MLK Memorial in Washington DC. Emphasis on "Mountain of Despair" Quote

MLK


34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Date: January 19, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Speaker: The Honorable Judge Glenda Hatchett
Location: Student Center East Ballroom
Description: Black Student Achievement, in collaboration with Spotlight Programs Board, presents the 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration. This event serves not only as an opportunity to reflect on Dr. King’s legacy but also as an occasion to engage with the ideals, principles and values that enlivened Dr. King’s political and social action.

For more information, please contact C. Bernard McCrary, director of Black Student Achievement.

There will be a series of events sponsored by various departments and student organizations from January 15 through 21 to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King. For more information on these events, please visit Black Student Achievement.

Nominations for award recipients during Georgia State University’s 34th Annual MLK Commemoration will open fall 2016. Nomination forms for both the Humanitarian Award and the Community Service Award can be found on the tabs at the top of this page. For more information, email Navina Vemuri, graduate assistant for Black Student Achievement, or call 404-413-1530.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award

This award is presented to an exemplary undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated an outstanding ability to promote multiculturalism at Georgia State University and/or the community at large. Students must be nominated by a peer, staff or faculty member. Self-nominations are not permitted. Students and Organizations must be in good academic and conduct standing with the Dean of Students office.

A complete nomination packet includes: a nomination form, a fact sheet (150 words) about the nominee and any supplementary materials that document the nominee’s accomplishments. Nomination packages must not exceed five pages. All documents must be submitted electronically to nvemuri1@student.gsu.edu or in-person to Navina Vemuri in Black Student Achievement (Student Center East, Suite 300).

For general questions, please contact Navina Vemuri at 404-413-1530 or nvemuri1@student.gsu.edu.

Hosea Williams Community Service Award

Hosea Williams Community Service Award This award is presented to an exemplary faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a purposeful risk-taking for improving a community by addressing a societal need, strong leadership skills and courage in achieving its mission. Faculty or staff may be nominated by a student, staff or faculty member. Self-nominations are not permitted.

A complete nomination packet includes: a nomination form, a fact sheet (150 words) about the nominee and any supplementary materials that document the nominee’s accomplishments. Nomination packages must not exceed five pages. All documents must be submitted electronically to nvemuri1@student.gsu.edu or in-person to Navina Vemuri in Black Student Achievement in Student Center East, Suite 300.

For general questions, please contact Navina Vemuri at 404-413-1530 or nvemuri1@student.gsu.edu.