Constitution Day Observance Planned At Concord University

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 12 2013

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712



ATHENS, W.Va. – As part of Concord University’s observance of Constitution Day, the Division of Social Sciences will host a symposium on Tuesday, Sept. 17 to discuss several recent Supreme Court decisions. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Pais Family Fellowship Hall in University Point.

West Virginia Delegate John Shott and Paul Sheridan, interim executive director of the WV ACLU, will lead a dialogue on last term’s decisions on the Voting Rights Act, the Defense of Marriage Act, and California Proposition 8. Dr. Sally Howard, associate professor of political science, will moderate.

The event will be recorded and streamed live (

The public is invited to attend and there is no admission charge. For additional information contact Dr. Sally Howard at or 304-384-5149.

Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086 if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.