Theme Dinners and Events

Dining Services is proud to play a part in some of our students' most well-remembered E-town traditions. Our staff participates in many special events through the academic year, including theme dinners where we deck out the Marketplace and dress up. 

Fall 2017 Events

  • Convocation and the All-campus Picnic -August 29, 2017
  • Homecoming Candlelight Buffet Dinner -October 21, 2017
  • Student Thanksgiving Dinner - November 15, 2017
  • Student Holiday Meal - December 6, 2017
  • Final Exam Treats (late night snacks) - December 11, 2017

Spring 2017 Events

  • Food Show/Theme Meal - this event is co-sponsored by our main supplier, John Gross & Co. - Wednesday March 1st - This year's theme - Your Neighborhood Pub!
  • TGIS (Thank Goodness It's Spring) Weekend Picnic - Saturday April 29th, 2017
  • Spring Exam Treats (late night snacks) - Monday, May 8th, 2017
  • Reflections by the Lake - Friday May 19th, 2017
  • Commencement - Saturday May 20th, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner

Most alumni of the College will tell you that one of the most fondly remembered traditions at E-town is the annual Thanksgiving dinner. We go all out for our students. White linens line the tables and staff and faculty serve meals to the students, who enjoy a family-style meal together. After the dinner, another College tradition is enjoyed: the annual holiday tree lighting.