MLK

MLK

MLK Commemoration is a collaboration with Spotlight Programs Board, Disability Services and Black Student Achievement.

33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Thursday, January 21, 2016
4 – 5:30 p.m. with reception to follow
Student Center East Ballroom
Description: In collaboration with Spotlight Programs Board, Disability Services and Black Student Achievement, the 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration serves not only as an opportunity to reflect on Dr. King’s legacy, but also as an occasion to engage with the ideals, principles, and values that enlivened Dr. King’s political and social action. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Marc Lamont Hill with performances by the Atlanta Freedom Bands.

For more information, please contact: Laci Lee Adams, Senior Student Development Specialist for Multicultural Education and Competence

Civic Engagement will be hosting the following events in recognition of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

  • Monday, January 15, 2016
    10a.m. - 2p.m.
    MLK Service Project: Community Cleanup

  • Monday, January 15, 2016
    1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    MLK Service Project at Café 458

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2016
    9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    MLK Project at Big Bethel

  • Thursday, January 18, 2016
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    MLK Service project at Covenant House, transportation required

  • Thursday, January 18, 2016
    10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    MLK project at the MLK Center

Nominations for award recipients during Georgia State University’s 33rd Annual MLK Commemoration were due by 11:59 p.m. on December 7, 2015. Nomination forms for both the Humanitarian Award and the Community Service Award can be found on the following tabs. For more information, contact Jordan Forrest Miller, Graduate Assistant for Multicultural Education and Competence, or call 404-413-1584.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award
This award is presented to an exemplary undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated an outstanding ability to promote multiculturalism at Georgia State University and/or the community at large. Students must be nominated by a peer, staff or faculty member. Self-nominations are not permitted. Students must be in good academic and conduct standing with the Dean of Students office.
Hosea Williams Community Service Award
This award is presented to an exemplary faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a purposeful risk-taking for improving a community by addressing a societal need, strong leadership skills and courage in achieving its mission. Faculty or staff may be nominated by a student, staff or faculty member. Self-nominations are not permitted.