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Collin College Celebrates Constitution Day



Collin College Celebrates Constitution Day

September 3, 2010 – The U.S. Constitution affects the lives of Americans everyday as we exercise certain inalienable rights.

Every Sept. 17, people from across the nation stop to acknowledge the impact the document has made in this country.

Collin College will celebrate Constitution Day Friday, Sept. 17 with a number of events at each major campus.

All Constitution Day events are free and open to the public. They include:

  • Constitution Day Trivia Game Show
    1-2:30 p.m. - Central Park Campus Conference Center

    Professors of history and political science face off in an entertaining trivia game show with the focus being on the U.S. Constitution.
  • Faculty Debate of Constitutional Issues
    1-2:30 p.m. - Preston Ridge Campus Event Center
    Professors Debra St. John and Sonja Iwanek debate Constitutional issues with professor Brian Rasmussen and Nick Morgan.
  • Student Organizations Constitution Day Poster Session
    11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Spring Creek Campus Atrium

Visit the Atrium and explore the history of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights with an interactive poster session presentation.

The Central Park Campus is located at 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney. The Preston Ridge Campus is located at 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco. The Spring Creek Campus is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

Constitution Day at Collin College is sponsored by the Department of Political Science, in partnership with Social and Behavioral Sciences, Student Government Association, Student Life, Collin College libraries, media services, Pearson Education and the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement.

Visit www.collin.edu/academics/csce/ConstitutionDay.html for more information.

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development.