‘Constitution Day’ Category

Constitution Day 2020

         Constitution Day is an American federal observance that commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787.  Many schools are required to teach about the Constitution on Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, which is observed nationally on September 17th. Feel free to stop by the library and visit our […]

Cookies and Constitutions

This Friday, September 16th, between 1 and 4 pm the library will celebrate Constitution Day, with frost-your-own cookies and pocket copies of the U.S. Constitution that you can take with you thanks to the generous support of the Dean of Students office. And do we have a guide for that? Of course we do.  

Observing of Constitution Day with Frost-Your-Owns

In 2004 President George W. Bush signed a bill which designates every September 17th as Constitution Day (Public Law 108-447).  Gustavus will observe Constitution Day with a variety of activities and resources to promote the study of the constitution.  The library and the Dean of Students Office have a Constitution Day display near the entrance […]