Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Community Event

Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Community Event

Event Information

18 Jan
8:30am - 9:45am

Working Together – Building Harmony

Purdue University Northwest invites the Northwest Indiana community to celebrate diversity and inclusion through the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in a virtual event from 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 18.

The event is free and open to the community. To view this virtual program visit

Program highlights will include:

  • A keynote presentation by Karen Bishop Morris, Associate Professor of English at PNW
  • Opening remarks from Thomas L. Keon, Chancellor of Purdue University Northwest
  • Inspiring vocal performance from Vanessa Allen-McCloud, President and CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana
  • Emcee Wendel McCollum, Associate Superintendent of Michigan City Area Schools

For more information, visit To request a disability-related accommodation for this event contact Laura Odom, associate director of the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, at