25th Annual MLK Jr. Unity Breakfast and Day of Service

January 21, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Mississippi State University is sponsoring a community-wide celebration honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy. Breakfast will be served promptly at 8 a.m., followed by a 9 a.m. program. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, with doors opening at 7:30 a.m. This year's keynote speaker is Marcus L. Thompson, deputy commissioner and chief administrative officer at the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. Also serving as system diversity officer, he is responsible for providing leadership and consultation to develop and implement equity and diversity strategies throughout the public university system. Additionally, Thompson serves as pastor of Mountain Ridge United Methodist Church in Brandon. At the conclusion of the program, participants will be encouraged to engage in a "Day of Service" at various sites around the local community. Click the link below for more information.

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The Mill at MSU - 600 Russell St., Starkville, MS 39759
Primary Sponsoring Organization
Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Sponsoring Organization's Web Site
Contact Name
Tyrel Jernigan
Contact Phone
(662) 325-2493
Contact Email