Deadline extended for submitting 2014 MLK Celebration funding proposals

Martin Luther King Jr.The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Advisory Board has extended the deadline to submit funding requests proposals for programming for the 2014 MLK Celebration to Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 5 p.m.

All members of the campus community are invited to participate in the annual campus celebration of King’s life and legacy. Departments, student organizations, offices and centers are encouraged to apply for funding for MLK celebration events by submitting proposals online.

Co-sponsorships of events can range from $100 to $2,000. Past co-sponsorships have helped support speakers, films, displays, workshops, receptions, lunches and field trips.

The 2014 MLK Celebration “Embracing the Past, Empowering the Present, Envisioning the Future,” will begin Friday, Jan. 17, with the annual MLK convocation being held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24. The convocation will feature Wil Haygood, Washington Post reporter and author of The Butler: A Witness to History.

Any questions can be directed to Angela Lowery at