Syracuse University recognizes Constitution Day
In honor of Constitution Day—nationally recognized on Sept. 17—Syracuse University is holding a series of activities, beginning Sept. 12 and running through Sept. 21. National Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept.17, 1787.
Constitution Day information
Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center
- Visit the Schine Center to pick up a free, pocket U.S Constitution, as well as voter registration forms. Also on display will be a large-scale print of the Constitution. This information will also be available at E.S Bird Library on Sept. 17.
Lecture, presented by the College of Law and the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media
Sept.13, 4 p.m.
Hendricks Chapel, noon-1 p.m.
- Guest lecturer Victoria Saker Woeste, research professor at the American Bar Foundation, speaks about her recent book, “Henry Ford’s War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech” (Stanford University Press, 2012). For more information on the lecture, visit: http://jpm.syr.edu/ijpm-announces-constitution-day-lecture-and-1l-convocation-speaker/
U.S. Constitution Fun Facts
- Beginning on Sept. 10, WAER, in conjunction with SU’s Office of Government and Community Relations, will highlight fun facts about the Constitution during its broadcasts.
For more information on Constitution Day at SU, contact SU’s Office of Government and Community Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.