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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

As we celebrate Martin Luther King’s life and dedication to the advancement of civil rights, equality and freedom, we look to renew our own commitment to these ideals here on campus and throughout our community.

This celebration highlights King’s call to be both reflective and active in the pursuit of the common good.

For more about Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

This year, staff and faculty will spend the morning at the following community partner sites:

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Einstein Project
  • Feeding America
  • Freedom House
  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore
  • Knit for a Cause 
  • Sew for a Cause (at Life's a Stitch) making pillow cases for Willow Tree.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

In addition,

  • Sandy Gilson and Rob Downard are leading a group from ITS serving at Junior Achievement.
  • Andy Caldie and John Marquez are leading a group from Advancement to join with residents of Nicolet Highland Apartments to make fleece blankets for the House of Hope.
  • The swimming and diving teams will be moving furniture, removing carpets, painting, and organizing at House of Hope.
  • The Gap students will be working at Feeding America sorting and packaging food items. 
  • The women's basketball team will be at Paul's Pantry sorting through food donations and packaging bulk food items.
  • Terrie DuBois is leading a group from Conference and Catering who will be preparing and serving a meal at NEW Community Shelter.
  • Mike Peckham and Dee Geurts-Bengston along with SNC student athletes from the track team will be sharing Dr. King’s message of respect with area school children through a skit.
  • Karen Mazzoleni is leading members of the Finance Department serving with the Einstein Project.


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