Campus part of Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

January 14, 2015

Emporia State University's campus plays a key role in the annual Community Martin Luther King Celebration in Emporia. The slate of events scheduled for Monday, Jan. 19, are: 

  • 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. –MLK Children’s Program at Webb Lecture Hall, Emporia State University. Lunch will be provided, compliments of Emporia State University.
  • 5:15 p.m. – Martin Luther King Annual March – beginning at Emporia State University Plumb Hall, going to Centro Cristiano De Emporia at 902 Constitution St.
  • 5:45 p.m. – Free dinner for the community at Centro Cristiano. 
  • 7:00 PM – Community Celebration
    • Theme: “You don’t have to be GREAT to Serve”
    • Speaker: Evan T. Watson, Pastor of El Shaddai Ministries in Topeka, KS                
    • Special Music: Emporia Gospel Singers – Kenji Bolden, Director
    • Special Offering: To benefit Shiloh Home of Hope of Emporia – Carol Alderman, Director

All events are welcome to everyone. For more information please contact Jason C. Brooks, Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Emporia State University, or visit the university's website at