Gannon University Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted: January 14, 2015

The life and works of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored during Gannon University's Diversity Dialogues Week, which begins Sunday, Jan. 18.  A series of events for students and the public are scheduled in commemoration of the King holiday.  The public is invited to events listed in bold type.


Jan. 16             

Erie Chamber Orchestra Martin Luther King Jr. Day Concert    7:30 p.m.

Featuring works by Hailstork, Gershwin and Peter Boyer's multimedia "Ellis Island"

Cathedral Preparatory School Auditorium, 250 W. 10 St.                                         


Jan. 19             

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Remembrance

Prayer Service                                                                                           9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel, 520 Peach St.                              

Community Solidarity March                                                             11 a.m.

Perry Square to MLK Center                                                      

Community Luncheon                                                                           11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Yehl Room, Waldron Campus Center, 124 W. Seventh St. 


Jan. 20             

Tea & Conversation: Body Image and Radical Embodiment     4 - 5:30 p.m.

Richard Moodey, Ph.D., asst. professor of sociology

The Knight Club, 162 W. Fourth St.

Prayer Vigil to End Hatred                                                                   7 p.m.

Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel, 520 Peach St.