CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – John Ratzenberger, Emmy-nominated actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, will be the featured speaker at Penn State Lehigh Valley’s 2014 commencement ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. May 10 at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem.
Ratzenberger produced and hosted “Made in America,” a show for the Travel Channel, which established a television precedent and led the way for a new series of shows including “Dirty Jobs,” “Deadliest Catch,” “Ice Road Truckers” and others. These shows celebrate the work ethic that built America. He co-authored “We’ve Got It Made in America: A Common Man’s Salute to an Uncommon Country.”
John Ratzenberger is currently in pre-production on a new documentary, the purpose of which is to awaken Americans to the shortage of skilled workers that threatens our country as a whole.