Each January, the Michigan Tech campus community unites to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the annual MLK Week. The week’s events, first held in 1989, are sponsored by the Black Student Association and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.
Students, staff, faculty, and community members honor King’s work by discussing the relevance of his work in today’s world, attending guest lecture presentations, and—true to King’s spirit—participating in community service opportunities.
Past MLK Week events include:
- a candlelight vigil and peace march,
- a blood drive,
- reciting of the “I Have A Dream” speech on the steps of Michigan Tech’s Memorial Union Building,
- the MLK Basketball Invitational, and
- the annual MLK Banquet.