UAPB Students Commemorate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The UAPB Office of Student Involvement and Leadership will commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16, 2023, at 6:30 PM with a program entitled, Remembering the Dream.

Remembering the Dream – Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Time 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Baptist Collegiate Ministry, 1300 L.A. Prexy Davis Drive

The program will be hosted by Amaya Jordan, Student Government Association President. Program presentations include Errayionna, Miss University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; Charles Harris, III, Mister University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; Trent Wills, Student Government Association Vice President; D’Shaunti Spearman, Union Programming Board President;Courtney C. Jackson, Director of the L.A. Davis Student Union; Rev. Matthew Hall, Director of the BCM and Frank D. Dorsey, II, Dean of Student Involvement & Leadership. The program will have a student artist showcase, the playing of one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous speeches, and the opportunity for student reflections.

The program is hosted in collaboration with the Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) to highlight student leaders and artists. In addition, the UAPB community will have the opportunity to tour the newly remodeled BCM and meet the new director, Rev. Mathew Hall.

Prior to the program, UAPB Student Leaders will participate in the 39th PBICVR KingFest™ Parade, an annual event for the City of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, organized by Rev. Jesse C. Turner. The parade lineup will begin at 1:00 PM, and the activity will commence at 2:00 PM.

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