Constitution Day is a celebration of the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine of the 55 Delegates to the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. The date is also designated Citizenship Day to focus on the rights and responsibilities of citizens under the Constitution. Coordinated by the College of Education’s James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship, Constitution Day at Purdue University strives to educate students and community members about the Constitution and citizenship both historically and as they apply to today’s challenges.
This year’s Constitution Day will take place on:
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Thanks to the Office of the Vice President for Student Services and all those across the University that have been instrumental in the support and planning of Purdue’s Constitution Day event.
Public Law 108-477 contained in the recent Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005 states that “each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on September 17 of such year for the students served by the educational institution.
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