Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
8:30 – 9:00 AM
Musical Performance by Blake Shaw, bassist/vocalist
9:00 – 9:05 AM
Opening Welcome by Dave McInally, Coe College President
9:05 – 9:10 AM
Welcome by Marc’ Bady, Dean of Students, Coe College
9:10 – 9:30 AM
Student, Faculty & Staff Readings/Testimonials
Readings and thoughts from the campus community
9:45 – 10:30 AM
SESSION 1A: Karl Cassel, Managing Partner Top Rank — "There is no better time than the present to do what is right."
SESSION 1B: Danette Patton, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication & Rhetoric, Coe College — Intersectionality and the Civil Rights Movement
10:45 to 11:30 AM
SESSION 2A: Keesha Burke-Henderson, Director of Diversity and International Student Success, Mount Mercy University — Martin, the Renaissance and the Radical: A look at speeches and writings beyond the dream.
SESSION 2B: Rodrick Dooley, Chief Equity Officer & Office of Learning and Leadership, Cedar Rapids Community School District — King Rules: Managing conflict by working for peace