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Franklin Pierce University Invites Public to Observe Constitution Day at Events on Rindge Campus

September 13, 2012

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The Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University has organized observations of Constitution Day on September 17 by inviting voters to visit with various campaigns at the Rindge campus. The 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 men, including New Hampshire's Nicholas Gilman and John Langdon, acknowledges the document that established our democracy and allowed the citizens of the new country to elect their representatives. 

Voters are invited to observe Constitution Day on September 17 by visiting with campaigns as follows:

• 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Candidate’s Fair for state and federal offices in the Library Courtyard 
                           (rain locations are in Spagnuolo Hall and Alumni Lounge in Peterson Hall)

Presidential campaigns will engage those gathered in conversations throughout the day in Spagnuolo Hall as follows:

• 10 a.m.:                 White House staffer and actor Kal Penn and the Obama for America campaign
                                (Democratic Party)
• 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.: The Johnson campaign (Libertarian Party)
• 2 - 3 p.m.:             The Romney campaign (Republican Party)

The Libertarian Party's Vice-Presidential Candidate, Judge Jim Gray, will be on campus on Friday, September 21, noon - 1 p.m. He will speak about "Over-Criminalization and Legal Reform." 

The general public is invited to all of the aforementioned events. For more information, please contact Dr. Kristen Nevious, director of the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication, at (603) 899-1039.




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Franklin Pierce University is a regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies with locations in Arizona and throughout New Hampshire. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission embraces an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. Our community of educators and learners creates an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and encourages experiential and applied learning. A Franklin Pierce experience enables each student to discover and fulfill his or her own unique potential. We prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.

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