Barack Obama to visit Greater Allegheny campus on Monday

April 20, 2008

Sen. Barack Obama, candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, will hold a town hall meeting, "On Track for Change," at Penn State Greater Allegheny on Monday, April 21. The event will take place at the campus' Wunderley Gymnasium, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, Pa. 15132. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the program begins at 6 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. However, seating is limited and tickets are required. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public can pick up free tickets from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday (April 20) and beginning at 9 a.m.  Monday (April 21) at McKeesport Grassroots Office, 539 Shaw Ave., McKeesport, Pa. 15132.

For security reasons, no bags, no umbrellas and no signs of any kind will be permitted to be taken in to the event.

Over the past six weeks, Sen. Barack Obama, Sen. Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and Ron Paul all have made stops to Penn State campuses including University Park, Brandywine, Fayette, Erie and Greater Allegheny. The visits are part of Penn State's effort to expose students to the 2008 presidential campaign, part of the University's open-door policy to host campaign stops during this primary season.

(Media Contacts)

Last Updated March 19, 2009