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, January 21, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Those who wish to participate may register online. Registration will close January 16, 2019. All participants should check-in from 10-10:30 a.m. in the atrium of the McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC).

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.

Time Activity
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

Prosthetics and orthotics re-use project

Community Health Fair at Mt. Zion Baptist Church

USciences Youth Health and Science Fair

You may sign up online  to participate in community clean ups and the prosthetics and orthotics re-use activity. Registration will close on  January 16, 2019.

For more information about participating in the health at Mt. Zion Baptist Church should contact Charrell Porter at and for the youth health and science fair, contact Michele Albert at

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


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