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February 23, 2019
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Forum Series

The Spread of Islam-Conquest and Confessional Change
in Iraq, Iran, and Central Asia:
Jamsheed Choksy

Thursday, February 21, 4 p.m.
Fisher Memorial Chapel

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Majors, Minors and Graduate Programs

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Campus News

Performing Arts students rock the stage with “All Shook Up” for their last performance of the semester

Rockford University’s spring 2019 Forum Series concludes with the production of the musical comedy "All Shook Up" on April 25-28.

165th Commencement Ceremony will be held on May 19, 2019

The University will award undergraduate and graduate degrees to approximately 350 students from 22 states and 12 countries as well as welcome guest speaker Heather Nauert and honorary doctorate recipient Dr. Eugene Braunwald.

Denim Day Sexual Violence Prevention Campaign Event on April 24

The Denim Day sexual violence prevention campaign event will take place at Rockford University on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 PM in the Regents Hall, Student Burpee Center.

Nursing Careers open house hosted by Rockford University and MercyHealth at the new Javon Bea Hospital

Rockford University, in partnership with MercyHealth, invites you to attend a nursing careers open house at the new state-of-the-art Javon Bea Hospital - Riverside on Tues., April 30.

Chekhov’s serio-comedy monologue “The Evils of Tobacco” special performance at Rockford University

The Evils of Tobacco, a monologue serio-comedy written by Anton Chekhov as translated by Michael Frayn to be performed by Bern Sundstedt '77 M.F.A.

Professor Matt Flamm chosen to present the 2019 Last Lecture

Professor of Philosophy Matt Flamm, Ph.D. will present the ‘Last Lecture’ on his talk titled “It’s All Connected” on Tuesday, April 16, 4 p.m.

Dr. Robbin Chapman shares her knowledge on “STEM and non-STEM Disciplines” on April 9

Rockford University welcomes Robbin Chapman, Ph.D., associate dean of diversity, inclusion, and belonging at Harvard Kennedy School on Tuesday, April 9 at 12 p.m.

Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre shares Introduction to Spoken Word as a Practice and Culture at Rockford University

Rockford University welcomes Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre on Wednesday, April 3, 7 p.m., in Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center, as part of the University’s Spring Forum Series.

Rockford University and Rock Valley College host Spring Career & Internship Fair

Rockford University and Rock Valley College are hosting their bi-annual Career & Internship Fair on Wednesday, March 27, from 1-4 PM.

Rockford University Forum Series: Holding Culture in the Body- Body Music and American Vernacular Dance

Rockford University welcomes Evie Ladin and Keith Terry on Tuesday, March 26, 7 p.m., Fisher Memorial Chapel, as part of the University’s Spring Forum Series.

Campus Event Calendar

Wed 24

Day of Giving

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Wed 24

FORUM: Denim Day

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 25

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 25

All Shook Up

Thursday, April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 26

Hypnotist Mat LaVore : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 27

Glow Party : RU REWIND – RU Days 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 am

What Our Students Have to Say

” I chose to attend RU because of the small community feel, it is close to home, and it gave me the opportunity to play two sports while pursuing my degree.”

– Jared Johnson

What Our Students Have to Say

“I chose Rockford University because I felt that this would be the best opportunity for me to play football and get a great education. The teachers here help you understand everything that is taught because of the small classrooms sizes. “

– Maddy Pearson

What Our Students Have to Say

“Something that I learned while i’ve been here is that compared to a lot of other Universities I’ve visited, attended, or seen, Rockford University truly cares about wanting their students to do better.”

– Omar Saulters

Faculty Spotlight

” I chose to attend RU because of the small community feel, it is close to home, and it gave me the opportunity to play two sports while pursuing my degree.”

– Jared Johnson

Faculty Spotlight

“I chose Rockford University because I felt that this would be the best opportunity for me to play football and get a great education. The teachers here help you understand everything that is taught because of the small classrooms sizes. “

– Maddy Pearson

Faculty Spotlight

“Something that I learned while i’ve been here is that compared to a lot of other Universities I’ve visited, attended, or seen, Rockford University truly cares about wanting their students to do better.”

– Omar Saulters

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