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Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with tribute, integration commemoration events

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The “Honoring the Past, Charting the Future” luncheon and community forum, a scholarship breakfast, lectures, films, student performances and community service projects are all part of Auburn University’s tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. to be held Jan. 20-24.

The week will begin with a scholarship breakfast, which will feature Isaiah Hugley, Columbus, Ga., city manager, as the keynote speaker on Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 a.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. To purchase tickets for the event, call (334) 844-5042. The breakfast is sponsored by the National Forum for Black Public Administrators of East Alabama, the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach and Access and Community Initiatives in the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

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Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with weeklong tribute

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University will host a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. beginning Thursday, Jan. 17, with events taking place through Friday, Jan. 25.

Highlights of the week will include a scholarship breakfast, guest speakers, lectures, student performances and community service projects. The public is invited to all events.

An Auburn Serves Volunteer Fair will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Student Center from 10 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by University Outreach, the program will provide information about opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved in community improvement efforts. For more information, contact Joyce Thomas-Vinson at (334) 844-5117.

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Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with weeklong tribute

AUBURN – Auburn University will host a weeklong tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Monday, Jan. 17, through Friday, Jan. 21, with the theme “Paying it Forward to Change the World: One Auburn, One Community.”

Highlights of the week will include an oratory contest, a scholarship breakfast, guest speakers, lectures, student performances and community service projects. All events are open to the public.

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Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with week-long tribute

AUBURN – Auburn University will host a week-long tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Friday, Jan. 15 through Friday, Jan. 22, with the theme “Inspiring the Strength to Love: One Auburn, One Community.”

Highlights of the week will include an oratory contest, a scholarship breakfast, guest speakers, lectures, student performances and community service projects. All events are open to the public.

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Student oratory contest to be part of Auburn University’s 2010 King Week celebration

AUBURN – As part of Auburn University’s 2010 King Week celebration, students from schools in East Alabama are invited to participate in the “Word from the Mountain Top” oratory contest, sponsored by Access and Community Initiatives in the Auburn University Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

The contest is open to students who are residents of Lee, Macon, Russell or Montgomery counties and currently enrolled in a college, university, community college, high school, middle school or junior high school. Entries should be mailed, e-mailed, faxed or hand delivered to Brandon Wolfe in the office of Access and Community Initiatives no later than Jan. 11. No entry fee is required.

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Auburn University to sponsor ‘Word from the Mountain Top’ student oratory contest as part of 2009 King Week

AUBURN – Auburn University’s January 2009 celebration of King Week will include an oratory contest, “Word from the Mountain Top, ” to encourage students to reflect on the philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr. and to connect his message to issues facing our nation in the 21st century.

“Word from the Mountain Top” is sponsored by Access and Community Initiatives, a unit of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Auburn University. The contest is open to students who are residents of Lee County and are currently enrolled in a college, university, community college, high school, middle school or junior high school.

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