Campus plans January events for MLK

The campus community will celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with several events throughout the month of January. This year's theme is Things That Matter, a reference to Dr. King's quote, "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."

Here is a list of events in which members of the campus community can participate:

Sunday, Jan. 14

7-9 p.m.         

Selma movie screening and Late Night Pancake Breakfast, Ubuntu Black Cultural House, 21 Circular Street. Co-sponsored by the Black Student Union.

Monday, Jan. 15

9 a.m.-noon      

Martin Luther King Jr. Conference at Tiffin University, 155 Miami Street. The conference will feature breakout sessions by TU faculty and staff with personal and professional development opportunities, followed by a keynote address at 11 a.m. by TU grad and former NFL player Nate Washington. 
1:30-4 p.m.      

Annual Heidelberg/Tiffin University Collaborative Day of Service 
5-7 p.m.

Still We Rise … Still We March: Seneca County Community Dinner, Faith United Methodist Church, 75 N. Sandusky St. RSVP to by Friday, January 12. Keynote speaker: Dr. Celia Williamson, director of the Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute at the University of Toledo. Sponsored by Tiffin/Seneca Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee.

Thursday, Jan. 18

6-8 p.m.         

Spike Lee’s ESPN 30 for 30: 2 Fists Up, with a discussion to follow in The University Commons

Saturday, Jan. 20

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Annual Heidelberg & Tiffin University Community Can Food Drive

Thursday, Jan. 25

6-7 p.m.      

Things That Matter Art, Writing and Mixed Media Gallery and Competition, Phat Cakes, 45 S. Washington St.

  • 1st Place: $100     2nd Place: $50     3rd Place: $25
  • Honorable Mention for the best of each category: $10 gift card

Plan to attend the gallery showing on this date whether you enter the contest or not! Co-sponsored by Heidelberg University BEC, Tiffin University CAB and Tiffin University Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee

Tuesday, Jan. 30

5-7 p.m.        

Breaking Bread Dinner with guided discussion, Hoernemann Refectory

With so many exciting events planned throughout the month of January, we look forward to your participation in the ongoing celebratory events!

The members of Heidelberg's 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee are Dr. Michele Castleman, Amier Cobb-Bradley, Matt Cola, Nathan Cutietta, Cherrelle Gardner, Marques Johnson, Dr. Marc O’Reilly, Savannah Overly, Hannah Petitti, Dr. Marjorie Shavers, Aurora Some, Paul Stark, Robyn White and Demetra Williams.

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