Penn State holds first Northeast Regional Thanksgiving Dinner

Penn State students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Thanksgiving holiday and similar holidays around the world by attending the Penn State Northeast Regional Thanksgiving Dinner. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Reading, Pennsylvania. The event is free and open to all members of the Penn State community including students, faculty members, and staff, but attendees must reserve a seat in advance by contacting Sharon Pitterson-Ogaldez at 610-396-6080 or via email at [email protected].

This regional event will include students from the Berks, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Scranton, and Wilkes-Barre campuses. Free transportation will be provided for those who need it. Dinner attendees will learn about American Thanksgiving traditions and share stories about other cultures while enjoying a delicious dinner. The meal will feature traditional Thanksgiving cuisine and stories will be shared via presentations during the meal.

This event is hosted by the Penn State University Office of Global Programs.