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Missouri Western celebrates MLK Week

Missouri Western State University will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with MLK Week activities Jan. 21-25.

  • Monday, Jan. 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, campus closed
  • Tuesday, Jan. 22: “We Are the Change Table” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Blum Student Union Lobby. Students will have the opportunity to sign a banner and take a photo.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 23: MLK Drum Major for Justice Banquet, 6 p.m., Enright Community Room, Spratt Hall rooms 214-216. Drum Major for Justice Awards will be presented to a student, employee and community member. The banquet is free, but reservations are required by Friday, Jan. 18. Sign up in the Center for Student Involvement, Blum 207; by email at cme@missouriwestern.edu; or by phone at 816-271-4150.
  • Thursday, Jan. 24: Movie Night: “Detroit,” 7 p.m., Hoff Conference Room, Blum 219. “Detroit” tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of 1967.
  • Friday, Jan. 25: Community Service, 3:30 p.m. (meet in Blum 207). To sign up for service at the Bartlett Center, come to Blum 207, email cme@missouriwestern.edu or call 816-271-4150.

Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit www.missouriwestern.edu.

2019-01-16T16:47:56-05:00