Wayne Community College will present “From Here to the Dream,” a program to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy on Thursday, Jan. 19.
A panel will discuss how this country can move toward accomplishing the “Dream of the Dreamer.” It will be held 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium in the Wayne Learning Center (main building).
The panelists are WCC Academic Skills Center Coordinator Mike Bloom, Wayne Early Middle College High School Social Studies Teacher Patrick Breshears, WCC Economics Instructor Ray Burrell, WCC Sociology Instructor David Craig, WCC History Instructor Dr. Dean Lawson, and City of Goldsboro Community Relations Director Shycole Simpson-Carter. WCC Psychology Instructor William Reboli will serve as the moderator.
The WCC Cultural Diversity/Global Education Task Force is providing this activity, which is free and open to the public. It will be streamed live for those who cannot attend in person; a link will be provided on the college’s Facebook page. Anyone may participate in the program via texts which will be displayed behind the panelists.
Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 14,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.