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FRANKFORT — Kentucky State University (KSU) and the Kentucky Job Corps will hold a 1K walk in honor of International Day of Peace at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 21 at the Kentucky State Capitol. Following the walk, a luncheon will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Carl M. Hill Student Center Ballroom at KSU.

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution 36/37, the General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples, according to the website, InternationalDayofPeace.org.

Participants must RSVP for the luncheon no later than Friday, September 16. Seating is limited.

For more information, please contact Irma Johnson at 502-545-3423 (mobile) or 502-597-5845 (office) or emailIrma.Johnson@kysu.edu


Kentucky State University, building on its legacy of achievement as a historically black, liberal arts, and 1890 Land Grant University, affords access to and prepares a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students to compete in a multifaceted, ever-changing global society by providing student-centered learning while integrating teaching, research and service through high-quality undergraduate and select graduate programs. Located in Frankfort, Kentucky, KSU offers associate (two-year) degrees in two disciplines, baccalaureate (four-year) degrees in 24 disciplines, master’s degrees in eight disciplines, and one advanced practice doctorate in Nursing. KSU has 129 full-time instructional faculty members and more than 1,700 students.