UNA Pressroom

Una To Host 5th Annual Mlk Day Of Service And March

Jan. 08, 2019

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

By Bryan Rachal
University Communications

FLORENCE, Ala.-The University of North Alabama's fifth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and March will take place Monday, Jan. 21, on UNA's campus.

The Day of Service will take place from 10 a.m. - Noon, in the Guillot University Center.

The event is being planned in conjunction with the national MLK Service Day and is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and the Shoals community to come together and honor Dr. King, while also serving those in need.

Check-in for the Day of Service will take place between 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., at the GUC Performance Center; the welcome will take place from 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

At 12:15 p.m.,the MLK Unity March and Remembrance will start from the GUC Atrium with remarks from President Kitts.Participants will march to the UNA Baptist Campus Ministries where the commemoration will conclude with a lunch.

The event is free and open to the public and is being sponsored by The Office of Student Engagement andthe Office of Diversity and Institutional Equity.

For additional information: (256) 765-4693 or (256) 765-6340


The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programsthrough the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renownedcollegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I's ASUN and Big South Conferences.The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.