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ASU Celebrates Constitution Day

September 19, 2005 Posted at 11:30 a.m. CDT

Jonesboro, AR-- Over 200 years ago, the United States Constitution was signed, and ASU celebrated the Anniversary today.

Events included keynote speaker, U.S. District Court Judge Leon Holmes. A native of Hazen, Arkansas, Holmes earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Arkansas State University, a doctorate from Duke University, and a law degree from University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Judge Holmes said the day is a great way to continue the importance of the Constitution and the role it plays in our lives.

Other events included a round table presentation, focus groups, and cake and punch.

Over 400 students, both college and high school, attended the event.

If you would like more information about the Constitution Day, or other similar Events at ASU, contact Dr. Carol O'Connor at coconnor@astate.edu

 

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