Stephen F. Austin State University

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service


You are invited to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through service

When: Monday, January 20, 2020

Where: BPSC Movie Theatre (2nd Floor of the Student Center)

Time of Event: 9:00 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Check- In & Registration: 8:30-9 a.m. (BPSC Movie Theater- 2nd floor of Student Center)

Keynote Speaker: 9 a.m. (BPSC Movie Theater- 2nd floor of Student Center)

Breakfast: 10:00 a.m. (Various locations- will be assigned at registration)

Service: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Various locations- will be assigned at registration)

Celebration: 1:15- 3:00 p.m. - For the first time ever, join us for free food, t-shirts, music, and fellowship to celebrate MLK Jr. with your friends and the community at Pecan Park!

*Projects will be assigned during Check-In & Registration (Register through the Registration tab on the right)

*Registration will close at 11:59 pm on January 9th.

Project Request Form

Have a project you would like to submit for the MLK Day of Service? Click here to submit your project!

The deadline to submit a project is January 9th.

Guidelines for Community and Campus Partners Nacogdoches Community and Campus Partners requesting projects must:

1. Create a project that engages the SFA student volunteers for the entire duration of the project time.

2. Provide any supplies necessary for the project.

3. Have a representative, with full knowledge of the project and organization, present for the duration of the project.

4. Provide an overview of the agency and explain the relevancy of the project to their agency and/or clients (5-10 minutes to the SFA student volunteers.

5. Provide feedback via survey regarding MLK Day of Service (survey link will be sent out following the event)

6. Contact Veronica Beavers or Alex Reisinger at the SFA Office of Multicultural Affairs at least 24 hours in advance of any changes to the project or cancellation of the project

Interested in being a site mentor?

This year we are inviting SFA Faculty, Staff and Nacogdoches community members to serve as site mentors and work with the students to complete the project, while giving advice on leadership skills and educating them about the Nacogdoches community. To sign up to be a site mentor click here.

Site Mentors are required to:

1. Contact site manager to receive details about the project the day of.

2. Guide students in order to complete the project efficiently.

3. Attend site manager meeting or coordinate with Veronica Beavers or Alex Reisinger to receive project assignment and MLK Day of Service Details.

4. Complete MLK Site Mentor Survey at the completion of event (survey link will be sent out following the event).

List of Project Partners in 2020

Solid Foundation

Parks Advocacy League

Nacogdoches HOPE


Glory Gang

Austin Heights Baptist Church

New Hope Church

Nacogdoches Master Gardener's Demo Garden

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

St. Paul African American Cemetery

Food for Thought & Hunger Jacks

Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful- Tree Farm, BQJ Elementary clean up, and Techcycle

Appleby Community Farm

Millard's Crossing Historic Village

The Precious Cycle

Various Nacogdoches Residents