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Dr. MLK, Jr. Community Celebration

Campus Events

Dr. MLK, Jr. Community Celebration 2022

Aiken Technical College and the University of South Carolina Aiken will present the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration on Sunday, January 23 at 3 p.m. at the USC Aiken Convocation Center. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

The community celebration brings together hundreds annually to celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy. The 2022 event theme is centered on a quote by Dr. King: “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”

In addition to the keynote speaker, the event will include recognition of the winners of the annual creative visual and essay contests and the recipients of the Human & Civil Rights Champion Awards.


Human & Civil Rights Champion Awards

Nominate a student or Aiken Community Member


Event Sponsors 

Gold Sponsors

  • Chandler Law Firm
  • SRNS

Silver Sponsor

  • SRR

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 2022 Dr. MLK, Jr. Community Celebration! See the links below for more information. 

View pledge form

View sponsor letter