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Harris-Stowe’s Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences Hosts Constitution Day

WHO: The College of Arts & Sciences Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences at Harris-Stowe State University.

WHAT: September 17th is Constitution Day and to commemorate this historic national event HSSU is hosting a distinguished panel of guest speakers to discuss this year’s theme “The Voting Rights Act: It’s Past, Present and Future.” 

The panel will feature Adolphus Pruitt II, president of the St. Louis City NAACP; Missouri Supreme Court Justice George W. Draper III; Attorney Rufus Tate Jr.; and Attorney Nicole J. Colbert-Botchway, president of the Mound City Bar Association.

Topics will include past historical and legal perspective of the Voting Rights Act (VRA); what do changes to the VRA mean; and future NAACP local and national strategies.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Dr. Henry Givens Jr. Administration Building, Room 311 on HSSU’s campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

CONTACT: For more information about this event please contact Dr. Charlene L. Jones at (314) 340-3317.
   
Harris-Stowe State University, located in midtown St. Louis, is a four-year institution that offers 15 degree programs in the areas of Accounting, Business Administration, Biology, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Health Care Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Sciences and Computer Technology, Mathematics, Middle School Education, Educational Studies, Professional Interdisciplinary Studies, Secondary Education and Urban Affairs. Ranked by U.S. News as one of America’s Best Colleges in the Midwest, the university, which has been in existence for more than 150 years, offers the most affordable bachelor’s degree in the state of Missouri. HSSU is home of the Don and Heide Wolff Jazz Institute.

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