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Celebrating MLK

To celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Millersville University is hosting a number of events.

To celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Millersville University is hosting several events during January. As a reminder, Millersville will be closed on Jan. 15 to honor the day.

As in years past, the University will observe a moment of remembrance at 11:45 a.m. on Jan. 15, as the University’s Old Main Bell in the Alumni Bell Court tolls 39 times, symbolic of the number of years of King’s life.

Monday | January 15 – MLK Breakfast
The celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life will continue Monday on the Millersville University campus with an annual breakfast presented by Crispus Attucks Community Center and the Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County.

Event: 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
Location: Ville Courts, Student Memorial Center, 113 Shenks Lane, Millersville
Time: Coffee and conversation 7-8 a.m., breakfast and program 8-10 a.m.
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at  or by contacting Kristy Aurand at 717-299-7388 Ext. 3032
Cost: $75 per ticket. The deadline is 1/12/24.

Additional Events to Honor MLK
The Dr. Rita Smith Wade-El Intercultural Center is excited to celebrate the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Check out the events below.

Tuesday, Jan. 16, from noon – 2 p.m. Student Memorial Center Atrium – Rev. Dr. King Jr.’s Life Timeline Exhibit – Free giveaways. Come and learn about different moments in Rev. Dr. King, Jr’s life through passive displays (drop-in/drop-out event).

Wednesday, Jan. 17 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. SMC MPR – People of Color Space: Building Across Communities People of Color discussion space (students, staff and faculty) – how communities of color have built solidarity in the past and building solidarity in the future. Food served. RSVP is requested but not required.

Thursday, Jan. 18 from noon – 1 p.m. SMC Room 24 – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lunch and Learn: Rev. Dr. King, Jr.’s Legacy Beyond “I Have a Dream.” Discussion led by Carlos Wiley, CDIO – Food served.

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