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Morris College to honor multi-million dollar donor, Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. with portrait unveiling Monday
Morris College to thank multi-million dollar donor at portrait unveiling
(SUMTER, S.C.) – Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. Morris College alum and former Board of Trustee member will be honored during a Monday, Feb. 24, ceremony, featuring a portrait unveiling.
The ceremony begins at 11 a.m., in the Solomon Jackson, Jr. Administration building. Dr. Jackson’s portrait will be the first portrait displayed on the first floor in the foyer of the building.
Dr. Jackson is well known for his unselfish philanthropic support to Morris College, the state of South Carolina and to higher education. In 2010, he presented a $10 million check to the late Dr. Luns C. Richardson, President of Morris College. This was the largest individual gift in the institution's history which provided scholarships for students, aided in the construction of a new Student Health Services Center, constructed a new residential hall and administration building, purchased a new coach bus, replaced the roof of an existing residential hall and added to the college’s general endowment.
This event is by invitation only, please RSVP by Thursday, February 20, 2020. (803-934-3221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
WHAT: Portrait unveiling for $10 million donor Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. at Morris College
WHEN: Monday, Feb. 24
WHERE: Morris College
Solomon Jackson, Jr. Administration Building
100 West College Street
WHO: President Dr. Leroy Staggers
Morris College Board of Trustees Members
Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr.
RSVP: email@example.com or 803-934-3221
About Morris College
Established in 1908 Morris College is a historically black, co-educational, liberal arts college, operated by the South Carolina Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention. Located in Sumter, S.C. Morris’ mission is to provide students with the intellect and personal development needed to enhance their lives while preparing students for the path in which they choose to pursue.