Mount Union Accepting Nominations for MLK Awards

January 02, 2014

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Each year, the University of Mount Union presents the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Award to members of both the University of Mount Union community (student, faculty and staff) and the Alliance community who best embody the values and principles exemplified by Dr. King. 

Individuals and organizations may nominate people for this award by submitting a letter detailing why the nominee should receive this prestigious honor. 

Selection for the MLK Award will be based on the nominee’s exemplification of the following:

  • Promoting racial harmony
  • Advocating for social justice
  • Collaborating with groups, offices, churches and/or organizations
  • Demonstrating sustained commitment to diversity
  • Fostering inclusiveness and an appreciation of differences

The MLK awards will be presented at the University of Mount Union’s MLK Jr. Award Ceremony and Dinner held at the University in January.

Please mail or email all letters of nomination no later than Friday, January 10, 2014, to: Debbie Fink, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, The University of Mount Union, 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, Ohio 44601 or

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