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Thanksgiving Dinner

An annual event, Thanksgiving Dinner brings together the campus community of students, faculty and staff unable to return home for the long holiday weekend. An Ohio State Signature Event, Thanksgiving Dinner is supported by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of International Affairs, the Office of Student Life's Dining Services and The Ohio State University Alumni Association. The Ohio State Thanksgiving Dinner is featured in a U.S. News & World Report article: 5 College Thanksgiving Traditions and photos of the event are in this Thanksgiving Traditions Slideshow.

One of the largest Thanksgiving Day dinners on a college campus will be hosted by Ohio State at 1 p.m. Thursday (11/26) at the RPAC in the Tom Davis Special Events Gym. The free annual event will be held for more than 1,400 guests — students, faculty and staff, along with their families — who are unable to travel to their own homes for the holiday. Volunteers from the university community will assist in serving the traditional turkey dinner. Tickets are required and available at the Hale Cultural Center. View a slide show of last year's dinner. Contact: Lawrence Williamson, at Williamson.1@osu.edu or 292-0074.

One of the largest Thanksgiving Day dinners on a college campus will be hosted by The Ohio State University from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, November 27 at the RPAC in the Tom Davis Special Events Gym, 337 W. 17th Ave.

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