man reading, picture of Martin Luther King Jr. in the distance
Click for more pictures of the event. All photos by Michael Holahan/Augusta University.

Watch: 2022 Tri-College MLK Jr. Celebration

Augusta University, Augusta Technical College and Paine College recently partnered to host the annual Martin Luther King Jr. tri-college birthday celebration Jan. 14 in the Maxwell Theatre.

This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Roscoe Williams, the first African American faculty or staff to be hired at Augusta College in 1970. He retired as dean of students in 1997 after 27 years of service.

Watch the full event below.

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