AU Honors Dr. King’s Legacy

January 10, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr

Anderson University is honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr with a series of events and activities to kick off AU’s week of service – an initiative whereby AU faculty and staff are spending time way from work to participate in a service project of their choice to benefit a United Way agency or program.

Other activities include:

Martin Luther King Jr Worship Service
January 15, 2018, 11 a.m.
Daniel Recital Hall

Julian McPhillips, a civil rights lawyer from Alabama and father of AU alumnus David Larson McPhillips, is serving as guest speaker. Mr. McPhillips’ generous gift helped establish the David Larson McPhillips Center for Student Success at Anderson University

MLK Day of Service Project
January 15, 2018
1:30 p.m.

Students will participate in a service project to benefit the Rocky River Conservancy.

Anderson University Connect Club Dessert and Discussion
January 15, 2018
7:30 p.m.
AU Student Center Theater

Members of the Anderson University Connect Club are leading a discussion about the lasting impact of Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy.

Movie Night at AU
January 17, 2018
7:30 p.m.
AU Student Center Theater

AU students are being treated to a special screening of the 2007 film, Freedom Writers.

Glorious Deeds
January 18, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Daniel Recital Hall

The South Carolina School of the Arts presents "Glorious Deeds," a recital inspired by an aria from the oratorio, Samson, composed by Georg Friedrich Händel in 1741. The opening words of the aria are, “Thy glorious deeds inspired my tongue, whilst airs of joy from thence did flow.”  These words aptly describe the “glorious deeds” of Dr. King’s life’s work. This year marks 50 years since his death, and the recital reflects Dr. King’s praiseworthy legacy as a great American hero and international icon of peace.