College holds Thanksgiving Dinner for international students

The Penn State Berks Multicultural Office will hold a Thanksgiving Dinner to introduce international students to this traditional holiday on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. This event is open to Penn State Berks students, faculty, and staff, and attendees must have a ticket for the event. Those interested in attending can sign up in the Multicultural Office, room 13 of the Perkins Student Center.

The event will feature a traditional Thanksgiving meal, prepared by Penn State Berks Food Services. International students will learn the history and evolution of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, and they will watch a video presentation produced by Penn State Berks international mentors. In addition, there will be music provided by Penn State alumnus Rodney Miller.

Penn State Berks currently has 81 international students. For more information or to receive a ticket for the event, contact Karen Kihurani, Coordinator of Multicultural Programs, at 610-396-6080 or via e-mail at [email protected].