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Collin Commemorates Constitution Day



Collin Commemorates Constitution Day

September 18, 2006 - Collin County Community College District (Collin) students and visitors can ponder the U.S. Constitution on Monday, Sept. 18 in recognition of Constitution Day.

All day and at each campus, students, faculty, staff and others can view a webcast featuring Colin Powell as he discusses the preamble to the constitution. The webcasts can be viewed in the atrium of the Spring Creek Campus in Plano; in Founders Hall at the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco; and in the atrium at the Central Park Campus in McKinney.

View the webcast at http://www.constitutionday.com/videos/videos.html .

Congress passed legislation naming Sept. 17 Constitution Day and requiring all educational institutions that receive federal funding to hold an educational program pertaining to the U.S. Constitution. The purpose of the law was to remind American citizens of the birth of the U.S. government, the importance of the Constitution, the ideas held within the document and how those ideas mold the country and its citizens.

Collin County Community College District serves more than 41,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. In addition, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.