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Martin Luther King Day of Service
January 19, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Marshall University will host a Day of Service Friday, Jan. 19 to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This one-day event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast in the university’s Don Morris Room in the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus. Speakers for the breakfast include Dr. Damien Arthur, director of the university’s Community-Based Learning program; Matt Jarvis, student body president; Heather Thomas, president of the National Pan-Hellenic Council; and Maurice Cooley, associate vice president of intercultural affairs.
After breakfast, Holland said participants will divide into morning and afternoon sessions for their assigned service projects. Project sites include Harmony House, Goodwill of the KYOWVA Area, Ronald McDonald House, Facing Hunger Foodbank, Ebenezer Community Outreach Daycare, Huntington Boys and Girls Club of Huntington and the A.D. Lewis Community Center, as well as one on-campus project.
To register for the event, visit www.marshall.edu/diversity/MLK. Registration guarantees a free breakfast and T-shirt for participation. Availability is limited and interested participants are encouraged to register immediately. This event is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the President’s Commission on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion.
Earlier in the week, the university will participate in the annual tradition freedom march and King birthday celebration Monday, Jan. 15.