Franklin College will host the second lecture in its 2019-20 Convocation Lecture Series on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, as part of its Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration. The lecture, titled “The Relentless Pursuit of Dr. King’s Dream Today,” will be presented by Lisa Coffman in Richardson Chapel beginning at 4 p.m. Coffman is a 1991 alumna of the college and a staff member at the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C.
Coffman will speak about Dr. Martin Luther King’s relentless pursuit of civil rights and a more just American society. She will take a look at the ways in which we all can relentlessly pursue a better today and a better future in the spirit of the civil rights activist.
Franklin College tradition includes hosting an annual Convocation Lecture Series that promotes the ideals of the institution. The college upholds a common set of values that enhances the community and sustains personal, spiritual and professional growth for a lifetime. The college values people of integrity, a commitment to inclusivity, a culture of intellectual curiosity, the drive for innovation and creativity and the spirit of community.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
POSTED Jan 7, 2020