Inspired by the recent visit of Martin Luther King III, Friends University invites the community to continue discussing ways to overcome cultural differences and work together to create the “beloved” community envisioned Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The public is invited to attend the meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 4 at the University Friends Church, 1840 W. University Ave.
Martin Luther King III, the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will discuss the continuation of his father’s dream for equality and justice for all people during the Willard and Jean Garvey Lecture Series at Friends University April 19. The lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium in the Davis Administration Building on the Friends University campus.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the Willard and Jean Garvey Lecture Series will feature Martin Luther King, III in its upcoming lecture “ My Father’s Dream, My Mission.”
The lecture will be held Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium. A reception and autograph session will follow the lecture.
Friends University is pleased to announce that Dr. Eileen R. Borris, the author of Finding Forgiveness and an internationally renowned trainer in global peace initiatives, will speak about "Forgiveness: The Path to Personal and Global Peace" as part of this year's Garvey Lecture Series.
The lecture and a book signing will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Alumni Auditorium, Davis Administration Building on the Friends University campus. A training workshop will also take place Saturday morning, April 21.
When most Americans think about the Civil War, Kansas isn’t the first state that comes to mind. But one Kansas historian has dedicated much of his career to researching our state’s struggles and contribution during the war and throughout history.
Dr. Brian Craig Miller, professor of history at Emporia State University and a speaker for the Kansas Humanities Council, will discuss Kansas’ historical significance in a Constitution Day lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium on the Friends University campus.
Many of us take for granted the security offered by the U.S. Constitution, but we might never stop to think about the document’s relevance in our daily lives.
As a part of Friends University’s celebration of Constitution Day, four panelists will discuss “Why the Constitution Matters” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium.