In celebration of the creation of the American Constitution, East Georgia State College will sponsor special events to commemorate our Constitutional heritage. EGSC will commemorate the 231st anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with panel discussions that will address some of the most pressing challenges to our constitutional system. This year, both East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro and Statesboro campuses will be host events on Tuesday, September 18.
Beginning at noon on EGSC – Swainsboro’s campus, there will be a talk by Dr. Mack Seckinger, EGSC Police Department, on the topic of “Concealed Carry on Campus: The Second Amendment, Security, and Liberty,” in the Library with responses by Dr. Brittany Strickland, Dr. Brett Larson, and Dr. Lee Cheek. Also, students who are not registered to vote can register during that time at the table outside J503!
On September 17th –the EGSC-Statesboro campus will sponsor a panel on "The 1st Amendment and Public Opinion," with Dr. Tom Caiazzo and Professor Daniel Mancill as presenters. The event will take at 10am in GSU's IT Building, Room 2207.
“With our current constitutional challenges, it is vital for the world’s leading democracy to remember our roots, and discuss our Constitution. EGSC welcomes our whole community to share in these conversations,” said Dr. Lee Cheek, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science at EGSC.
Student Affairs will also offer all members of the College opportunity an opportunity to register to vote before and after the event.