CSU students serve on MLK Day
Charleston Southern University along with The Citadel and University of South Carolina Beaufort will be giving back to the community on their day off. Over 40 students will participate in serving on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Ronald McDonald House, Habitat for Humanity, Pet Helpers, Charleston Development Academy, and Eagle Harbor Boys Ranch.
Students from each school will be represented from each of the sites. College students from different school will come together to serve the Charleston community from 9am-noon this Monday.
"CSU is pleased to be part of this effort to honor the legacy and servant-leader model of Dr. Martin Luther King," said Dr. Rick Brewer, VP of Student Affairs & Athletics. "Our university family is committed to leading through serving bringing hope and contributing to positive change in the Charleston region and beyond."
On Tuesday, Charleston Southern University will also host the Black History Intercollegiate Consortium’s 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance at 6:30 p.m. in Lightsey Chapel Auditorium. Members include Charleston Southern, Trident Technical College, the Medical University of South Carolina and The Citadel.
Following the program, a candlelight observance will take place around the Reflection Pond in the center of CSU’s campus. The public is invited to the program and candlelight service.