Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (also known just as Constitution Day) which commemorates the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787. In honor of Constitution Day, all educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the U.S. Constitution.
The Office of Student Leadership and Activities lead campus-wide Constitution Day activities across the Blinn College District. Staff and faculty work with many different student organizations and units on campus to develop a campus-wide approach to the celebration of our rights and responsibilities as citizens of the U.S. and to develop habits of citizenship in a new generation of Americans. See the paragraphs below which outline how the Blinn College District is recognizing Constitution Day in 2020.
More information about Constitution Day, visit the official Constitution Day website. If you are looking to register to vote or check your registration information, visit the Texas Secretary of State's Office.
Student Leadership and Activities Brenham will be playing videos about the US Constitution in the Student Center Atrium from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Posted throughout the Student Center will be printed copies of the Bill of Rights and the individual First 10 Amendments with summaries of the importance of each. Additionally, patriotic decorations, pocket versions of the Constitution, and voter registration information & cards will be available for students to register.
Student Leadership and Activities in Bryan will be displaying a life-size printing of the Constitution in the Student Center Atrium all week (September 14-18, 2020). Along with the display will be some pocket versions of the Constitution for students to take as well as voter registration cards. In addition, there will be a voter registration exhibition concurrent with the display of the Constitution. On September 17, a virtual Jeopardy game with questions about the US Constitution and Government will be sponsored by SLA-Bryan. Students participating will have the opportunity to win prizes. Additional information may be found at SLA Bryan’s Website.
The Student Leadership and Activities Office at RELLIS will host the event inside of the Academic Complex Building between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Students will learn and gain more awareness concerning Constitution Day and may view a display table with information including facts, as well as Voter Registration Cards.