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On the Road with NACAS East
Presented by auxiliary service professionals near you.
On the Road with NACAS East sessions are specially designed by industry peers and occur throughout the region within a two or three-hour drive from your campus. Bring a colleague from your institution, tour the host facility or operation, enjoy some lunch, participate in a discussion concerning the area of interest, and get back to your campus before sunset the next day.
On the Road makes it easy for you to network with and learn from professionals in your region. The cost is free. The experience is priceless.
Best Practices at Penn State
Penn State has planned an exciting program to share best practices and to tour its University Park facilities. Inspect innovative solutions such as Personalize It at the mail, print, and copy building, which operates 24 hours and serves 24 campuses. Enjoy the aroma of fresh-baked goods that will be shipped across the Commonwealth as you walk through the bakery and warehouse. Tour Pure, a kosher and allergy-friendly dining station, and order up at the largest newly renovated dining facility. Walk the halls of the recently built residence hall with private bathrooms, knowledge stations, and complete kitchens. Surround yourself in the bustling action at the Hetzel Union Building as you explore retail dining at the bookstore managed by Barnes & Noble.
For those able to arrive the night before the main program, tickets will be provided for Big Ten basketball action Penn State vs. Michigan, including a reception and behind the scenes tour of the Bryce Jordan Center.
All On the Road attendees will receive a NACAS East scarf.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
5:00 p.m. – Evening reception and behind the scenes tour, Bryce Jordan Center
7:00 p.m. – Men’s basketball game Penn State vs. Michigan
Thursday, February 22, 2018
8:15-8:45 a.m. – Nittany Lion Inn, breakfast.
8:45-9:30 a.m. – Dr. Amit Sharma, Ph.D. Professor, School of Hospitality Management, “Factors that Influence Student Choices”
John Papazoglou, Associate Vice President Auxiliary and Business Services, “Leadership”
10:15-10:45 a.m. – Tour multi-media print center
11:00-11:30 a.m. – Tour of warehouse/bakery
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Tour of East Food District
12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch at East Food District
1:45-2:30 – 2:45 p.m. – Tour of Earle Residence Hall
2:45-3:45 p.m. – Tour of Hetzel Union Building/retail dining/the Penn State Bookstore managed by Barnes & Noble
3:45-4:00 p.m. – Depart
Location: The Pennsylvania State University
The Nittany Lion Inn
200 West Park Avenue
State College, PA 16803
Date: Wednesday, February 21 – Thursday, February 22, 2018
The only expense will be the hotel room. For a reservation at the Nittany Lion Inn, call 800-233-7505. A room block is reserved under NACAS. For the NACAS East rate and mention the identifier NACO221.
All program meals will be covered by On the Road sponsors PepsiCo, Barnes & Noble, RICOH, and Caldwell Gregory. All on-site transportation will be provided both days.
Submit a Program
Host a future On the Road with NACAS East event!
Would you like to showcase a recent renovation or new food truck you just put into service? Do you have a great sustainability program? Share your accomplishments with your colleagues. We are seeking On the Road with NACAS East programs for 2018. We would like programs throughout the region, and welcome your participation.
If you are interested, please feel free to contact Mary Lieto, Executive Director of Auxiliary Services at Pace University – Pleasantville/Briarcliffe, to schedule a program for your campus.
Phone: (914) 773-3607