President's Luncheon

Monday, January 16, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

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Dr. Sampson Davis
Dr. Sampson Davis
Dr. Sampson Davis

Dr. Sampson Davis

The 37th annual Martin Luther King Jr. President’s Luncheon will occur on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in the Eastern Michigan University Student Center Grand Ballroom. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with lunch promptly starting at 11:30 a.m. Our distinguished Keynote Speaker is Dr. Sampson Davis, an emergency physician, TV personality, author, and humanitarian. The MLK Celebration Planning Committee is excited about the upcoming event and hope that you will plan to join us in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Luncheon Tickets

Tickets for the luncheon will go on sale on Friday, Dec. 16, through the day of the event or when tickets are sold out. Ticket prices for the 2023 MLK Luncheon are $20 for students (student ID required) and $30 for faculty, staff and community members. Get ticket information. There is a processing fee of $1.35 per order, and the tables seat eight people.

Student Government has purchased 100 tickets for EMU students to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. President’s Luncheon. One ticket per student and student identification is required on the event day.

The MLK discount code is MLKStuSpec23. Students will select a black-tier ticket. Then at checkout, there will be an option to add the discount code (near the bottom on the right-hand side of the screen).

If you cannot attend, please contact Dr. Doris Fields, Interim Chief Diversity Officer, at [email protected] before Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The luncheon sells out annually, and an empty seat could go to another student who wishes to attend.

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