Constitution Week set for Sept. 17-25

 

Weeklong, nonpartisan campaign helps students register to vote

KENNESAW, Ga. (Sep 17, 2018) — Kennesaw State University is hosting its annual Constitution Week, Sept. 17-25. Voter registration and education booths, along with a mock senatorial debate, are among the many events and educational activities planned for the weeklong, nonpartisan campaign focused on making local voter registration and participation as easy as possible.

Constitution Week is part of an annual nationwide effort among colleges and universities coordinated through the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ American Democracy Project.

Washington Monthly recently recognized Kennesaw State as one of a select group of universities nationwide for demonstrating a high level of commitment in encouraging its students to vote.

Highlights of KSU’s Constitution Week, Sept. 17-25

Monday, Sept 17

Constitution Con 2018: Free pocket Constitutions, government information displays and photo booths at the Sturgis Library and Johnson Library from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Freedom of Expression workshops: Students will learn more about their rights under the First Amendment in the Atrium Building, room 152 from 3:30-5 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 24

Mock Senatorial Debate: Experience a mock debate between two candidates and vote for the winner. See how a debate is organized and hear arguments from both sides, Austin Residence Complex Amphitheater from 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

National Voter Registration Day in the Kennesaw and Marietta Student Centers, Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. -noon

For a full list of Constitution Week 2018 activities, click here.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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