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UNA’s MLK Jr. Remembrance March Set for Jan. 16

Jan. 13, 2023

Michelle R. Eubanks , UNA, at meubanks@una.edu, 256.765.4392

FLORENCE, AL – The annual Martin Luther King Jr., Remembrance March at the University of North Alabama will take place Monday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m. Participants are asked to gather in the parking lot below the steps of the Wendell Gunn Commons. At the conclusion of the brief program, the march will begin at the Gunn Commons and end at the Guillot University Center, where lunch will be provided to those who have made reservations. 

Katrina D. Brown, Esq., will provide the remarks for the event that is coordinated by the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

“This annual event echoes the importance that marches play as a means to illustrate unity, to celebrate campus diversity, and the salute the influential activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” said Dr. Ron Patterson, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. “We look forward to having members of the campus and broader Shoals community join us in celebrating King’s life and legacy with the march as well as in this National Day of Service.”

In the event of rain, the program will take place in the Performance Center of the Guillot University Center. To make reservations for lunch, follow the instructions at this link.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. 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. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/