Signature Programs

Dream Week 2018

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Follow along on social media and use #SMUMLK18

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

Monday, January 15 | 10:00 am | Begins at MLK Blvd. & Holmes Street

SMU Participates in the Dallas Martin Luther King Jr. Day City-Wide Parade.

Students are encouraged to participate. Please contact the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at multicultural@smu.edu for more details.

MLK Unity Walk

Tuesday, January 23 | 12:30 PM | Begins at HTSC Commons

Gather with SMU President R. Gerald Turner and student leaders to participate in our annual Unity Walk. This time together is a great demonstration of our commitment as a university to the work of Dr. King.

The Color Purple (Show)

Friday, January 26 | 6:30 PM | Music Hall at Fair Park

Come see the Color Purple with SMU! Free tickets and transportation available. RSVP at www.smucolorpurple.eventbrite.com

Co-sponsored by the Women and LGBT Center, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Residence Life & Student Housing, and Student Senate

Color Purple Flyer

MLK Day of Service 

Saturday, January 27| 10:30 am - 3:30 pm | Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports 

Register for MLK Day of Service and make a difference in Dallas on Saturday, January 27, 2018! Fill out the form linked here, to serve with a Dallas non-profit organization while connecting with other students and community members.

Registered volunteers will receive:

  • FREE food
  • a T-shirt
  • transportation to service sites/back to campus

Transportation & Registration Guidelines

  • ALL student participants are required to use the transportation provided. 
  • To ensure an accurate head count, each person is responsible for her/his own registration; one person cannot register a group or team.

*Space is limited, so visit the MLK Day of Service page today for additional program and registration information! The registration deadline is Tuesday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. If you can no longer attend after registering, please give us the courtesy of cancelling by the deadline listed. Feel free to contact the Community Engagement and Leadership Center, cel@smu.edu, or Brittany Barker, bbarker@smu.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

Co-sponsored by the Community Engagement & Leadership Center, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, SMU NRHH, and The Assembly

Day of Service Flyer

Cookie Chat: A Color Purple

Monday, January 29 | 12:00 PM | Women & LGBT Center (Hughes-Trigg Suite 313)

Join us to debrief the Color Purple Play and FREE cookies! Feel free to bring your lunch.

MoMac at the Movies: Detroit Screening

Monday, January 29 | 6:30 PM | Angelika Film Center - Mocking Bird Station

Film screening followed by FREE food and discussion.Go on your own, or meet in MoMac at 6:00 PM to walk over. Open to all SMU Students.

Sponsored by Morrison-McGinnis Commons

MLK and SMU

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at SMU on March 17, 1966.

Dream Week 2015

 

For more information, email multicultural@smu.edu or call 214-768-4580.