MLK Planning Committee

The office of Institutional Equity and Diversity has begun organizing activities in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

Ms. Barbara Glackin, dean of the Library, and Dr. Shonta Smith, Associate Professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Studies, are co-chairing the MLK committee at Southeast Missouri State University. The committee, composed of faculty, staff and students, will plan a series of events in celebration of the holiday, including a keynote speaker, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Members

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    Barbara Glackin

    MLK Committee Co-Chair

    Dean, Kent Library

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    Shonta Smith

    MLK Committee Co-Chair

    Associate Professor, College of Education, Health and Human Studies

Executive Support

Sonia Rucker, Assistant to the President for Diversity and Equity & Dean of Students

Administrative Support

Michelle Irby, Director, Campus Life & Event Services
Tammy Underwood, Executive Assistant, Dean of Students
Blessy Joseph, Graduate Assistant, Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity

Community Outreach

Tamara Buck, Associate Professor for Mass Media
Christy Mershon, Assistant Director, Continuing & Extended Education
Quantella Noto, Assistant Professor, Hospitality Management Program Director
Victor Wilburn, Associate Professor of Child Development
Xavier Bland, Teacher, Horizons Enrichment Center

Campus Outreach

Michelle Irby, Director, Campus Life & Event Services
Rashaun Henry, TRIO/Student Support Services

Black History Month Activities

Sean Spinks, Educational Access Programs
Valdis Zalite, Director, Student Support Services

Special Projects

Quantella Noto, Assistant Professor, Hospitality Management Program Director
Ken Gullett, Lieutenant, DPS/ Parking Services
Taylor Franke, Events SMC- Production Assistant
Courtney Piper, Resident District Manager, Chartwells
Kevin Yarbrough, Senior Executive Chef, Chartwells Juan Crites, Director of Publications, University Marketing
Joanna Kubik, Managing Editor of Brand Stratetgy, University Marketing

High School Participation

Christy Mershon, Assistant Director, Continuing & Extended Education
James Williams, Assistant Director, Student Support Services

Contact

573.651.2626
mlkcommittee@semo.edu
Academic Hall Room 010-011
MLK Celebration
One University Plaza, MS 3375
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701