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Events planned for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1/15/2008 —

Penn State Schuylkill Student Affairs and Programming Board are supporting several student-led initiatives in support and celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. The theme for the initiatives will be “The Dream in Action.”

The students are encouraged to visit 1-800-volunteer.org to discover the more than 150 opportunities for local volunteer service in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

--- January 21 The Penn State Schuylkill Chapter of the NAACP and the United Minority Leaders, in conjunction with the Programming Board, will present the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration at 7 pm in the Morgan Auditorium. The event will feature performances by the Quiet Storm Step Team, the Sophisticated Beauties Dance Team, as well as other members of campus organizations.

--- January 21 The week will also kick-off the Poster Contest in support of African American History Month. Each organization will chronicle an important contributor to African American History by illustrating a poster to be displayed in the Student Community Center.

--- January 21-25 The Ciletti Memorial Library and the Library Student Advisory Board will be creating a display in honor of the holiday.

--- January 23: Student Activities presents Michael Fosberg, theatrical performance at 7 pm in the Morgan Auditorium. Michael Fosberg presents "Incognito" which is the story of his struggle to understand his identity, his roots, his family, and the difficult history behind the tragic American complexity of "race."

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Activities at (570) 385-6246.

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