Sept. 12, 2012 — Morehead State University will celebrate American freedom and democracy for the eighth consecutive year. MSU will present Constitution Day activities on Thursday, Sept. 13, Tuesday, Sept. 28, and Tuesday, Sept. 25.
On Thursday, Sept. 13, events will begin at 11 a.m. in the Adron Doran University Center. Students may visit the “Cookies and the Constitution” display on the second floor to enjoy a sweet treat while engaging in a rousing game of Constitutional trivia. Students who answer a series of questions correctly will be entered into a drawing for an Samsung Galaxy tablet.
On Tuesday, Sept. 18, the topic for the forum will be “Voting Rights, Voter Suppression and the Constitution.” The forum will take place at 7 p.m. in 002 Breckinridge Hall. Dr. Randall Swain of Eastern Kentucky University will be the featured speaker.
MSU students will help register voters on Tuesday, Sept. 25, as part of National Voter Registration Day. Voters can sign up from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at ADUC.
Constitution Day is a federal observance that recognizes the adoption and signing of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. The law establishing the holiday was enacted in 2004. All publicly funded educational institutions are required by law to provide educational programming about the U.S. Constitution and its history on this day.