Date

January 20, 2016

Time

Doors open at 5 p.m. Programs begins at 6 p.m.

Location

Show Me Center

Wes Moore
Wes Moore

Wes Moore is a decorated Army combat veteran, youth advocate and CEO of BridgeEdU, a national initiative focusing on addressing the college completion and career placement crisis by reinventing the Freshman Year of college. He is also the author of two instant New York Times best-selling books, The Other Wes Moore, a story of the importance of individual decisions as well as community support, and The Work, which chronicles Wes's journey to discover meaning in his work and how he found that meaning in service. Wes graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Valley Forge Military College in 1998 and Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University in 2001. He completed an MLitt in International Relations from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 2004. Upon graduation, Wes served as a paratrooper and Captain in the United States Army, participating in a combat tour of duty in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division. Wes has been featured by USA Today, People magazine, Meet the Press, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The View, MSNBC, and NPR, among many others. He is also the host of Beyond Belief on the Oprah Winfrey Network and Executive Producer and host of Coming Back with Wes Moore on PBS

Who Is Wes Moore
Who Is Wes Moore?

Celebration Dinner Sponsorship Information

Sponsorships may be purchased until January 3, 2016. There are four sponsorship levels available:

  • Platinum Level Sponsorship = $3,000 per table
    Entitles your organization to publicity in all ads, recognition at the dinner, eight passes to the VIP Reception with Mr. Wes Moore and eight dinner tickets.
  • Gold Level Sponsorship = $1,500 per table
    Entitles your organization to recognition at the dinner, four passes to the VIP reception with Mr. Wes Moore and eight dinner tickets.
  • Silver Level Sponsorship = $300 per table
    Entitles your organization to recognition at the dinner and eight dinner tickets.
  • Bronze Level Sponsorship = $250 per table
    Entitles your organization to recognition at the dinner and enables eight students to attend the dinner.*

* Purchase of a Bronze sponsorship provides tickets for student use only.  If you are purchasing tickets for your organization, the Silver Sponsorship or higher is recommended.

For more information please contact the MLK Committee at (573) 651-2626 or mlkcommittee@semo.edu.

Registration

Online registration is now closed, all tables have been reserved. 

Ticket Information

Individual dinner tables and tickets are available for purchase in the bookstore. Individual dinner tables are $160 and tickets are $20 each. Free individual student tickets will be available for pick up at the information kiosk in the 3rd floor of the University Center while supplies last. Additional student tickets will be $5 each.
'For more information please contact Sia Sharma or Deborah Mckee at (573) 651-2626 or mlkcommittee@semo.edu.