The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) was awarded $1,000 from the North Carolina Martin Luther King Jr. Commission Grant on Jan. 29 in front of Old Main. The 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Grant Program is “A Call for Civil Discourse,” as elevating in the teachings of Dr. King. Civil discourse is defined as an engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding. ODI, along with other recipients, was given the grant from the N.C. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been celebrated nationally for the past 32 years. Here at UNC Pembroke, students, faculty and staff continue to celebrate his legacy by participating in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week. A few events from the dedicated week were postponed due to the Grayson Southeast snowstorm. The storm stretched from North Florida to the East Carolinas. Chatham, Orange, Person and Durham counties received between 10-12 inches of snow, according to WRAL. The sli