Martin Luther King Jr. at Marietta College in 1968
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Monica Jones

​In commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, which celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to America, the College is hosting a virtual event — Keeping the Dream Alive — from 5:00-7:00 p.m, Wednesday, January 27th. Join on Zoom at This event will allow us to commemorate Dr. King, as well as discuss the timeless values he taught through his example — the values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service that so radiantly defined Dr. King’s character and empowered his leadership. On this holiday, we commemorate the universal unconditional love, forgiveness and nonviolence that empowered his revolutionary spirit.​