Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

"Keep the Hope Alive"

Monday, January 16, 2017


Schedule of Events

The 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast
Sponsored by the National Association of University Women – Elizabeth City Chapter

Speaker: Chief Eddie M. Buffaloe, Jr., Elizabeth City Police Department

Time: 8:00 a.m.Location: K.E. White Center, 1704 Weeksville Road, Elizabeth City, NC

Cost: $20 per person | Contact:  Andrea Combs: (252) 338-8827


Walking in the Footsteps of the King: Annual MLK March
Sponsored by Elizabeth City State University & College of The Albemarle

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Meeting Location: ECSU Campus -G. R. Little Library

Ending Location: Sheep Harney Elementary, 200 W. Elizabeth St., Elizabeth City, NC

Contact: Office of Student Engagement: (252) 335-3511

*t-shirt distribution, *Drum Majors for Service Distribution (a handout)


Community Panel Discussion
Sponsored by Elizabeth City State University & College of The Albemarle

Time: 12:30 p.m. -  2:00 p.m.

Location: Sheep Harney Elementary Auditorium

Panel Participates:

  • ECU Police Department
  • ECSU Police Department
  • College of the Albemarle Students
  •  Elizabeth City State University Students
  •  NAACP

Day of Service Opportunities:

  • RCCDC Mary Walker House Renovations
  • Food Bank of the Albemarle
  • Habitat for Humanity Store

National Day of Service

At various times and locations, faculty, staff and students will be encouraged to participate in various community service projects. Get involved! National MLK Day of Service.

Note: ECSU provides leave for community service opportunities. For more information, visit the ECSU Human Resources webpage.