Martin Luther King Jr. Week 2017
At KSU, we recognize the educational access and opportunities that Dr. King's legacy has provided in the United States. We invite you to celebrate the life and philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by attending the various MLK Week events scheduled Saturday, January 14th - Thursday, January 19th. For more information about any of the upcoming events, please contact Brandon Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 470-578-4518.
MLK Day of Impact: Community Service Opportunity RSVP Required
Saturday, Jan. 14th 8:00am – 1:00pm Belmont Elementary School
KSU Volunteerism (VKSU) will be taking student volunteers to the Hands On Atlanta Discovery Program to engage with small groups of K-5th grade children at Belmont Hill Elementary school. Transportation will be provided. To RSVP and/or for more information, contact Volunteerism & Service Learning Support at: email@example.com for more information.
The Annual KSU MLK Ceremony & Keynote Address
Sunday, Jan. 15th 6:00pm – 8:30pm Kennesaw Campus, Bailey Performance Center
Community activist and Hip-Hop performing artist David Banner will keynote this annual MLK ceremony. This keynote is meant to continue Dr. King’s legacy and deliver a message on how to inspire our community. This event is co-sponsored by the KSU African-American Student Alliance. Doors will open 5:00pm. Open admission seating.
Six Voices: "Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." RSVP Required
Tuesday, Jan. 17th 12:00pm – 1:30pm Carmichael Student Center University
Six KSU community members, including President Sam Olens, will have 10 minutes each to reflect on a quote, speech or action from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and share how his philosophies continue to impact our society today. Light refreshments will be served. Limited seating available. RSVP using the form below!
MLK Week Film: "Selma" (Two showings)
Tuesday, Jan. 17th 5:00-8:00pm Marietta Campus, Wilson Student Center Ballroom
Wednesday, Jan. 18th 5:00–8:00pm Kennesaw Campus, Student Center University Room
This film tells the unforgettable story of the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition
Courageous Conversations: "Keeping Dr. King's Dream Alive" (Two options)
Thursday, Jan. 19th Noon–1:30pm Kennesaw Campus, Student Center University Room
Thursday, Jan. 19th 6:00-8:00pm Marietta Campus, Student Center Student Affiars Suite
KSU’s Dr. Matthew Robison will screen and facilitate an open discussion on Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech and how its message is still relevant today. Bring your own lunch.