University to host
including the 26th Annual March for Humanity, will highlight Shippensburg University’s
celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 28 and 30. All events are open
to the public.
SU Readers Theater
will present the award-winning play The Mountaintop at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Jan.
28 in Old Main Chapel. The
play by Katori Hall provides a touching, fictional account of King’s last night
alive. Hall’s insightful portrayal of King humanizes him and gives the audience a unique point of view on his legacy. University
students will perform three scenes
from the play
selected to give a deeper appreciation and understanding
of King. The play is being presented in cooperation with the university’s Department
of Music and Theatre Arts.
Traditional soul food will be prepared by guest Chef Rachel Faulkner
from UMBC Chartwells and Shippensburg Chef Mike Haus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jan. 28 in Reisner Dining Hall. Cost for those without a university meal plan
is $7.75 per person.
The annual March for Humanity begins at
3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in the multipurpose room of the Ceddia Union Building. Keynote speaker is Dr. Sharnine Herbert, associate professor of human communication studies. The
event is sponsored by the
African American Organization, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Office of Social Equity.
information, go to www.ship.edu/MLKDAY or call the Office of Social Equity at