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Doing Happiness at Sauk with Matt Glowacki

“Doing Happiness” at SVCC

Diversity speaker, Matt Glowacki will present a free program, “Doing Happiness,” 12:30 to 1:30p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in 1K4 at Sauk Valley Community College.

Matt Glowacki’s birth drew attention because even though he was healthy, he was born without legs. From the very beginning, his parents made sure to provide him with every opportunity to participate in a normal life that he became a competitive athlete focused on promoting achievement and excellence in all areas of life, including competitive sports, the corporate world, and the community.

He was a member of the USA Paralympic Team for Sit-Volleyball, traveled and competed internationally with the team, and attended the Paralympics in Australia and the World Championship in Egypt. He also served as the alternate for the Paralympics in Athens.

Doing Happiness is just one of many programs developed by Matt Glowacki. After winning the 2010 and 2013 Best Diversity Artist award, Matt won 2014 Best Speaker of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine.

Doing Happiness is not only a program but also a way of life. Since happiness is the most personal and important part of our lives, knowing yourself, what makes you happy, what your strengths and talents are, and what you are capable of contributing is not only personally liberating, but socially responsible as well.

Happy people are better friends, partners, employees, parents, and spouses... happiness affects us all. This presentation will inspire attendees to start searching for happiness, learn how happiness works, how best to identify it, and how to share it with the other people in our lives.

To learn more about Glowacki, visit For more information on this free program, contact Ana Salgado, student activities coordinator, at 815-835-6432.