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Jan. 19 March at Idaho State University to honor memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted January 9, 2009

Idaho State University will host a Martin Luther King, Jr. March at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 19, on the ISU campus.

Marchers will assemble at the northeast corner of Holt Arena and journey to the Pond Student Union for a program in the Bengal Theater. A bus provided by ISU Transportation Services will transport individuals wishing to participate but unable to march. The bus will provide transportation back to Holt Arena after the program for individuals who participated in the march.

The program in the Pond Student Union Bengal Theater, scheduled to start around 2 p.m., will include a keynote address. Various student-organization leaders will make presentations, and there will be an audio presentation of one of Dr. King’s writings. Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Lee Krehbiel will deliver closing remarks.

The parade route will travel from the northeast corner of Holt Arena to Bonneville Street, where it will turn west to Memorial Way, then south on Memorial Way to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, then west to Caesar Chavez Way where it will head south to the Pond Student Union.

The parade is sponsored by the following ISU entities: Office of Student Affairs, Diversity Resource Center, Multicultural Committee, College Chapter of the NAACP and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.  

For more information, contact the Diversity Resource Center at (208) 282-3142 or rogekay@isu.edu.