MLK Day of Service

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    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. While online registration has closed, those who still wish to participate may report to check-in from 10-10:30 a.m. register for a volunteer opportunity.

    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
    • S. Weir Mitchell School

    Community health fair

    USciences Youth Health and Science Fair

    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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