Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Week Events

These events are open to the general public. Click for a campus map.

MLK Week Kick-Off Reception

Monday, January 20
5 to 7 p.m.
Student Center Atrium

Program description: Members of the Saint Mary's College and South Bend community will share works and words commemorating the life of civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Martin Luther King, Jr. Anyone interested in reading something may contact the event coordinator Bianca Tirado, assistant director of Student Involvement and Multicultural Service (SIMS) at or (574) 284-4790.

“The Loving Story” Screening & Discussion

Tuesday, January 21
Vander Vennet Theatre, basement of the Student Center
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Program description: The film “The Loving Story” tells the dramatic story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living in Virginia in the 1950s, and their landmark Supreme Court case, Loving vs. Virginia that changed history. Panelists will include Saint Mary’s College faculty and staff.