Stephen F. Austin State University

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

MLK DAY OF SERVICE 2018

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

When: Monday, January 15, 2018

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

Time of Event: 11a.m.-4 p.m.

Check- In & Registration: 10-11 a.m. (BPSC Movie Theater- 2nd floor of Student Center)

Keynote Speaker and Group Picture: 11a.m. (BPSC Movie Theater- 2nd floor of Student Center)

Service Project: 12:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. (Various locations- will be assigned at registration)

Closing: 4:00- 4:30 p.m. -Meet at Commuter Lot to return supplies and to receive shirt

(Must complete survey)

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

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 December 15th.


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 Weaver at the SFA 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 Weaver to receive project assignment and MLK Day of Service Details.

4. Pick up lunch for student group (will be provided)

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

List of Project Partners & Projects for 2017

Thomas J. Rusk Elementary School - Elementary School Resource Room Project

African American Heritage Project - Clay House Restoration Project

Food for Thought & Hunger Jacks - Donations Pickup, Sorting, and Shelving of Food Items Project

Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful- Highway Clean Up and Tree Nursery Project

Park Advocacy League- Park Clean-up Project

Millard's Crossing

Various Nacogdoches Residents