Date: September 2, 2008
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, firstname.lastname@example.org
PNC Hosts Constitution Day Activities
Westville – WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central will celebrate Constitution Day with a variety of activities.
On Sunday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m., the Sinai Forum Presented by Purdue University North Central will feature Tucker Carlson who will look at the 2008 presidential election. Carlson, a senior campaign correspondent for MSNBC, is a longtime journalist who has reported news from around world, most recently from Iraq and Lebanon . The Sinai Forum Presented by Purdue University North Central, will be at Elston Middle School , 317 Detroit St. , Michigan City . For ticket information visit www.sinaiforum.org.
On Wednesday, Sept. 17, the PNC Westville campus will honor Constitution Day with activities presented throughout the day. All events are free and open to the public and will take place on campus in Library-Student-Faculty Building Room 144.
The day's schedule is:
7:30 a.m. – Indiana State Senator Jim Arnold of LaPorte County will discuss how the Indiana Constitution is affected by the United States Constitution. Breakfast will be served.
11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. – PNC students will present a fun and informal challenge to test your knowledge of the Constitution. Two iPods will be awarded to the winners.
2:30 p.m. - “John Adams” HBO Film series Part Three, “Don't Tread on Me” will be shown. This critically acclaimed series is based on a Pulitzer-prize winning book and one of the best-selling American historical biographies of all time. It presents a historically accurate depiction of key events in the life of one of our nation's founding fathers. Adams ' commitment to personal liberty was one of the core values on which this country was founded.
Further information can be obtained by contacting Dr. Jonathan Swarts, assistant professor of Political Science, at 219-785-5200, ext. 5252 or by visiting www.pnc.edu . Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Swarts.