Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College will honor the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a weeklong series of community service activities that involve students, faculty and staff. The weeklong commitment to bettering the campus and surrounding community includes community service projects, diversity talks, art exhibits and more.

The week will kick off with a prayer service in the Cosgrave Lobby at 12 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21. MLK Day will continue with the MAC community completing a service project to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The day will conclude with a full moon hike.

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, all residence halls will display sustainability exhibits. The theme is Peace and Justice. At 3:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Kaitlyn Shaker will discuss being a Muslim woman living in rural Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, Jan. 23 will be multicultural food day at the College. The College’s dining hall will serve a plethora of foods for students to enjoy. In the Library at 3:30 p.m., Mounties can attend a how to protest event. Throughout the day, The Silence Shoot, an anti-bullying photography table will be displayed in Cosgrave Lobby.

Mark Weir, director of inclusion at Carlow University, will speak to students at 3:30 p.m., also in Alumni Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24.

Friday, Jan. 25 will conclude MLK Week. An expressive exhibit, Tunnel of Mercy, will be on display in the Cosgrave Lobby and regional college students have been invited to share poetry at Pour on Center in Ebensburg, Pa.

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