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Constitution Day Poster Competition Set for Sept. 16

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Georgia Southern University will host a Constitution Day Poster Competition on Sept. 16 with prize money provided by the National Association of Women Judges totaling $500. The theme for the competition is the role of the courts in a free society.

Students can sign up for the competition in the main office of the Political Science Department in the Carroll Building, and the winners will be announced at the Constitution Day Celebration on Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. in room 2227 of the Carroll Building.

First place will receive $300, second place $150, and third place $50. All winners will also receive a certificate from the National Association of Women Judges.

Students will illustrate the essential concepts of a constitutional amendment and a major court case relevant to the creation or development of that amendment. Completed posters will need to be delivered to the first floor rotunda of the Carroll Building by 2 p.m. on Sept. 16, and posters will be displayed from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m.

The competition is sponsored by the National Association of Women Judges, CLASS, Henderson Library, the Department of Political Science, the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, the Department of History, and the Office of Pre-Law Advising.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is the largest of the eight colleges that make up Georgia Southern University, and it plays a central role in every student’s core of knowledge. CLASS, also described as the University’s College of the Creative Mind, prepares students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity, and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, their nations, and the world. CLASS offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and several interdisciplinary minors from its 11 departments and five academic centers. CLASS offers eight master’s degrees, two graduate certificates and one doctoral degree.

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Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125-degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education.


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