The purpose of the Martin Luther King Jr (MLK) Observance is to acknowledge, celebrate and embrace Dr. King’s legacy of service and support for individuals of all backgrounds. The annual event recognizes that we all share a common goal of educating the leaders of tomorrow and the belief that there is importance in turning community concerns into citizen’s actions of service.
The Emerging Leader Award recognizes current, lower division students at YSU (i.e., first year and sophomore students) who exemplify a commitment to service and inclusion throughout campus and the community. All nominees must be in good academic and disciplinary standing.
The following information is required: