MLK Celebration Luncheon


Location: Joyce Center, North Dome (View on

The fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon is sponsored by the Office of the President and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. Diane Nash will be the keynote speaker at this luncheon. Nash became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement in 1959 while a student at Fisk University. By the time she was 22, Nash was a Freedom Rider and had co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She worked closely with Dr. King and played a pivotal role in the Selma Voting Rights Movement. Join students, faculty, and staff at this free but ticketed event.

Faculty and staff will receive information regarding ticket distribution from their department leaders. Students will be able to pick up tickets at the LaFortune Box Office beginning January 13. There will be shuttles available for transportation to/from the luncheon.

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