Mount St. Joseph University commemorates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a variety of week-long events.

i have a dream week 2022 graphic with Martin Luther King.

This week, we honor activist Martin Luther King Jr. who played a key role in leading the American Civil Rights Movement, by reflecting on his influence, impact, and key topics to put our own dreams and service into action.

Mount St. Joseph University invites the Mount Community to its annual “I Have a Dream Week” beginning Monday, Jan. 16 through Saturday, Jan. 21. There is sure to be an event for everyone!

Schedule of Programs and Events

Monday, Jan. 16

Join us for our event, “The Influence and Impact of MLK.”

Location: Mater Dei Chapel from 11 a.m.-noon. 

Tuesday, Jan. 17
Hot Wings and Hot Topics

Join us for “Did we Catch the Dream?” or are we still “Dream Chasing?”

Location: Mosaic Center from 7-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 18
Black Student Union MLK Leadership Luncheon

This year’s theme is, “Everybody can be Great, because Everybody can Serve”

Location: Theatre Lobby from noon-1:30 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 19
Social Justice Forum

Everybody can serve!

Location: Mosaic Center from 1-2 p.m.


Friday, Jan. 20
“Have a Dream”

Alum Ralph Allen shares his story on how he had a dream to make it out of Dayton, Ohio and the obstacles he faced reaching that dream.

Location: Recital Hall from 1-2:30 p.m.


Saturday, Jan. 21
Day of Service

Join our Mission Ambassadors for our 2023 Day of Service.