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January 16, 2008

TO: Campus Community
FROM: Neil Kerwin, President
SUBJECT: American University Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


The American University community is invited to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by gathering for a special ceremony from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, in the Kay Spiritual Life Center. The theme of the 2008 tribute is “Remember, Reflect, Renew.”

Featured faculty, staff, and student speakers are

  • Reverend Joseph Eldridge, university chaplain
  • Caleen Sinnette Jennings, professor, CAS, Department of Performing Arts
  • Tiffany Speaks, director, Multicultural Affairs
  • Daniel Maree, senior, School of Communication
  • Tala Abu Rahmeh, graduate student, CAS, Department of Art

Musical selections will be performed by the AU Gospel Choir, under the direction of Sylstea Sledge. 

As we begin a new year, please join me to renew our commitments to the institutional values we share with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—social justice, ethics, diversity, and service. I hope you will participate in this important annual event.

January 16, 2008 8:43 AM

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