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Collin College Celebrates Constitution Day in Frisco, Plano and McKinney

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Collin College Celebrates Constitution Day in Frisco, Plano and McKinney

Sept. 5, 2016 – Community members and students are invited to attend free Constitution Day celebrations in Frisco, Plano and McKinney.

Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano
Drama students will read the Constitution at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 16 in the Spring Creek Campus atrium. A live Federalist/Anti-Federalist debate will follow the reading of the Constitution. In addition, comment boards will be available for students to express opinions on Constitutional issues from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. and a food truck will be available.

Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco
Based on student responses to survey questions about the U.S. Constitution and the founding of the country, a fast-paced, informative, Constitution-themed Family Feud game show is slated from 1-2 p.m., Tuesday, September 20 at the Preston Ridge Campus conference center.

Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney
Professor Will Geisler will present "The Constitution and the Question of Abortion" from 11:30 a.m-12:45 p.m., Tuesday, September 20 at the Central Park Campus conference center.
Constitution Day at Collin College is sponsored by the Department of Political Science, in partnership with the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Student Government Association and Student Life.

For more information about Collin College's Constitution Day activities, please contact the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement at csce@collin.edu, or call 972.881.5927. The faculty contacts are Dr. David Garrison at the Spring Creek Campus (dgarisson@collin.edu), Professor Jessica Hargis at the Preston Ridge Campus (jhargis@collin.edu) and Professor Frank Mayhew at the Central Park Campus (fmayhew@collin.edu.)

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman's University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.