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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Event

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MLK Day of Service: Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 starting at 7:30am
SMSU Conference Center Upper Level

Keynote: Dr. Leslie McLemore, civil rights activist and political leader
Music: Kimberly Brown,Twin Cities based singer/songwriter
Breakfast starts at 7:30am  |  Music at 8:00am  |  Keynote at 9:00am

To register for the breakfast, complete the RSVP form:

Register for the Zoom presentation here:

Event Program

Check back for details on opportunities to volunteer on Jan. 16
and throughout the week of Jan. 16-20:
Mindful Meals
Food4Kids Meal Packing
Mustang Market Donation Drive

MLK Humanitarian Award

The MLK Humanitarian Award recognizes and honors those individuals from the SMSU campus, and community at large whose active, meaningful, and uplifting advocacy aligns with Dr. King’s work to dismantle racial, economic, and social injustice. Dr. King’s legacy is what inspire this award which seeks to emphasize one of his famous phrases: “The time is always right to do what is right.” This quote in etched on the plaque awarded to recipients selected by the directors of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. This year’s recipient will receive the award during SMSU’s annual MLK Day of Service Celebration.

Award Recipients Include:

  • Mr. Montell Allen, 2023
  • Dr. Richard Herder, 2023
  • Mr. Jefferson Lee IV, 2022
  • Dr. Jeffery Kolnick, 2021

Montell Allen

Mr. Montel Allen, 2023

Dr. Richard Herder

Dr. Richard Herder, 2023

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Mr. Jefferson Lee IV, 2022

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Dr. Jeffery Kolnick, 2021

Contact Jefferson Lee IV or Dr. Erin Kline with questions. or

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