Photo/Video Op: Marquette faculty and staff to host 300 students for Thanksgiving

Nov. 26, 2019

Cobeen HallMILWAUKEE — Marquette University faculty and staff will serve a Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, Nov. 28, to approximately 300 students who are unable to travel home for the holiday, as well as underserved community members. Many of the expected attendees are international students.

Thanksgiving dinner will be served in the Cobeen Hall dining room, 729 N. 11th St., 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.

Event information

Date: Thursday, Nov. 28

Time: 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Place: Cobeen Hall, 729 N. 11th Street

Media interested in attending should contact Kevin Conway, associate director of university communication, at in advance.

More about the event

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 Marquette Dental School.

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or