Selected Community Events

Save Email Print Bookmark and Share

Dr. Joe Schwarcz Lecture

Rock Valley College Physical Education Center (PEC)
Internationally renowned chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz will present the lecture “Hey, there are cockroaches in my chocolate ice cream” at Rock Valley College on Monday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the college’s Physical Education Center (PEC). The lecture is free of charge.
Known around the world as Dr. Joe, Schwarcz is professor of chemistry at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and director of McGill’s Office of for Science and Society. Dr. Joe says he is dedicated to the demystifying of science for the public.
Dr. Joe is known for authoring many books, a weekly column in the Montreal Gazette, and TV and radio shows. He is also an amateur magician who often describes how “supernatural feats” can be done by ordinary means with a scientific explanation.
His lecture at RVC will be highly visual and entertaining, emphasizing the importance of fostering critical thinking.


(815) 921-3416


Motivational Speaker Bill Breakey

Rockford University, Fisher Memorial Chapel, 5050 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108
Throughout his career as a school administrator, business consultant and professional speaker, Bill Breakey has helped organizations find solutions for the long run. He is a motivational speaker, corporate trainer and educator who believes that two of the most important days in our lives are: the day we’re born and the day we discover why we were born.

Tickets are free for this event, but are required. Contact the Rockford University Clark Arts Center Box Office at 815-226-4100 or boxoffice@rockford.edu to reserve your ticket.

RU Box Office
boxoffice@rockford.edu
815-226-4100