Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Then & Now - MLK Week at NU

Niagara University annually hosts a variety of events in January to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.

MLK Celebration 2018 - January 17-31

Wednesday, Jan. 17: Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer and Reflection
4:30 p.m. - Alumni Chapel
The campus community will come together for a prayer and reflection honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Friday, Jan. 19: Screening of Marshall

7 p.m. - Dunleavy Hall, room 127
Attendees will watch the Hollywood biopic on Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, which features faculty from Niagara's theatre department. (All films/videos are intended for the educational instruction of Niagara University Students)


Thursday, Jan. 25: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Ceremony & Reception

2 p.m. - Gallagher Center, Lower Level 
Niagara University students present varied entries that celebrate the accomplishments and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Friday, Jan. 26: Screening of Ruby Bridges

7 p.m. - Dunleavy Hall, room 127
Attendees will watch the made-for-TV movie about the civil rights leader. (All films/videos are intended for the educational instruction of Niagara University students.)

Wednesday, Jan. 31: Keynote Speaker: Ruby Bridges
5 p.m. - Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons
Ruby Bridges will deliver an address in Niagara University's Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons. 

For more information, please contact Niagara University's Office of Multicultural Affairs at 716.286.8510 or email aharbin@niagara.edu