Annually, the third week in January kicks off the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with a week of activities organized by the Multicultural Academic Student Services. Most events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
SVSU has partnered with regional businesses, chambers of commerce, and community foundations to work together to host a celebration of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The fifth annual Great Lakes Bay regional event will feature a peace march, scholarship award ceremony, and keynote speaker, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama from 2009-2017.