Friday, January 13, 2017

MLK Community Breakfast: Dr. Mary Frances Berry
Achieving Diversity and Opportunity in the 21st Century: Now is the Time
Trone Student Center, Watkins Room
8 a.m. | Breakfast
8:30 a.m. | Program

Sponsor: Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives of Furman University’s Student Life; and the Community Relations office.
For table or ticket information contact: Chandra Dillard, chandra.dillard@furman.edu or 864.294.2503.

Monday, January 16, 2017

MLK Holiday – A Day of Service
Trone Student Center, Watkins Room
8 a.m. | Breakfast
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Service

Sponsor: Furman Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives in Student Life; Fraternity & Sorority Life; and Heller Service Corps.
Contact: Nancy Cooper, nancy.cooper@furman.edu or 864.294.2900.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Documentary and Panel Discussion
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise
Trone Student Center, Watkins Room
6 p.m.

Sponsor: The Urban League of the Upstate
Contact: Deborah Allen, deborah.allen@furman.edu or 864.294.2267.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

MLK Interfaith Celebration
Daniel Memorial Chapel
5 p.m.

Rev. Hannah Bonner ’08, proclaimer for justice, love and truth.
Marlanda Dekine ’08, poet.
Contact: Maria Swearingen, maria.swearingen@furman.edu or 864.294.2133.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

The 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Gala
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center
3 p.m.

Sponsor: Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation, www.alphagreenville.org.
Tickets: $50 per person.
Contact: Allen Cook, mmlkgala@alphagreenville.org or 864.441.9067.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

2017 Martin Luther King Youth Program and Rudolph Gordon College Fair
Trone Student Center, Burgiss Theater and Watkins Room
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sponsor: Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation, www.alphagreenville.org.
Contact: Bobby Clark, mlkfair@alphagreenville.org or 864.735.0880.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Joseph Vaughn Scholarship Oratorical Competition
Trone Student Center, Burgiss Theater
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sponsor: Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation, www.alphagreenville.org.
Contact: Mike Chatham, jvoc@alphagreenville.org or 864.906.7078.

All events are free with the exception of the MLK Scholarship Gala and MLK Community Breakfast. For table or ticket information about the Community Breakfast featuring Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, contact Chandra Dillard by email at chandra.dillard@furman.edu or by phone at 864.294.2503.

More information about Furman University MLK events contact Deborah Allen, by email at deborah.allen@furman.edu or by phone at 864.294.2267

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