January 17 kicks off a week-long celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Events include volunteers in action, a blood drive, speeches and workshops promoting diversity. Get more details.
Clemson will also be honoring the memory and work of Dr. King through a series of events from January 20 to 23, including volunteer opportunities and a blood drive. Civil rights activist and former freedom rider Bob Zellner will deliver the keynote speech at a Commemorative Service at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Tillman Hall auditorium. Zellner was the first white Southerner to serve as field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. All Clemson events are free and open to the public. Event Details