Northside Library lobby to see a dynamic and informative exhibit on the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrage. Learn about women who have changed history and celebrate their remarkable achievements.
Spotlight on Sports: Carthage Speaker Series with Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Daniel Orlando Diaz ’11
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Campbell Student Union Auditorium
Three-time Olympic gold medalist and international humanitarian, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Daniel Orlando Diaz ’11, director of World Cup, Olympic, and Cross-Platform Partnerships at NBCUniversal Media, visit Carthage for the third Spotlight on Sports Speaker Series.
One of the most decorated female athletes of all time, Mrs. Joyner-Kersee dominated the track and field circuit in the 1980s and ’90s. She won six medals spanning four Olympic Games and holds the world record time in the heptathlon. In 2004, she was inducted into the U.S. Track and Field Hall of Fame.
Following her illustrious career, Mrs. Joyner-Kersee set her sights on aiding others. The Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation strives to change the lives of at-risk and low-income children in East St. Louis and across the U.S. She also helped found Athletes for Hope and is an advocate for healthy lifestyles.
Join us and our esteemed guests to learn more about the Olympic Games and the world that loves to watch. This event is free and open to the public.
‘Maria Longworth Storer: From Music and Art to Popes and Presidents’
April 22, 2020
Hedberg Library, Niemann Theater
Nancy Broermann, the author of “Maria Longworth Storer: From Music and Art to Popes and Presidents” will present a talk on Maria Storer, who was an active businesswoman, advocate for women’s rights, and played various other prominent roles during the 19th century. This event is free and open to the public.
Celebration of Scholars
April 24-25, 2020
N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center
Come help us lift up the Carthage professors and students who are making strides in research, discovery, and innovation.