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James S. Owen Humanities Building

James S. Owen Humanities Building (JSO) - space in front of Morrison Gallery (left); front view of JSO (middle); Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education room

The James S. Owen Humanities Building (JSO) was the first building on campus, opening in 1964. Formerly known as the James S. Owen Administration Building, it was renamed in 2014 in honor of the college’s first president. Beautifully renovated in 2019, JSO houses the humanities department and classes such as English, art, music and speech. It is also home to the Morrison Gallery where a variety of art exhibits, guest lectures and special events are offered.

JSO houses the following academic program: