Hunger awareness is focus of ‘Banquet by class'

April 13, 2004
Keni Lanagan, Administrative Assistant

The word “class” will have a whole new perspective for Maryville College students, faculty and staff who participate in the Hunger Awareness Banquet, a dinner designed to educate attendees about the facts of world hunger.

WHO: Maryville College students, faculty and staff

WHAT: Hunger Awareness Banquet sponsored by the College’s Peace and World Concerns Committee

WHEN: Thursday, April 15, 2004, at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Isaac’s Café in Bartlett Hall on the Maryville College Campus

WHY: To educated the campus community about hunger.

PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Upon entry to the dinner, each participant will be issued a card, labeling him or her as either low, middle or upper class. The lower class is fed rice while the upper class is fed steak. During the meal, members of the Peace and World Concern Committee will present a program with facts and statistics about World hunger.

Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the fall 2016 semester is 1,198.