BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College is hosting Four Nights of Digital Celebration and Call to Action in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Student Keyante Eady and Dr. Tahirah Walker, executive director of diversity, equity, and inclusion, will lead “Honoring Dr. King: Reparations, Truth and Reconciliation” on Monday, Jan. 18.

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, student Jalen Best-Payten will host “Art and Resistance Online Paint Party.”

Bethany Baseball Coach Justin Thomas and Meighan Julbert, director of student-athlete success, will lead “Victories and MVPs: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Athletics” on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

On Jan. 21, Dr. Charline Rowland, associate professor and chair of the education department, and friends will host a Martin Luther King trivia contest. Prizes will be awarded and distributed after Jan. 31.

All events are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and will be held via Zoom. Click here to register.


Bethany College, founded in 1840, is the oldest private college in West Virginia. The Bethany experience focuses on academic excellence in the area of liberal arts and prepares students for a lifetime of work and a life of significance.