January 10, 2003
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Maryville College is hosting and presenting two days of campus and community events. A schedule of activities and services is listed below. Our invitation is extended to all.
Sunday, January 19th – 4pm
A community worship service will be held in Wilson Chapel. Providing the service’s sermon will be the Rev. Cecil C. Mills, Jr., of Johnson City, TN. Special music will be provided by the Blount County Celebration Choir, directed by Larry Ervin.
Monday, January 20th – MLK Day
(Beginning at 9:50am, classes will close to allow students to attend any the MLK Day events.)
Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state‘s third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for its academic rigor and its focus on the liberal arts, Maryville is where students come to stretch their minds, stretch themselves and learn how to make a difference in the world. Total enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was 1,168.