Constitution Week helps students register to vote
Annual event explores civic duties for students
KENNESAW, Ga. (Sep 10, 2019) — Kennesaw State University will host its annual Constitution Week, Sept. 16-25. The week will consist of voter registration and education, census information, a field trip to the state capitol for students and a play highlighting the accomplishments of the 45 presidents of the United States through history.
The weeklong, nonpartisan campaign is run through the Department of Student Leadership and Service to help make voter registration and participation as easy as possible for students. 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.
Highlights of KSU’s Constitution Week, Sept. 16-25
Monday, Sept. 16
Voter registration and education table: Students can register to vote through the KSU TurboVote System in the Kennesaw Campus Student Center Rotunda from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17
Constitution Con 2019: Free pocket Constitutions, government information displays and photo booths at the Sturgis Library from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 20
Students will visit the Georgia State Capitol with KSU-provided transportation. Students will meet in the Kennesaw Student Center Room 267 at 9 a.m. and return to campus at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 25
National Voter Registration Day in the Kennesaw and Marietta Student Centers, Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
“45 Plays for 45 Presidents” opens and runs through Sept. 29. “45 Plays for 45 Presidents” stars seven actors playing all the U.S. presidents. Tickets are $5 - $12.
For a full list of Constitution Week 2019 activities, click here.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 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.