The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Task Force at Seton Hill University will present an educational program titled “The Cultural Challenge-Have We Achieved the Dream?” on Thursday, February 4, from 11:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m., in Cecilian Hall, which is located on the second floor of the Administration Building on Seton Hill University’s hilltop campus in Greensburg, Pa. The program will feature Robert Burley of Burley Consulting. Burley will discuss diversity, cultural competence, Dr. King’s message, and his personal involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. This event is open to the public and there is no fee to attend. For more information, contact 724-838-4239.

Robert Burley has been appointed a Master Trainer by the Peacemakers Corps and a Master Consultant, specializing in diversity training, by the Bayer Foundation for Non-Profit Management. Currently, Burley is providing consulting and guidance to various school districts, organizations, and corporations.

Burley has provided training in the areas of classroom management, conflict resolution, mediation, sexual harassment and diversity for school districts, universities and corporations, including the Clarion State University, Cohen and Grigsby Law Firm, Detroit Public Schools, First District Court of Pennsylvania, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Cultural Partnerships, Navajo Housing Authority, Pennsylvania Department of Welfare, Principals Leadership Academy at Yale University, school districts in Chicago, Ill. and Philadelphia. Pa., Texas A & M University, United States Internal Revenue Service, and University of Pittsburgh.

A member of Who's Who Among American Educators and the Pittsburgh Westinghouse High School Hall of Fame, Burley is a highly sought speaker and training leader. His workshop "The Buck Stops Here" was nominated for the Housing and Urban Development Best Practices Award and is used as the blueprint for the United Nations International Peacemakers training in eastern European nations.

Seton Hill University’s spring semester begins January 25; the University schedules its celebrations of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day when the majority of the Seton Hill community can participate. This year, in addition to the “Have We Achieved the Dream?” educational program, Seton Hill University faculty, staff, and students will also participate in a day of community service in honor of Dr. King on Saturday, February 6.