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Senator Angus King to Speak at Husson University Breakfast Event

Published on: January 15, 2015

Senator Angus King

WHO: The Honorable Angus S. King Jr., United States Senator, will speak at Husson University on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 8 a.m.

Senator King will serve as a new member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. He will also continue to serve on the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, the Senate Budget Committee and the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.

Sworn into office in January 2013, King is Maine’s first Independent Senator. Prior to that, he served as Governor of Maine from 1994 – 2002. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Virginia Law School. 

WHAT: During the first hour of the event, those in attendance will have the opportunity to network with members of the community as they enjoy a continental breakfast consisting of pastries, fruit, coffee, tea and water.

Following the networking portion of the event, Senator King will share his thoughts on a variety of issues facing the new Congress including: health care, the environment, homeland security and education reform. His presentation is entitled, “The 114th Congress: Where We Are and Where We’re Going – A Washington Update.”

WHEN: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Doors open at 7 a.m.
Speech begins at 8 a.m.
Event ends at 9 a.m. 

WHERE: The Gracie Theatre 
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401

WHY: As a public service dedicated to providing Maine professionals with the edge they need to succeed in today’s competitive global economy, Husson University periodically sponsors breakfast presentations for members of the local business community. These breakfast and lecture events give those in attendance the opportunity to hear from leaders serving in government, the private sector and non-profit organizations. Through these speaking engagements, members of the community gain insight into a variety of economic, scientific, cultural and business issues. 

HOW: If you are a member of the media and you plan to cover all or part of this breakfast event,” please contact Eric B. Gordon, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at 207.992.4925 or on his cell phone at 207.649.4647.

While, the event is free and open to the public, reservations are required. Members of the community interested in attending should contact Julie Green at 207.941.7129 or email her at 

For more than 100 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells and Northern Maine provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies, science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit

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