As college students throughout the nation prepare to celebrate the day when this country’s Founding Fathers established our basic rights, Collin College invites the community to participate in its Constitution Day 2011 events on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Spring Creek Campus in Plano; the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco; and the Central Park Campus in McKinney.
All events are free and open to the public.
Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano
Faculty and students will celebrate Constitution Day beginning at 10 a.m. in the Spring Creek Campus Atrium. Students from Collin College’s Theatre department will read the U.S. Constitution, while student organizations explore the history of our Constitution and Bill of Rights in an interactive poster session presentation. Constitution Day game shows will also take place in the Atrium
Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco
From noon-1:30 p.m. in the Cougar Den, Collin College faculty will debate with one another on the constitutional issue of “conceal and carry.”
Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney
Meanwhile, an entertaining Constitution Day trivia game show, featuring Collin County elected officials, will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Central Park Campus Conference Center.
Constitution Day is sponsored by The Department of Political Science, in partnership with Social and Behavioral Sciences, Student Government Association, Student Life, and the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement.
For more information about Collin College’s Constitution Day activities, please contact the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 972.881.5927.