2016 Celebration of Diversity

60th Anniversary of Desegregation at Murray State

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2016 Celebration of Diversity Calendar

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

JANUARY


SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2016

9:00am

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast

Washington Street Missionary Baptist Church

Paducah, KY


SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2016

6:00pm

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Vigil and March

Pogue Library


MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016

8:30am

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast & Day of Service

Keynote: Elder Curtis Daniel, D.D.

Curris Center Banquet Room 2


FRIDAY-SUNDAY JANUARY 22 - 24, 2016

7:00pm Friday & Saturday, 2:00pm Sunday

Campus Lights: Hairspray, The Musical

Lovett Auditorium

Hosted by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia & Sigma Alpha Iota


FEBRUARY


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016

8:00pm

Presidential Lecture Series

Keynote: Martin Luther King III

Sponsored by Student Government Association, the President's Office and the MSU Foundation

Lovett Auditorium


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016

6:00pm

Valentine's Day Mixer

Sponsored by Black Student Council & the Office of Multicultural Affairs

Curris Center Banquet Rooms


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016

5:00pm

African-American Read-In

Curris Center Tennessee Room


THURSDAY-SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18-20, 2016

7:00pm

Cinema International and the Office of Multicultural Affairs Present: "Finding Fela"

Curris Center Theater


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2016

7:00pm

The Blue & White Ball

Presented by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. & Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Curris Center Banquet Room


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016 (POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2016)

11:00am

Multicultural Organizations Fair

Curris Center Dance Lounge


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016

7:00pm

Across the Decades Fashion Show

Curris Center Banquet Room


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29,2016

1:00pm-3:00pm

MSU TRIO Day 2016

Blackburn 248


MARCH


FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016 (POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2016)

6:00pm

Radiant Racerettes Spring Dance Showcase

Curris Center Banquet Room


FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016 (CANCELED)

7:00pm

Global Extravaganza

Curris Center Banquet Room


MONDAY-TUESDAY, MARCH 14-15, 2016

Online Voting

Student Government Association Elections


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016

6:00pm

Alpha Stroll Off

Hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Omicron Chapter

Curris Center Banquet Room


THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016

7:00pm

Alpha Step Off

Hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Omicron Chapter

Lovett Auditorium


APRIL


FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016

8:30am-3:30pm

Racial Legacies & Learning: Race and Ethnicity Symposium

Curris Center 3rd Floor

FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016

6:30pm

11th Annual Diversity Achievement Awards Reception

Curris Center Banquet Room 2


FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016

7:00pm

Mr. AKA Pageant

Hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Zeta Zeta Chapter

Location: TBA


FRIDAY, APRIL 8-9, 2016

Kentucky Black Caucus Spring Summit

Hosted by Murray State University

Contact: Dr. Doris Sarr, 270-809-3367


SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2016

7:00pm

Ms. MSU Scholarship Pageant

Presented by Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board

Lovett Auditorium


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016

3:00pm

All Campus Sing

Presented by Sigma Alpha Iota in association with MSU Alumni Center & the Office of Student Affairs

Lovett Auditorium Steps


THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016

Time: TBA

Smooth As Ice

Hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Omicron Chapter

Location: TBA


MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016

Time: TBA

Student Organizations Leadership Awards

Presented by the Office of Student Organizations

Curris Center Banquet Room


MAY


FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016

7:00pm

Hitimu Graduation Ceremony

Curris Center Theater

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Video
Detailed Information on the 2016 MLK Jr. Day of Service

Click here to learn how to get involved in the MLK Jr. Day of Service City-Wide Community Service Project

Dr. Curtis Daniel- MLK Jr. Community Breakfast & Day of Service Keynote

Pastor, Macedonia COGIC, Elyria, OH, and Radio Personality for “Traveling Home with Jesus” on AM 1040 WJTB North Ridgeville-Cleveland.

Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast & Day of Service

Monday, Jan. 18th, 8:30am

Murray State University Curris Center Banquet Room

MLK Jr. Day of Service

MSU Campus and Murray Community members are invited to attend the 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast and Day of Service at 8:30am on January 18th hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Omicron Chapter in the MSU Curris Center Banquet Room. The breakfast is free and open to the public. Please RSVP below to assist us in planning.


Keynote Speaker

The Breakfast keynote speaker will be Dr. Curtis Daniels, Pastor, Macedonia COGIC, Elyria, OH, and Radio Personality for “Traveling Home with Jesus” on AM 1040 WJTB North Ridgeville-Cleveland. Dr. Daniels is an accomplished songwriter and phenomenal organist who has accompanied national artists such as Bishop Rance Allen, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Pastor Donnie McClurkin, and Dr Dorinda Clark-Cole to name a few. He currently serves as designated organist for the COGIC International Women’s Convention. Dr. Daniels is very active in community and college service initiatives.


Service Project

This year’s service project is an item collection for all the regional nonprofit organizations that are in need in our community. Please bring any of the items listed here to the MLK Day of Service collection point in the Curris Center Banquet Room 1 between 8:00am-10:15am.


After the breakfast, help will be needed to sort all of the donations for each agency and deliver them. All are welcome to stay and help.


If you have any questions regarding MLK Jr. Day of Service please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at msu.oma@murraystate.edu or at 270-809-6836.



For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

msu.oma@murraystate.edu (270) 809-6836

msu.outreach@murraystate.edu (270) 809-5088

MLK Jr. Day of Service items Needed List



Day of Service Schedule of Events

8:00am – 10:15am Item Collection

8:30am – 10:15am MLK Community Breakfast & Keynote

10:15am – 12:00pm Item Sorting & Packaging

12:00pm – 1:00pm Delivery to Nonprofit Organizations



Supporters

2016 MLK Jr. Celebration Committee, President's Commission for Diversity & Inclusion, Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Office of Student Affairs, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Student Life, Office of Regional Outreach, Regional Academic Outreach, Enrollment Management, Office of Recruitment, Office of Greek Life, Emerging Scholars Institute, Student Government Association, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., City of Murray, PanHellenic Council, Sueño Latino, Radiant Racerettes, MSU Residential Colleges, Black Student Council, MSU Branding & Marketing

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Race & Ethnicity Symposium Team Registration

Click Here to register your team of 5

Racial Legacies & Learning: Race and Ethnicity Symposium

Friday, April 1, 2016

Location: Curris Center 3 floor


Symposium Theme:

"Living the Dream: Through Excellence, Creative Thought & Community Engagement: How to Talk About Race"


Invited Speakers:
Ndidi Oriji, Esq.- Senior Vice President, Advertising Standards at NBCUniversal, Inc.

Vincent Southerland, Esq.- Attorney, Federal Defenders of New York

Kevin D. Woodgett Sr. D.D.- Chair. Delaware County Health Coalition


Scheduled Agenda

Race & Ethnicity Symposium Agenda


Opening Breakfast Plenary

Curris Center Banquet Room 1

(Space Limited to 150 register today)

8:30am-10:15 am

Keynote: Vincent Southerland, Esq.


Concurrent Sessions**

10:30am - 12:30pm


Closing Lunch Plenary

Curris Center Banquet Room 1

(Space Limited to 150 register today)

12:30pm - 2:30pm

Keynote: Ndidi Oriji, Esq.


Lunch 12:30pm-1:00pm

Keynote: 1:00pm-1:45pm

Panel: 1:45pm-2:15pm

Q & A: 2:15pm-2:30pm

Moderator: SG Carthell, Senior Director of Diversity Initiatives

All Presenters will be recognized at the Luncheon.


Race & Ethnicity Poster Session

2:30pm-3:30pm


11th Annual Diversity Achievement Awards Reception

6:30pm Curris Center Banquet Room 2


**Detailed information on the Breakout Sessions will be provided at a later date.

11th Annual Diversity Achievement Awards Reception

Friday, April 1, 2016

Curris Center Banquet Room 2

6:30pm


This year in recognition of the 60th year of desegregation at Murray State University we will also honor six African American Heritage Lifetime Achievement Awardees.