Murray State To Hold Virtual MLK Day Program

Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership & Inclusive Excellence, in collaboration with various University offices and community organizations, will present the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Virtual Celebration on Monday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m.

This year’s theme is titled, Living the Dream: Committing to a Better Community and World, and will feature Dr. Kevin D. Woodgett, Senior Chair for the Health Coalition of Delaware County and Senior Pastor, Church of the Living God of Muncie, Indiana, who will deliver the keynote speech.

Murray State’s Black Student Council and the Dr. Marvin D. Mills Sr. Emerging Scholars Institute will host the event. The Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership & Inclusive Excellence, President’s Office, Office of the Provost, Division of Student Affairs, the City of Murray Human Rights Commission and the United Way of Murray-Calloway County will co-sponsor the event.

The virtual event is free and open to the public. Visit for more information and to access the virtual event, or call 270-809-6836.

Due to COVID-19, there will not be in-person community service projects held on January 18. However, individuals are encouraged to give back to the community. A list of the organizations to support is available at


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