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Former Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold keynote speaker at RC Business Lunch and Forum Series Event

Wednesday, August 29, 2012  
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For immediate release – 8/29/12
Director of Communications Rita Elliott, 815-226-3374

Rockford, Ill., – Former Senator from Wisconsin Russ Feingold is the keynote speaker at this year’s Rockford College Business Luncheon held on Wednesday, September 12, and will also speak as part of the College’s Forum Series later that same day. Feingold’s remarks will focus on both leadership and his views outlined in his book, While American Sleeps: A Wake up Call for the Post 9/11 Era. Both events will take place on the Rockford College campus, 5050 East State Street, Rockford.

FeingoldFor 18 years, Russ Feingold represented Wisconsin in the United States Senate, serving until 2011. He served on the Judiciary, Foreign Relations, and Intelligence Committees. In 2011, Feingold accepted a visiting professor appointment at Marquette University Law School to teach the courses, "Current Legal Issues: The U.S. Senate” and "Jurisprudence.” Feingold also was named the inaugural Mimi and Peter Haas Distinguished Visitor at Stanford University during the winter quarter of 2012 and will return to Stanford Law School to teach in 2013.

In his book, While America Sleeps, Feingold addresses American policy both domestically and abroad since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and what steps must be taken to ensure that the next ten years are focused on the international problems that threaten America.

Event Details:
Rockford College Business Luncheon is hosted by the Department of Economics, Business and Accounting
Wednesday, September 12, Regents Hall, Burpee Center
11:30 a.m. – networking and check-in
12 p.m. – luncheon and program
1:30 – 2 p.m. – Book signing
Corporate table for 8 - $350
Individual - $50
Contact Karen Ream at 815-394-4384/ for reservations.

Forum Series Lecture: While America Sleeps
Wednesday, September 12, 2012, Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center
4 p.m.
Admission is free, however a ticket is required. Contact the Rockford College Box Office,

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