Marian University seeks nominations for 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award

November 30, 2016

Marian University is seeking nominations for the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award. The award will be presented during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Prayer Breakfast on January 16, 2017 at Marian University.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award seeks to recognize a person or group who has given of themselves to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and has gone above and beyond in the endeavors of equality, social justice and providing access to succeed. In addition, this person or group has played an important role in the Fond du Lac and surrounding communities, through the services provided.

Those interested in submitting a nomination can download the nomination form at

For more information, contact Kate Candee, vice president for Student Engagement at, or by phone at 920.923.8727.

Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state, and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master’s and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.