Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Week at Queens University of Charlotte
Queens University of Charlotte will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a week-long series of events that kick off Jan. 17 with a visit from 100 middle schoolers, U.S. Senator Kay Hagan, and Congressman Mel Watt (NC-12.)
The annual celebration on campus provides opportunities for robust discussion and community service for students.
This year's events are:
Monday, Jan. 17: MLK Fun Day - Queens partners with Right Moves for Youth, bringing 100 middle schoolers to campus to learn about King's life and the Civil Rights Movement. The day-long series of events is also designed to expose these young people to university life and to encourage them to stay on the path toward higher education. U.S. Senator Kay Hagan and Congressman Mel Watt (NC-12) will speak to the students.
Tuesday, Jan. 18: Showing of the movie "Crash" with facilitated discussion afterwards.
Thursday, Jan. 20: Special Chapel service led by Queens Police Chief Johnnie Ravenell, with performances by the Queens Gospel Choir.
- Dr. Roger Baumgarte, author of "Friends Beyond Borders," to present at Queens
- Triathlete Holly Annas '12 demonstrates world-class endurance and enthusiasm
- Dean Eric Freedman appointed to the Library Board of Trustees
- The Duke Endowment awards Queens a $478,593 research grant
- Queens takes part in the Campus Election Engagement Project
- Internship & Career Programs Welcomes Jennifer Hull, Assistant Director
- Second Novel Book Deal
- The Dean's Digest - October 2014
- Wildacres 2014
- Political Science for Visual People