Ancilla College Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

DONALDSON – Students, faculty, and staff gathered Monday to recognize and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Dr-Tom-BuchananJanuary 20th marked this year’s holiday celebrating the achievements and messages of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The event was organized by the Student Development & Diversity Committee which consists of various faculty, administration, and staff members. Professor of History, Dr. Tom Buchanan, and Professor of Religion, Philosophy, & Ethics, Rev. Dr. Sam Boys both spoke during the celebration.

“This is a great time to come together as a community to honor such an important part of our American past,” said Jill Neidlinger, Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Developmental Studies and Student Development & Diversity committee member.

“MLK was a national voice for freedom and justice. He encouraged living to our potential especially through equal education opportunities so this is a great chance to pass on that message,” Neidlinger added.

Following the program students were able to enjoy a meal provided by Student Development and faculty donations.

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