Partnerships that Make a Difference: Clifton M. Jones Student Leadership Conference and MLK Jr. Day of Service

partnershipsAs part of the university’s successful Carnegie Community Engagement Classification application process, the Office of Research and Engagement has compiled a list of fifty of UT’s best community-campus partnerships. The university will be celebrating its status as an engaged institution throughout the coming year by featuring these individual examples in articles that highlight their unique contribution to the community.

The Clifton M. Jones Student Leadership Conference and MLK Jr. Day of Service

MLK-serviceThis annual conference gets students involved  in interactive sessions focused on creating a leadership brand, leading in a diverse world, servant leadership, and social justice.  That event is followed by a half-day of community service in the Knoxville area in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., where students experience first-hand some of the topics and issues discussed earlier in the day.

Read more about this partnership and view photos from the MLK, Jr. Day of Service at the Office of Engagement and Outreach.