Lengyel to speak at Campbellsville

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By The Staff

The legendary coach Jack Lengyel, who rebuilt Marshall University’s football program after the tragic plane crash in 1970, will travel to Campbellsville University to promote the athletic department and its endeavor to fund raise, Sept. 25-26.

Lengyel will speak at the athletic fundraising dinner 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Banquet Hall in the Student Union Building at 110 University Drive, Campbellsville. Reservations can be made at the Office of Development at 270-789-5211.

Tickets, available to the public, are $25 with the proceeds going to CU’s athletic department.

At 7 p.m., the film “We Are Marshall” will be featured in the Winters Dining Hall on all four screens for any students and guests not attending the dinner.  At 9 p.m., Lengyel will hold a question-and-answer session after the film for all dinner guests and viewers of the film who wish to attend in Winters Dining Hall.

For more information regarding Lengyel’s visit to CU, contact the Office of Development at 270-789-5211 or by e-mail to Vaughn at cbvaughn@campbellsville.edu.