Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) to Host 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Tuesday


(Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration)

Mt. San Jacinto College held its 14th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, on its San Jacinto Campus.

As part of the event, the college held a signing for its new Equity Pledge that ensures that the college’s mission, vision, values, and institutional policies and practices model and support equity, inclusiveness, and institutional excellence.

The celebration was a three-hour event, starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Milo P. Johnson Library on the San Jacinto Campus, 1499 N. State St., San Jacinto.

The annual celebration at MSJC brings the community together to remember the message and work of Dr. King to promote social justice and equity. Guests enjoyed lunch, a performance by Toni Malone, and student speakers at the event, coordinated by the college’s Diversity Committee.

Mt. San Jacinto College serves about 27,000 students in a district covering 1,700 square miles from the San Gorgonio Pass to Temecula, with campuses in San Jacinto, Menifee, Banning and Temecula.

In May 2019, Mt. San Jacinto College awarded a record-breaking 3,314 degrees and certificates to 1,707 graduates.

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