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Students have opportunity to learn on Martin Luther King Day

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In recognition of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 16, classes are cancelled from 1p.m. to 6p.m. Since this is so, there are activities students can sign-up for and participate in, in which they wouldn’t be able to otherwise. Sign-ups close on Friday, Jan. 13, at noon. The movie, “The Help” will be shown in the Octorium from 4p.m. to 6:10p.m. Students are not required to sign-up for this activity but should note there is limited seating in the Octorium. From 11:30a.m. to 12:45a.m. there is the Traditional Memorial march to the Century Center from the County City Building. Bethel will provide transportation and refreshments. From 1:30 to 3:00p.m. the “How Do We Eliminate The Racial Gap” for youths and adults seminar will be at the Century Center/Recital Hall followed by a one-hour discussion with Bonnie Woodlee and Joyce Laurent afterward on campus. Transportation will be provided. From 1:30 to 2:30p.m. students and employees have the opportunity to tour the Center for History Museum in which those who attend will learn more about the African-American community in the St. Joseph River Valley from the 1840s to the 1920s. The time will conclude with a one-hour long discussion back on campus. Transportation will be provided. At 7:00p.m. there will be a Martin Luther King celebration concert at Northside Hall Auditorium on the IUSB campus. The event is free and transportation will be provided by Bethel. To find out more information or to sign-up for any of these opportunities go to https://my.bethelcollege.edu/ICS/Student/Student_Services.jnz?portlet=Events_for_MLK_Day
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