MLK Day of Learning | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


  • A New Day for All of Us.

    All are welcome to participate in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning at Capital University on Monday, January 16. The theme of the 2023 event is “A New Day for All of Us.” Join fellow students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Registered attendees are encouraged to attend the keynote, engage with fellow learners in workshops, and participate in service activities.

    This event honors King's legacy and Capital University’s commitment to the community. More information will be available soon.


    The theme for this celebration is “A New Day for All of Us.” We seek workshop proposals that align with this theme. Workshops are 90 minutes and include students, faculty, staff and community members. Workshops occur at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  The committee prefers to have workshops in person, but will also consider Zoom presentations.  Preferences should be listed on the survey form.  If you know of community members who would be interested in proposing a session, please forward this message to them!

    Workshop proposal must include:

    • Name of the primary presenter
    • Email address of the primary presenter
    • Phone number of primary presenter
    • Names of additional presenters
    • Workshop title
    • Workshop description, 200 words or fewer. This should include what the workshop hopes to achieve and what workshop participants will do.
    • A statement about how the workshop aligns with the theme: “A New Day for All of Us”
    • Brief biographical statements of the presenter(s)
    • A description of set-up work equipment needs for the workshop
    • Whether you are available to conduct the workshop at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., or both times

    Submit your workshop proposal here:

    There will be a $100 honorarium for each workshop and can be split between different workshop presenters.  

    Deadline for workshop proposal submissions is 5:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18. Decisions about the workshops will be communicated to submitters the week of Nov. 30.

    Note that for accepted workshops, workshop descriptions and biographical statements might be edited for clarity and style consistency in the published program.

    For questions regarding workshop proposals, please contact either Jonathan Brown at or Mikayla Carter at

    2023 Nelson W. Trout Lecture

    “Word Up: Proclaiming and the Promise of God - Micah 5:7; Jeremiah 29:11-14, Nehemiah 1-2”

    January 19-20, 2023
    Featuring the Rev. Dr. Kevin Dudley

    Trinity is delighted to announce that the 2023 Nelson W. Trout Lectures will feature Trinity’s own, The Rev. Kevin Dudley. Dr. Dudley professor of Church and Society at Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University.  These two days will be filled with inspired worship, focused learning, anointed preaching and Spirit led conversation. A more detailed schedule will be forthcoming. For more information, click here.