Constitution Day

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 brave men on Sept. 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the United States or, by naturalization, have become citizens. 

Constitution Day Activities

Sept. 17 - 19, 2019
Kent State University at Stark

Presentations & Performances:

Presentation: A Tale of Two Governments: Partisan Gerrymandering and Issues of Federalism
Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m.
Main Hall Auditorium
Presented by Dr. Andrew Povtak, adjunct instructor, political science

Performance: National Anthem
Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m.
Flagpole Circle
Michelle Bagwell, music instructor, and music students perform the Star-Spangled Banner

Presentation: Federalism in Crisis: Examples from the American Civil War Era
Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m.
Main Hall Auditorium
Presented by Dr. Jim Seelye, associate professor, history

Presentation: Understanding Federalism in the United States: Is the National Government becoming too Dominant?
Thursday, Sept. 19 at 5:30 p.m.
015 Main Hall 
Presented by Dr. Joel Carbonell, associate professor, political science


Dr. Joel Carbonell
Associate Professor
Political Science
429 Main Hall