MLK events announced at Northeast State

Published 8:02 am Monday, January 16, 2023

Northeast State Community College will host three events on Jan. 19 and 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Office of Inclusive Excellence and the College’s Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM) developed a multi-pronged approach to encourage open discussion among students and gauge ways to better serve need-to-reach populations.
Thursday, Jan. 19, at 4 p.m. the Student Leadership and Development program spearheaded by Dr. Vincent Windrow, MTSU’s Associate Vice Provost for Student Success, will be held at Northeast State’s Kingsport Center of Higher Education, located at 300 W. Market St., in Kingsport.
Also, Thursday, Jan. 19, The Barber Shop: Cuts and Conversation will be held at 6 pm. at the Kingsport Center. Micah Taylor, owner of the Taylor Made Barber Shop, will style the hair of a group of panelists in this open-discussion event inspired by the influential role of barber shops in black communities.
The Second Annual MLK Youth Summit will be held Friday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Northeast State’s Regional Center of Advanced Manufacturing located at 305 W. Main St., in Kingsport. The summit will connect students to local industry representatives and gives high school upperclassmen the opportunity to participate in activities involving immersive virtual reality and other hands-on experience.

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