- High school students honored for MLK art
- MLK Celebration to add New Orleans flavor
- Free legal consultations available
- Art exhibits featured during MLK Celebration
- Campus to participate in day of service
- Book discussion looks at civil rights struggle
- Social justice activist headlines MLK Celebration
- Professor, student follow in Dr. King's footsteps
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance
January 17-26, 2008
Valparaiso University’s 2008 celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will take place January 17 to 26. The upcoming celebration will feature an address by a noted civil rights speaker, gospel choirs from throughout the region, a service day and numerous programs related to Dr. King’s ideals. The theme of the 2008 celebration is "Celebrate the Man - Live the Message."
January and February
Steven Marc Art Exhibition, Chapel of the Resurrection
William Williams Art Exhibition, VU Center for the Arts (Strimbu Gallery)
Thursday, January 17
MLK Film Festival, 7 p.m., Neils Science Center
Friday, January 18
Aspiring Artist Reception and VU Service Learning Projects, VU Center for the Arts, 6:15 p.m.
Student Coffeehouse, Union, 8 p.m.
Saturday, January 19
Community Service Project
MLK Exhibits and Presentation, ARC, 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 20
Celebration of Remembrance and Praise (THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED)
MLK Film Festival, 7 p.m., Union
Monday, January 21
Convocation featuring Dr. Iva Carruthers, Chapel, 10 a.m.
Luncheon, Union, 11:30 a.m.
Focus Sessions, various locations, 1:15 to 3:30 p.m.
Jazz Funeral Procession, begins in Christopher Center Community Room and proceeds to Chapel, 3:45 p.m.
Jazz Funeral, Chapel, 4 p.m.
Talk to a Lawyer, Wesemann Hall, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, January 22
School of Law speaker Penelope Andrews, Wesemann Hall, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 24
Mock Congressional Debate, Wesemann Hall, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 26
School of Law Community Service Project
Check out Valparaiso MLK Observance on Facebook for more information. Additional details regarding MLK activities will be posted as they become available.