Campus will mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Penn State Wilkes-Barre will feature Jesse Teitelbaum, executive director of the Luzerne County Historical Society, on Tuesday, January 17, 2006. Through lecture and a PowerPoint presentation, Teitelbaum will tell the story of William Gildersleeve, a local preacher and abolitionist who helped many slaves traveling the underground railroad through the Wyoming Valley and up into New York state.
Teitelbaum’s program will be held in Hayfield House, room105, from noon – 1 p.m. It is free and open to the campus community. A light lunch will be available. For reservations or more information, please call Jackie Warnick-Piatt at 675-9284.