College of DuPage celebrates Martin Luther King Jr's legacy Jan. 18

Submitted by College of DuPage
Posted1/13/2021 12:43 PM

Celebrate the memory and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during a virtual ceremony with the College of DuPage at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18. The ceremony will be streamed via the college's Facebook page at

Featuring a keynote address by COD Professor of Justice Studies Theodore Darden, the ceremony includes the announcement of the four recipients of the college's 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship.


The recipients were selected based on their demonstration of how the ideals taught and demonstrated by Dr. King have directly made an impact on their lives.

The students will share how they have been inspired to make an impact on the lives of others based on the work of Dr. King.

Interim Dean of Students Nathania Montes will provide the welcome and Student Diversity and Inclusion Manager David Swope will serve as emcee.

Scholarships are made possible by the College of DuPage Foundation, The Latino Outreach Center, and The Center for Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Learn more about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Awards Virtual Ceremony at

For information contact David Swope, manager, Center for Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, at

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