Obama to speak at University Park on Sunday

March 27, 2008

In its continuing open-door policy for presidential candidates, Penn State will be host for a campaign tour stop by Sen. Barack Obama this weekend. Obama will bring his "Road to Change" rally to the Old Main Lawn on the University Park campus at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 30. The gates will open at 11:30 a.m.

The event is free to the public. Tickets are not required but the campaign staff strongly encourages people to RSVP at http://www.barackobama.com online.

A limited number of preferred viewing tickets will be available at the times and locations listed below:

-- Obama for America headquarters, 224 S. Allen St., State College, (814) 867-2689. Tickets will be available at this location from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 27; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 28; and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 29.

-- HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk. Tickets will be available at this location from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 28; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 29.

For security reasons, no bags are allowed at the event and attendees are being asked to limit personal belongings. No signs or banners are permitted. Admittance will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

During this current campaign season, Bill Clinton visited Penn State Brandywine on March 7 and will be speaking this evening (March 27) in Rec Hall on the University Park campus. Sen. Hillary Clinton was at Penn State Fayette on Monday.

(Media Contacts)

Last Updated March 19, 2009