SU to celebrate Constitution Day
Shippensburg University will celebrate Constitution
Day 2013 with two events, both of which are free and open to the public.
Dr. Helen J. Knowles, visiting professor of government at
Skidmore College, will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in Old Main Chapel. She is a
nationally-renowned scholar about the U.S. Supreme Court. She is author of The
Tie Goes to Freedom: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on Liberty.
about her talk, contact Dr. Steven
Lichtman at 477-1845 or by e-mail at SBLichtman@ship.edu.
At 10:30 a.m. Sept. 20, Interim President Jody Harpster and
fourth-graders from the Grace B. Luhrs University Elementary School will recite
the Preamble to the Constitution by the flagpole outside Ezra Lehman Memorial
Library. In the event of rain, the reading will be in the elementary school’s
The library is also hosting after the reading an exhibit of
“Constitution Day Collages” created by Luhrs Elementary students.
For information on this program contact Joyce Harding at firstname.lastname@example.org.