Upcoming Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is an institutional event held annually to commemorate the life and legacy of MLK, Jr. with keynote speakers, cultural events, volunteer opportunities, and other activities that promote social justice.

The panelists pose with UNE Director of Intercultural Student Engagement Andrea Peredes
 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to an audience in 1964 at U N E’s precursor institution, St. Francis College
The crowd at a Martin Luther King Jr. lecture
Angela Davis speaks at the 2019 Martin Luther King lecture
Stacey Abrams speaks at the 2020 Martin Luther King lecture on the Portland Campus


Intercultural Student Engagement staff works closely with student groups, faculty, and professional staff from other UNE departments across both campuses to collaborate on programs. We are always open to suggestions for speakers or programming ideas.

Workshops and Trainings

Workshops and trainings on a variety of content areas related to cultural diversity are available, including in-class lectures. Interested faculty, professional staff, or student organizations should email ISE for more information.