Constitution Day is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is observed on Sept.17, the day the U.S. Constitution Convention signed the Constitution in 1787. Celebrate the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
The School of Continuing Studies is providing free bus transportation to and from the Center, free entrance to the Voter ID panel discussion, a free tour of the Center, and a free viewing of Freedom Rising, the Center’s award-winning multimedia presentation. The bus leaves for Philadelphia from the Taylor Hall parking lot at 12:30 p.m. It will depart from the Center at 4 p.m. Student ID is all that is needed to attend.
The Office of Student Engagement has 20 tickets to the Center as well as round-trip SEPTA train tickets. Reserve tickets at Michele Cain‘s office on the ground level of the Commons beginning on Monday, Sept. 17, at noon.
At 2 p.m., Arcadia University and the National Constitution Center will announce the signing of a new cooperative learning agreement as part of the development of Arcadia’s We the Civics Kids program. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell will be in attendance to announce the next steps of the We the Civics Kids and will introduce Arcadia University President Carl Oxholm III and Dr. Steve O. Michael, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Read more.