JACKSON, Tenn. – Jan. 9, 2001 – Union University will hold its annual Martin Luther King Day chapel service Monday, Jan. 15 at 9:45 a.m. in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel in the Penick Academic Complex.
|T. Vaughn Walker will speak as Union celebrates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. during its annual Martin Luther King Day chapel service on Monday, Jan. 15 at 9:45 a.m.|
Walker, who also serves as pastor of First Gethsemane Baptist Church in Louisville, has taught at the seminary since 1986. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Hampton University in Hampton, Va., a master of divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctorate from Oregon State University. Dr. Walker was awarded the fourth annual Black Southern Baptist Convention Heritage Award last year. He was the first African-American promoted to full professor at Southern Seminary.
"This annual event has become an important tradition in the life of the Union community, as we recommit ourselves to the importance of racial reconciliation," said Union President David S. Dockery.
The public is invited to attend.
Sara B. Horn,
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.