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Press Release: DeSales University Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. With Events, Jan. 16 to Jan. 24
Date: 1/13/2006


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DeSales University Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. With Events, Jan. 16 to Jan. 24

DeSales University will celebrate the life of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a variety of events sponsored through the generous support of DeSales University's Office of Multicultural and International Affairs, Office of Social Outreach, Campus Ministry and the Cultural Affairs Committee. For more information on the activities listed below, contact Kerry Sethi, director of the office of multicultural and international affairs at 610-282-1100, ext. 1721, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, January 16
Inspiration and Achievement Display in McShea Commons, will feature photos and excerpts from writings inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Civil Rights movement. Note: Display will be available for viewing from Monday, January 16, through Wednesday, January 18.

Also, "Keep the Spirit of Hope Alive, Place a Light in Your Window." Faculty, staff and students from DeSales may be pick-up a light to display. Lights are available on a first-come first-served basis and free of charge from the office of multicultural and international affairs.

Tuesday, January 17
A candlelight vigil and viewing of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech in the McShea Commons at noon.

Wednesday, January 18
Gospel choir will perform, "The Beginning" from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in McShea Commons. Members of the choir are from various churches in the Lehigh Valley community.

Tuesday, January 24
Volunteer for Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., service opportunities at the South Bethlehem Center from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. For more information and to register, contact Jaime Gerhart, director of the office of social outreach, at 610-282-1100, ext. 1889.


Press Release: DeSales University Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. With Events, Jan. 16 to Jan. 24 | Posted on: 1/13/2006

For more info:
Tom McNamara, Executive D
irector of Communications
DeSales University | 2255 Station Avenue | Center Valley, PA 18034

610.282.1100 x1219 | Tom.McNamara@desales.edu

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