University Honors Martin Luther King

In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Multicultural Affairs Office has coordinated several events to take place Jan. 19-23.

The MLK Service-Learning Community Challenge debuts Jan. 19. Students from Truman’s campus will come together to perform various service “challenges” for the greater Kirksville community from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Later that day, at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Building Georgian Room, will be the Unity Reflection.

The annual Unity Luncheon is Jan. 21 in the Georgian Room. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., with the buffet starting at 11:45 a.m. and programing at 12 p.m. The centerpiece of the luncheon will be a 20-minute performance of staged reading presented by students of Dana Smith, associate professor of theatre. One Voice will perform gospel selections. Tickets are $8 per person. Students can apply one meal block and pay $3.50. RSVP to the Public Relations Office at 785.4016 by Jan. 16. (Click here to view the invitation

Festivities taking place Jan. 22 include a Symposium at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Building Down Under, and the the start of the MLK “Read-In,” a two-day event with programs at area locations.

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