Timothy W. Goodly, Ph.D., senior vice president of human resources for CNN Worldwide, Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Inc., will be the featured speaker at the 19th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast hosted by Benedictine University and College of DuPage (COD) on Monday, January 20, 2014.
The breakfast will be held from 8:00-9:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center at Benedictine University, named the fastest-growing university in the country by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Goodly will present “Invoking the Hero in Each of Us,” followed by breakout sessions centered on the theme of “Living Together” led by William J. Carroll, Ph.D., president of Benedictine University, and Joseph E. Collins, Ph.D., executive vice president at COD.
The King Breakfast, which honors the legacy of the civil rights leader and celebrates diversity, is one of the largest events of its kind in the state. More than 500 community leaders and citizens attend annually. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund at Benedictine and COD.
The event is sponsored by Nicor Gas.
For more information and tickets, call the McAninch Arts Center at (630) 942-4000 or visit www.cod.edu/MLK. Tickets are $25 each.