Constitution Day Celebrations at GSU

hot docA Conversation with the Mayor
Williams Center Multipurpose Room
1-2:30 p.m. 
 
Constitution Day will be celebrated September 17th at Georgia Southern University with 3 main events this year.The first event is sponsored by Henderson Library, the Dean of Students Office, Student Government Association, Financial Aid and Student Media. It will take place in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room from 1-2:30 p.m. SGA President, Azell Francis, will speak with Statesboro Mayor, Jan Moore, about the importance of registering to vote, getting educated on current local election topics, and participation in the election and governing process of your locale. Come find out why you should and how you can get involved locally!  Free pizza will be provided by SGA.
Student Engagement and Constitutional Amendments

Carroll Building Lobby

2:30-3:45
Immediately following the Conversation with the Mayor, join Dr. Michael Van Wagenen’s Public History students for a discussion of various amendments they have researched for this purpose in the Carroll Building Lobby. These conversations, supported by posters made by the students, will take place from 2:30-3:45 p.m. Stop in and support these students in their service learning endeavor, and find out more about your Constitutional rights! Posters will be available for viewing until 8:45 Wednesday.
How Does the Constitution Impact You and Politics?
Carroll Building, 2227
6-8 p.m.
 
The Georgia Southern Political Science Department is sponsoring an event from 6-8 p.m. in Carroll Building, 2227 on September 17th in which several speakers, including a local attorney, Mr. Matthew K. Hube of Hube Law Firm, and Georgia Southern POLS faculty Dr. Joshua Kennedy and Dr. Michael Romano will discuss:
  • The intent and reality of the Presidency
  • The Constitution and the Congress/the Courts
  • How Civil Rights/Liberties impact you, presented by
There will also be a short film with Sandra Day O’Connor called Fair and Free during this event.
We hope you will join us for these events in celebration of this day to celebrate our Constitutional Rights.
 Shared with you by Lori Gwinett, Government Documents Librarian  (lgwinett@georgiasouthern.edu; 912-478-5032)
 

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