CONTACT: Lindsey Byars
Concord University FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Office of Advancement September 14, 2022
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
After 4 p.m.
FORMER WV SECRETARY OF STATE NATALIE TENNANT TO SPEAK AT CU CONSTITUTION DAY OBSERVANCE
ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University’s annual Constitution Day celebration will feature former West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant.
Tennant will present “How you can help protect the Constitution” on Friday, September 16 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Concord’s Political Science Program is hosting the event and Concord students and faculty will serve as moderators.
Natalie Tennant served at West Virginia’s 29th Secretary of State from 2009 to 2017. Throughout her administration, she was a leader in promoting open and engaging government and business-friendly initiatives. Tennant is known as a national leader in voting rights and brought more election advancement to West Virginia than any other Secretary of State.
She has worked at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law as a voting rights advocate, and currently Tennant is a Resident Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics.
The campus community and general public are invited to participate in the virtual event at no charge. Contact Dr. James White, professor of political science, at firstname.lastname@example.org for the link to this event.
On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met to sign the document they had created. Concord University encourages all Americans to observe this important milestone in the nation’s history by participating in local events, forums and discussions.