MLK Day of Service

The MLK Day of Service Planning Committee has coordinated a wide range of service projects and activities for students, faculty and staff to participate in during USciences MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sign up online to participate.

To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the University community will be united for a day of service dedicated to bettering the community, empowering individuals, and bridging barriers. While classes have been canceled during this time, MLK Day of Service is a day on, not a day off.

10 a.m. -11 a.m.

Volunteer Check-In and Kick-Off

McNeil STC Atrium 

Volunteers must arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. 

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 Educational activities and Brunch

STC 145

1 p.m. - 3 p.m  Service Activities

Community clean-ups:

  • Woodland Avenue Corridor
  • 48th and Woodland Playground
  • Cancer Support Community

Community health fair

USciences Youth Health and Science Fair

You may sign up online to participate in community clean ups. For more information, contact Kara Snyder at

For more information about participating in the health and science fairs, contact Scott Greene at  

USciences Staff Assembly will also be conducting a clothing drive for Career Wardrobe throughout the day in the Athletic Recreation Center. Donations of work attire for both men and women and toiletry items will be accepted. For more information, contact Jenna Pizzi at

Be sure to use #USciencesMLKDay on social media and follow the hashtag to see service in action.


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