Ceremony celebrates King's contributions, local heroes

MLK award winnersThe 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at SUNY Oswego recognized the legacy of the civil rights leader and the contributions of some members of the campus community on Jan. 26.

The Sigma Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha presented its Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards to Theodore Emmanuel, Office of Learning Services; Jodi Mullen, assistant professor of counseling and psychological services; and Joel Walker, Cayuga Hall resident assistant. From left are Sem Phillipe, Alpha Phi Alpha chapter president; Randy Bateman, acting mayor of Oswego; the Rev. Richard V. Rice, who gave the invocation; Walker; Anthony R. Henderson, event organizer; Emmanuel; Mullen; and President Deborah F. Stanley. Dr. John Kares Smith, professor of communication studies, gave the keynote address.

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(Posted: Feb 08, 2006)