The Golden Ticket: Jill Leidy, associate director and treasurer of Union and Student Activities at Penn State, held one of the 1,000 tickets made available to students and employees Tuesday, in advance of President Obama's Feb. 3 talk. The line was long, but moved quickly; tickets were distributed in about 30 minutes.
How to get tickets to see President Obama in Scranton
The White House Press Office releases the following statement on President Barack Obama's stop at Lackawanna College in Scranton this Friday:
On Friday, the President and Vice President will deliver remarks at an event at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The President and Vice President will lay out a plan to make college more affordable, tackle rising costs, and improve value for students and their families.
Lackawanna Student Union Gymnasium
500 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
The President is expected to arrive at the college shortly before 5pm Friday.
The event is free and open to the public. A limited number of tickets will be available to the public starting on Wednesday, August 21 from 4 PM – 7 PM at the Lackawanna College Angeli Hall Main Building lobby, 501 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18503. Tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. One ticket per person.