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Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
Event Contact: Mary Foreman, 815-921-4251
Rock Valley College and Rockford Public School students have been invited to attend the annual Minority Male Leadership Conference at Rock Valley College on Friday, October 18, 2013. The conference will take place in the Student Center Atrium on RVC's main campus (3301 North Mulford Road) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This year's featured speaker will be Illinois State Representative Chuck Jefferson. Mr. Jefferson is scheduled to speak at approximately 9:15 a.m. There will also be breakout session workshops throughout the day. The focus of the workshops is to facilitate students' realization of their leadership potential, and apply the skills of leadership to their academic, community, and personal achievements.
Rock Valley College students, as well as students from Auburn High School, East High School, Guilford High School, Harlem High School, and Jefferson High School, will be participating in this year's conference.
This event is organized by the Rock Valley College Intercultural Student Services (ISS) Department.
For more information contact Mary Foreman at 815-921-4251.