2017-2018 Events

Friday, December 1, 2017
HUB-Robeson Center Take-Over
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Come learn about the upcoming MLK, Jr. Commemoration Week! Get tickets for this year’s speaker, engage with activities surrounding our theme.

Schedule for Commemoration Week

Monday, January 15, 2018
MLK, Jr. Day of Service
Alumni Hall, HUB – Robeson Center
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Join us for the MLK, Jr. Day of Service on January 15th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Meet in Alumni Hall and disperse to various locations on campus and throughout the State College community to do service for the day. Be sure to wear warm clothes in case you are outside! T-shirt and food provided!

Sign up at volunteer.psu.edu

Monday, January 15, 2018
43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Banquet

Location: TBA
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the banquet begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.
The Forum on Black Affairs will host the annual event. Tickets are $50 per person and available online via CVENT.  This year’s banquet chair is Carlos Wiley at fobabanquet@psu.edu. Additional information about the Forum on Black Affairs can be found at  www.fobapsu.org

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Community Showcase
5:30  – 7:00 p.m.
Location: HUB (TBA)
This event features art, poetry, and essays for local youth throughout the State College community. Join us as we celebrate elementary, middle, and high school students and their interpretation of this year’s MLK, Jr. Commemoration theme.

Friday, January 19, 2018
Evening Celebration
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Schwab Auditorium
This culminating event of the week will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King through various performances and distinguished speakers.