Return to top
Multicultural and Diversity Services

MLK Jr. Celebrations 2014

MLK50thtemplate434

mlkstfrancisUNE commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s historic 1964 visit to St. Francis College, which is now UNE's Biddeford Campus, with a semester-long series of speakers, events and community service in 2014 with the theme “The Struggle Continues.”

MLK

Saturday, January 18, 2014

UNE Students and Local High School Student Leaders

"NAACP Annual MLK, Jr. Community Dialogue"
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Ludcke Auditorium, Portland Campus

"History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people." Martin Luther King Jr.

More

Monday, January 20, 2014

"UNE MLK, Jr. Day of Service"
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Biddeford and Portland, ME, Off Campus

"Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve." Martin Luther King, Jr.

More

mlk-007_142

Monday, January 20, 2014

Mark Rust, UNE Singers, Exhibit, Video

"50th Anniversary Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Visit to St. Francis College"
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Leonard Hall, Biddeford Campus

The 50th Anniversary Celebration of MLK, Jr.'s visit to St. Francis College will include a reception, the unveiling of a permanent MLK, Jr. at St. Francis Art Exhibit, music and songs from the Civil Rights Movement by performer Mark Rust (along with UNE singers), and the screening of a short documentary film featuring Dr. King's historic visit to St. Francis College.

More

Marc-Morial

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Marc Morial

CEO of the National Urban League

"CANCELLED: Economic Empowerment and Income Inequality: New Civil Rights Imperative"
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Multipurpose Rooms, Campus Center, Biddeford Campus

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER; TO BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE

Marc H. Morial is president and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest historic Civil Rights and Urban Advocacy organization. He has served as a Louisiana state senator, mayor of New Orleans, and as president of the bi-partisan U.S. Conference of Mayors, where he served during the 9/11 crisis and championed the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Morial has a dual degree in Economics and African American Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Lunch will be served.

More

Starla-Hairston-Blanks

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Starla Hairston-Blanks

of Health Promotion and Policy at Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved at Morehouse School of Medicine

"Health Empowerment Through Community Engagement : Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration"
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Ludcke Auditorium, Portland Campus

Starla Hairston-Blanks, MBA is the director of Health Promotion and Policy for Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved of Morehouse School of Medicine. As director of Health Promotion and Policy, Mrs. Blanks oversees the development of curricula, health education aids, technical assistance plans and trainings for community health workers and project staff focused on chronic disease and policy.

More

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

"Addressing Health Disparities: Orientation to Health Promotion and Outreach for Immigrant/Refugee Community"
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Ludcke Auditorium, Portland Campus

Service LEARNing - UNE Portland Campus student orientation to serving Greater Portland's immigrant/refugee community through several health promotion outreach projects to be held during spring semester. Dinner will be served.

More

Thursday, March 6, 2014

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty

"50 Years of Progress and the Challenges that Remain"
6:30 PM, Leonard Hall, Biddeford Campus

The College of Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s speaking on the campus with a special event on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Leonard Hall at 6:30 p.m.

More

 Year-Round
 
"I Have a Dream” Exhibit
Leonard Hall, UNE Biddeford Campus
 
This permanent, self-guided exhibit honors the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s visit to Maine and features photographs and images from the UNE-St. Francis College archives and Civil Rights photograph collection. Displayed on the walls of the public space in Leonard Hall – the physical location of Martin Luther King’s 1964 visit – the exhibit is free and open to the public from 8:00 a.m.-8 p.m. year-round.  For more info, email  Cally Gurley, director of Special Collections, or call her at 207-221-4324.

More
 


Exhibit

I Have a Dream” Exhibit
Leonard Hall, UNE Biddeford Campus
 
This permanent, self-guided exhibit honors the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s visit to Maine and features photographs and images from the UNE-St. Francis College archives and Civil Rights photograph collection. Displayed on the walls of the public space in Leonard Hall – the physical location of Martin Luther King’s 1964 visit – the exhibit is free and open to the public from 8:00 a.m.-8 p.m. year-round.  For more info, email  Cally Gurley, director of Special Collections, or call her at 207-221-4324.

More

MLK Jr. Celebrations: Past Years