MLK Celebration 2023

Stronger Together: Celebrating Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy


An Annual Celebration

Each year at the beginning of the spring semester, the ALANA Cultural Center leads a series of events commemorating the legacy and life of civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Week Workshop: Designing Your Own Leadership

Mon, Jan 23, 2023 11:30am to 1pm

In this workshop, student leaders will be exploring and uncovering their unique style and signature for leadership. This workshop will be led by Rodney Agnant. Rodney works as Colgate's Director of...

ALANA Cultural Center, Lounge

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MLK Week Celebration Opening Ceremony

Mon, Jan 23, 2023 4:30pm to 5:30pm

This year, the MLK Week celebration will be held from Jan. 23 through Jan. 29, 2023. The opening ceremony will be held at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 24, in Memorial Chapel and will feature student...

Colgate Memorial Chapel

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MLK Week: Stronger Together Through Collective Wellness

Tue, Jan 24, 2023 11:30am to 1pm

Being WELL together cannot be more critical than now. This program explores the definition of WELLness both as a general term and in underserved communities. We hope to find ways to work on ongoing...

ALANA Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room

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MLK Week: Vision Dinner, Stronger Together

Tue, Jan 24, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

The emergence of learning about ways to improve diverse cultures on our campus comes with great rewards. This program is an identity-based community gathering aimed at exploring common interests,...

ALANA Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room

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MLK Event: Heretics Lunch

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 11:30am to 12:45pm

The student panel for our event will consist of students active in our religious groups on campus. They will engage the audience in dialogue and answer questions about their faith commitments and...

Colgate Memorial Chapel, Garden Level

MLK Week: Unity Dinner

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 4:30pm to 6pm

Join us for a conversation over dinner aimed at addressing what helps our communities thrive and what actions and practices create divides within our community. The program will focus on a...

ALANA Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room

MLK Keynote Speaker

Thu, Jan 26, 2023 4:30pm to 5:30pm

The MLK celebration is a proud Colgate tradition organized by the ALANA Cultural Center and the Office of the Dean of the College. This year, Bishop Edwin C. Bass '71, pastor of The Empowered...

Colgate Memorial Chapel

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MLK Day of Service

Fri, Jan 27, 2023

The Martin Luther King, Jr., National Day of Service is a defining moment each year when students across the country step up to make communities more equitable and take action. Join us for a day...

MLK Event: Death Cafe

Fri, Jan 27, 2023 5pm to 6pm

Death cafe is a space where we meet in small groups to informally talk about all aspects of death and dying. Tying with the theme of MLK week, this is a community-building event where we...

ALANA Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room

MLK Event: Social Justice Summit

Sat, Jan 28, 2023 8:30am to 5:30pm

The Colgate University’s ALANA Cultural Center hosts its second annual Social Justice Summit on Saturday, January 28, 2023 as part of the 2023 MLK Jr. Week celebration. The summit aims to bring...

ALANA Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room

MLK Week Sunday Service

Sun, Jan 29, 2023 6pm to 7:30pm

Join Colgate University for our annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday celebration. University Church seeks to teach and live out the example of a Beloved Community to which MLK called all...

Colgate Memorial Chapel

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