Hollins University is observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in advance of the January 19 national holiday with events and activities on Friday, January 16.
Students, faculty, and staff will commemorate King’s life and work with a program of poems, songs, and original works at 12:15 p.m. in the Moody Student Center’s Wrobel Dining Room. The program is presented by Hollins’ Office of Cultural and Community Engagement (CCE), the class of 2018, and the President’s Office.
Then, CCE and the student volunteer organization S.H.A.R.E. will sponsor a Day of Service in the Roanoke community from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Students will be helping at a variety of area organizations including Angels of Assisi, Bradley Free Clinic, Carilion Children’s Clinic, Carilion Elderly Unit, Friendship Manor, Roanoke Rescue Mission, and Roanoke Valley SPCA.