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Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs
Kansas State University
224 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506

Office Hours:
M-F: 8-12pm / 1pm-5pm

785-532-6276 office
785-532-6339 fax

Morris Family Multicultural Student Center

Kansas State University
Morris Family Multicultural Student Center
915 Mid-Campus Drive South
Manhattan, KS 66506

Building Hours:
M-F: 8am-5pm


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MLK Observance Week

Join K-State DMSA as we celebrate the 2023 MLK Jr. Observance Week.

Monday, January 23rd - Friday, January 27th, 2023

It’s been 54 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Kansas State University, advocating for nonviolent approaches to remedy social tensions and lead our nation into the future. We’re proud of our connection to Dr. King, and we celebrate his legacy through campus events, as well as in our hearts. 

Saturday, Jan. 21

MLK Day of Service

HandsOn Kansas State’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will take place Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. The Day of Service will consist of multiple service projects that take place simultaneously at different sites across the city of Manhattan. All members of the K-State and Manhattan community are invited to give back to our community. Details about projects and locations will be released closer to the event date.

Contact the SSLS to learn how you can get involved.

Monday, Jan. 23

More Details Coming Soon

Tuesday, Jan. 24

Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Presidential Awards for Diversity
3:30-5 p.m.  |  Alumni Center Banquet Room

We encourage the entire campus community to attend this reception and congratulate our award winners, who have done so much to advance K-State diversity, to contribute to the success of historically underrepresented students, and to promote inclusive excellence. We are grateful to Commerce Bank and the W.T. Kemper Foundation for their support of these awards through the years. Sponsored by Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

More Details Coming Soon

Thursday, Jan. 26

MLK Presidential Lecture
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  |  Alumni Center Ballroom

Sponsored by the Office of the President, the CDIO's Office, and Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs.

Friday, Jan. 27

Annual Brown Bag Lunch
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  |  K-State Student Union 

The Faculty and Staff Affinity Network will have its annual brown bag lunch. Affinity group members and other K-State faculty and staff are invited to bring their lunch and engage in a discussion about social justice and diversity at K-State. Sponsored by Black Faculty Staff Alliance, Indigenous Faculty Staff Alliance, and Alianza. 


Laying of the Wreaths and Candlelight Ceremony
1:30 p.m  |  Student Union / MLK Jr. Bust

The program will begin with the candlelight ceremony and end at the MLK bust in front of Ahearn Field House. Sponsored by Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs and Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc.