Skip to Main Navigation | Skip to Content

Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support

Dockery 212
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4156

MLK Celebration

The University of Central Missouri's Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration occurs each year in January.  The UCM, Whiteman, Sedalia, Kansas City and Warrensburg communities pause to reflect on the work and impact of Dr. King, while renewing goals of respect and dignity toward one another.  Programs include Community Service Awards, Warrensburg community Ecumenical Service, Freedom Scholarship Dinner (tickets must be purchased in advance through the Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support (MAPS) Office), Gospel Concert, and Community Blood Drive.

Freedom Scholarship Recipients
Each year, scholarships are awarded to students who fit the criteria and are recognized at the MLK Freedom Scholarship Dinner. The scholarship is $2,000 for incoming freshmen and $1,000 for returning students.

Calendar of Events

Jan. 15, 2014
MLK Community Service Awards
Presented at the Greater Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce
Monthly Business Luncheon
11:45 a.m. at the University of Central Missouri Elliott Union Room 236/238, Warrensburg, MO
Must register at Chamber by calling 660-747-3168

To nominate an individual or group/organization, please go to nomination form

Jan. 16-23, 2014
Issues Forum - Going Forward - Activity which allows students to share their voice
All week long in UCM Elliott Union

Jan. 20, 2014
MLK Service Day
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Pre-registration required by December 13, 2013 -- Go to registration form
Contact Kristie Brinkley or Lauren Crist, 660-543-4007

Community Praise and Worship Service
6:30 p.m. - University of Central Missouri Hendricks Hall, Warrensburg, MO
Contact Jeff Imboden 660-543-4263

Jan. 21, 2014
Issues Forum - Student Performances related to MLK's I Have A Dream speech
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - UCM Elliott Union Atrium

Freedom Scholarship Dinner
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Julianne Malveaux
Labor economist and noted author and commentator
6:30 p.m. – Elliott Union Ballroom (236/238/240)
Must pre-purchase dinner tickets in the UCM Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support (MAPS) Office,
Dockery 212, Phone 660-543-4156

Jan. 22, 2014
Student Volunteer Fair
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
UCM Student Recreation and Wellness Center Atrium

Issues Forum - Civil Rights and the Supreme Court
12:00 noon - Wood 100

Jan. 23, 2014
Issues Forum - The Great Debate
2:15 p.m. - UCM Elliott Union 236

Jan. 28-29, 2014
Community Service Blood Drive
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
UCM Elliott Union Ballroom


Questions about any of the MLK events, please call the MAPS Office at 660-543-4156 or email Penny Lund at