Constitution Day Celebration at Somerset Campus

Tuesday, September 17, 3:30 p.m. - 4: 30 p.m.
Somerset Campus North, Harold Rogers Student Commons, Citizens National Bank Community Room
The event is free and open to the public.

To celebrate the 226 anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, Somerset Community College will be hosting a program and discussion that explores the topic “What the Constitution Means to Me."

The event will examine how individuals view and value the Constitution in unique and similar ways based upon different personal perspectives.

Guest speakers for the program include Wanda Fries, SCC Professor of English and published author of a book of poetry and two novels, with a third novel in the works; Tita Riggins, the Administrative Assistant for Project B.E.A.M. (Bringing Education and Achievements to Migrants and seasonal farm workers) at SCC for the last 10 years and a naturalized U.S. citizen; Jeff Clark, SCC Assistant Professor of Nursing-LPN and military veteran who served as an Army Combat Medic, attained the enlisted rank of Staff Sergeant, and went on to serve as a command officer with the rank of Captain in both the U.S. Army and Air Force; and Gabriela Chambers, an SCC student, participant in Project B.E.A.M., and a naturalized U.S. citizen. Sponsor and moderator for the event is SCC Instructor of Political Science James Taylor.