MLK Campus-Wide Celebration

Past MLK Celebrations

MLK Day 2013: Making a Career of Humanity
January 21, 2013

“Make a career of humanity.  Commit yourself to the noble struggle for equal rights.  You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in.”

Monday, January 21 - MLK DAY
8:30am: Community Breakfast (FREE and open to all) [Emerson Suites]
9:00am: Kick-Off Event: Celebration of the 10-year Anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Scholar Program [Emerson Suites]
10:00am: Educational Sessions [Campus Center]
11:30am: Grab 'n' Go Films [Campus Center] featuring a viewing of the Presidential Inauguration
11:30am: City of Ithaca Community Celebration [Beverly J. Martin Elementary School]
2:00pm: Educational Sessions [Campus Center]

4:00pm: MLK Day Celebration Event [Emerson Suites]
               featuring the First Year MLK Scholars' Civil Rights Presentation (4pm) and "Careers in Humanity" Young Alumni Panel (5pm)

7:30pm: School of Music's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Concert [Ford Hall, Whalen Center]

Saturday, January 26 - MLK DAY OF SERVICE 9:00am-4:00pm


Here are some other past themes from MLK Celebrations:

2012 - A New Definition of Greatness*
2011 - Addressing the Fierce Urgency of Now

2010 - Where Do You Stand?
2009 - One World, One House*
2008 - Keeping the Dream Alive*
2007 - Blueprint for Life

2006 - Remember. Act. Celebrate.

*designates our MLK “Day On, not Off” Celebrations