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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

2019 MLK Celebration Save the Date

 The 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

January 18-20, 2021

The Office of Multicultural Student Services invites all members of our campus community to join us for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. 

All events are free and open to the public.


Monday, January 18, 2021

  •  MLK Day of Service Project

    MLK Day of Service Project "Operation Safe Sidewalks" 

    • *9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

    Sponsored by the CLACS - Volunteer Center

    • Volunteers are needed for operation safe sidewalks to help give back to the community by simply shoveling and salting local sidewalks.  Shovels and sidewalk salt are provided.  Hosted by Center for Leadership, Activities and Career Services (CLACS) This opportunity is a pre-register event. You can register here:

      . Please contact the CLACS Volunteer Center by emailing[email protected] with questions.
  •  Motivational Speaker Dr. Steve Perry via Zoom 5PM to 6PM

    "Lessons We May Glean from MLK Jr. During the COVID-19 Pandemic" featuring Dr. Steve Perry, nationally recognized motivational speaker and educator.  5PM to 6PM via Zoom

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

  •  The Other America via Zoom 11AM to 12PM

    Join OMSS as we watch clips from Dr. King’s speech titled “The Other America” that was first delivered at Stanford University in 1967 and again in slight variations through 1968. The speech explores the racial economic opportunity divide, realities that remain true in 2021. A facilitated discussion will follow the presentation.  This presentation will be recorded.  If you cannot watch during this period please email [email protected] and we will reach out to you after the event so you can watch the recording. 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

  •  MLK Jr. Celebration Student Tribute 7PM to 8PM via Zoom
      • Students will honor and commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with speeches and musical performances. Students interested in participating in the tribute please contact us at 231-591-2617 or [email protected]


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