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Celebrate Constitution Day

2007-08-27 12:52:46


Join the celebration of our nation's heritage by participating in Cleveland State University's Constitution Day events! Special events and activities to recognize the importance of the U.S. Constitution include:

Students can win an iPod shuffle, a jump drive, a VikingCash Card valued at $50, one of 5 Café Ah-Roma gift cards valued at $10, or one of three $15 iTunes cards! Just visit, answer a few questions about the Constitution, and you could be a winner!
David F. Forte
David F. Forte

Monday, September 17 from noon to 1 p.m.
A presentation titled
"Homer Plessy and the Living Constitution"
Speaker: David F. Forte,
Professor of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Introduction: Michael Schwartz,
President, Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University Library, 1st floor
Light Refreshments

Visit two Constitution Day displays this September. One is located on the 1st floor of the University Library, just west of the User Services desk and "The U.S. Constitution - Origins and Early Development," is located at the entrance area of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library.


Tuesday, September 18: 12:10 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. &
Thursday, September 20: 12:10 - 12:45 p.m.

Free screening of the film: "Mandate: The President and the People"
University Library's Viewing Room (RT 325)

Narrated by veteran CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, "Mandate" examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Leading historians, political scientists, and public figures offer insight into presidents and the presidency from George Washington through FDR.

Monday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m.

On a television broadcast, General Colin Powell will lead the nationwide annual
traditional recitation of the Preamble to the United State
Constitution in the Library Connection
Lounge, located on the 1st floor of the Library (east side).

Posted 2007-08-27 12:52:46 by Barbara_Loomis.

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