Marquette University News Release

PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Marquette faculty and staff hosting 300 students for Thanksgiving meal

November 25, 2013

Event Information:
Date: Thursday, Nov. 28
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Place: Cobeen Hall
729 N. 11th Street

Marquette University faculty and staff will serve a Thanksgiving meal to approximately 300 students who are unable to travel home for the holiday, Thursday, Nov. 28, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Many of the students expected to attend are international students.

The dinner is provided in memory of Rev. William McEvoy, S.J., who first provided this annual dinner for students during the 1950s in the basement of the building that formerly housed the Dental School. Thanksgiving dinner will be served in the Cobeen Hall dining room, 729 N. 11th Street, and is sponsored by Campus Ministry with the assistance of the Office of Residence Life and Sodexo Food Service. Food preparation will begin at 11 a.m., and the meal will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Media interested in attending the event should contact Chris Stolarski in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 235-6060.

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Christopher Stolarski

Chris is a senior communication strategist in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Chris at (414) 288-1988 or View all posts by .