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'Coffee and Politics' with Congressional Candidates at RWU
BRISTOL, R.I. – As the 2012 campaign season reaches fever pitch in the final weeks leading up to the Nov. 6 elections, the Roger Williams University Department of Politics and International Relations will host a series of events to introduce community members to candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.
The Coffee and Politics series will bring candidates to the University for an open forum discussion that provides an opportunity for community members to meet and speak with the candidates. All major candidates for Rhode Island’s open U.S. Senate seat and for the 1st Congressional District race were invited to attend.
To date, two candidates have accepted the invitation: (1) Incumbent U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-R.I.) will kick off the series on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 5:30 p.m. (2) Incumbent U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will follow on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 9:45 a.m.
Coffee and Politics events are free and open to the public. No advanced tickets or reservations are required. Forums will be held in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, located on the first floor of the University Library, on the Roger Williams University Bristol campus at One Old Ferry Road.
More About Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University is situated on 140 acres of costal land on the Mount Hope Bay. It offers 40 undergraduate academic degree programs and is ranked number 8 in the top 10 comprehensive colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
As a liberal arts school, all students are required to complete core classes and a core concentration in addition to courses in their area of study. This university also offers 92 clubs and organizations, and 20 varsity sports.
The campus is made up of various schools, including the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Marine and Natural Science, and the new Global Heritage Hall. Roger Williams University also has the Dining Commons, a bookstore, library, mail room, career center and recreation center, to name a few of the facilities.
Campus housing options include six on campus buildings, two off-campus buildings and are available to all incoming freshman.
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