- The $2,000 grant will be used for the 2016 service projects on Jan. 18 to aid in hunger outreach, thus connecting a university initiative to draw attention to local and global hunger.
- MLK Day has been a Winthrop tradition since 2000, when students and faculty voted to cancel classes to make room for events to be held in honor of the late Dr. King’s birthday.
Winthrop University, "Campus Compact Grant Will Help Fund MLK Events" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 232.