Clemson A selfless staff member who has been with Clemson University for more than three decades, an extraordinary student with a heart for service and a mother who channeled her grief from losing a young son to cancer into a nonprofit that has saved lives received this year’s prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for […]
Following in her father's footsteps, NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst, Maya Wiley will deliver the keynote address for Clemson's MLK Commemorative Service. Wiley's specialties include law, policy analysis, strategy development, race communications, negotiation, leadership and capacity development, training and facilitation, and alliance-building.
The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center organized MLK activities, building on the theme, "By All Means, Keep on Moving." Each event issued a call to action. Clemson’s 36th Annual MLK Commemorative Service was held at the Brooks Center for Performing Arts Tues., Jan. 16. The program featured keynote speaker, Jennifer Pinckney, widow of slain Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa Pinckney, and recipients of the 2018 MLK Awards for Excellence in Service.
Spearheaded by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center, Clemson University will celebrate the birth, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 12-18 with the theme "By All Means Keep Moving" from a 1967 speech King delivered in Cleveland, Ohio. A commemorative service at 6 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 16, allows attendees to 'keep honoring' as Clemson welcomes keynote speaker Jennifer Pinckney, widow of Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa C. Pinckney.
Noted author and university President Walter M. Kimbrough will be the keynote speaker at Clemson University’s 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Three people have been named recipients of Clemson University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Excellence in Service.
On the day dedicated to his memory, there is no better time to pause and reflect on what we have learned from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Though it may be impossible to adequately describe the scope of change effected by his leadership, his legacy has made a permanent impression on the people who are […]
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, will be the keynote speaker at Clemson University’s 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at 6 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. The Commemorative Service is a part of a series of events in January celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It will be shown live online on ClemsonTV.
Four people have been named recipients of Clemson University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Excellence in Service.
Clemson University will host a variety of events next week to honor the lasting legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Rosa Grayden, administrative manager in the College of Business and Behavioral Science’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, received the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Employee Award for Excellence in Service during Clemson’s MLK Commemorative March and Service on Tuesday, January 20. The award recognizes a student, an employee and a community member who have demonstrated an […]
“MLK week has transitioned into asking, ‘What does MLK’s dream look like in today’s world?’ and ‘How can we continue to live that dream?’” Many students see the point of the week as hosting a multi-ethnic, campus-wide celebration of inclusion and different perspectives.
Brian L. Johnson, the seventh president of Tuskegee University, will be the keynote speaker for Clemson University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service Jan. 20, 2015.
Bob Zellner, a civil rights activist and former Freedom Rider, will speak at Clemson University’s MLK Commemorative Service Jan. 21, 2014.
Clemson University will mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day with several events, including a day of community service and the annual MLK Commemorative Service, which will feature keynote speaker David Hilliard.