Several events next week will honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,
Ferrum, Va. (Jan. 13, 2014) – The Ferrum College campus community will honor and celebrate the legacy of the Rev.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during several events next week beginning Mon., Jan. 20,
2014 with a Martin Luther King Day Celebration in Vaughn Chapel at 7 p.m. The evening
program will highlight King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech and include music and
poetry readings as well.
Next, on Tues., Jan. 21, the King inspired movie "BOYCOTT" will be shown in the Panthers
Den in Franklin Hall beginning at 8 p.m.
Then on Thurs., Jan. 23, a panel discussion about King's "I Have A Dream" speech will
be held at 8 p.m. in the Panthers Den in Franklin Hall. Panelists will discuss the
issues that were faced during the Civil Rights Movement and how they relate to the
challenges encountered today.
Events are open to the public and admission is free.
About Ferrum College: Ferrum College is a four-year, private, co-educational, liberal arts college related
to the United Methodist Church. Ferrum offers a choice of nationally recognized bachelor's
degree programs, at a cost well below the national average for private colleges. The
College celebrates its centennial in 2013.