Constitution Day

Section 111 requires that Constitution Day be held on September 17 of each year, commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution. However, when September 17 falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, Constitution Day shall be held during the preceding or following week.  Andrews University holds a Constitution Day celebration in accordance with Section 111.

Exactly 233 years ago, on September 17, 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the most influential document in American history, the U.S. Constitution.

That is why today we celebrate Constitution Day and pause to learn more about the principles that have brought and held this nation together.

In lieu of a physical program this year, we are offering an online experience that both in-person and remote students can benefit from.

For those of you who are undergraduates, you will receive one co-curricular credit for completing this 30-minute educational unit on the creation of the Constitution (brought to you courtesy of the Annenberg Classroom).

It’s quick and interesting, and I guarantee you’ll learn at least one new thing about the Constitution and its framers!

CLICK HERE to watch the “Creating a Constitution” video and take the quiz . You’ll be able to review your score at the end. You’ll need complete the unit by next Thursday, September 24, and get at least 10 out of 17 questions correct to receive credit.

Also, I want to encourage all of you who are citizens of the United States to start making plans to vote in the November 3 election. We’ll be sending more information out about that soon.

From an email sent September 17, 2020, to all students.