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Furman University and GGL announce
2016 Martin Luther King Events

Greenville, South Carolina - Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Furman University have released their annual Events for January & February 2016 celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legecy in the Greevnille Area. Furman University and GGL have collaborated our MLK Events for Greenville and the Upstate for the last five years.

Sponsorship opportunities are available until December 25, 2015. You can download our 2016 MLK Sponsorship packet which include Ad Pricing and Sponsorship packages. All proceeds from the Scholarship Gala support the Luke H. Chatman Scholarship for Local high Students.

GGL's primary events are the MLK Scholarship Gala on January 10th and the MLK Youth Program & Ruloph Gordon College Fair on February 6nd. Please support us as we honor Dr. King's Legacy and recognize our local Leaders and Students.

If you have any questions or comments, please us at contact@alphagreenville.org or at our Chapter phone line at (864) 441-9067.



Here is a list of major events for this year's celebration:

Sunday, Jan. 10, 3 PM

2016 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Scholarship Gala

Sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation

Younts Conference Center, Greenville, SC
Ticket: $50 per Person

Contact: Travis Smith
contact@alphagreenville.org or (864) 441-9067

Monday, Jan, 18, 8 AM -11 AM

MLK Holiday "Day of Service"
Community Project with United Way’s Hands on Greenville

Heller Service Corps, Student Diversity Council,
and Student Activities Council

Contact: Nancy Cooper-
nancy.cooper@furman.edu or (864) 294-2900

Sunday, Jan, 24, 5 PM

MLK Interfaith Celebration

Daniel Memorial Chapel

Reverend Kimberly Jackson ’06,
chaplain at the Absalom Jones Episcopal Center in Atlanta, Georgia, serving students from Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, Morris Brown, and Spelman Colleges  
Contact:  Maria Swearingen, maria.swearingen@furman.edu  or 294.2133

Thursday, Feb. 3, 7 PM

MLK Commemoration Speaker:
Juan Williams -- CLP

Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center

7 – 8 p.m. Lecture
8 – 9 p.m. Reception and Book signing

Contact: Chandra Dillard -
Chandra.dillard@furman.edu or (864) 294-2503

Saturday, Feb. 6, 9 AM

"Goto High School, Goto College"
Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Program and
Dr. Ruloph Gordon College Fair

Burgiss Theater and Watkins Room,
Trone Student Center
Furman University | Greenville, SC

Contact: Bobby Clark
contact@alphagreenville.org or (864) 441-9067

Saturday, Feb 20, 10 AM

Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Contest
for Greenville Country High School Students

Furman University,
Burgiss Theater, Trone Student Center

Contact: Mike Chatham,
or (864)906.7078


All events are free with the exception of the Scholarship Gala.
For more information, all 864.294.2503 or email chandra.dillard@furman.edu or

Go to Furman’s MLK website at www.furman.edu/mlk
or Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville at www.alphagreenville.org