Central College Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.-Pella, Iowa – USA

January 14, 2022

Central College will begin the Spring 2022 semester by honoring the spirit and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. as students return to campus Monday.

Mike Regan Jr. will deliver a keynote address titled “The Journey Continues: Athlete Activism and the Fight for Social Justice.”Regan is an interdisciplinary lecturer and scholar, serving as an adjunct professor in the Departments of Kinesiology and Sociology at California State University, East Bay.

The day will conclude with a vigil at the Peace Pole located on south Geisler lawn. The Peace Pole, installed in 2006, is a hand-crafted monument that displays the message “May Peace Prevail on Earth.”