JSU welcomes former Representatives for American Democracy Project
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Jacksonville State University will welcome former Rep. Earl Hutto (D) from Florida and former Rep. Sue Kelly (R) from New York for its Congress to Campus Program, Sept 16-17. This event is being sponsored by the JSU American Democracy Project Team and Congress to Campus.

The representatives will meet with students from various classes and student organizations as part of their visit to JSU. The visit will culminate with the Constitution Day Celebration on Tuesday, Sept 17 at 9:15 on the 11th Floor of the Houston Cole Library. The Constitution Day event is open to the public.

JSU American Democracy Project Team is comprised of Dr. Benjie Blair, Biology; Dr. Lori Owens, Political Science and Public Administration; Dr. Teresa Reed, English; Dr. Erin Rider, Sociology; Dr. Jeremiah Russell, Political Science and Public Administration; and Ms. Becca Turner, Career Services.

There will be a press conference with the representatives scheduled from 3 until 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16 in the Gold Room of Bibb Graves Hall.

All scheduled events will take place on the campus of Jacksonville State University.

Congress to Campus - Schedule for Sept 16-17 - Jacksonville State University

Monday, Sept. 16

(Please note that for all of the following classes, the former Representatives will be speaking)

8:45 to 9:45 a.m. - Room 228 Brewer Hall

PSC 305 Intro to Comparative and International Politics (Dr. Lori Owens), and PSC 103 Honors (Dr. Tim Barnett) section of Introduction to American Government

10 to 11 a.m. - Room 250 Merrill Hall

Finance 292 Legal and Social Environment (Dr. Ben Hardy), PSC 445 Southern Politics (Dr. Lori Owens), EH 103 Honors Composition (Dr. Teresa Reed), and FIN 474 Investments (Dr. Bill Scroggins)

11:15 to 12:15 - Room 250 Merrill Hall

PSC 100 Introduction to American Government (Dr. Bill Lester), HY 201 American History (Dr. Paul Beezley), and EH 103 Honors Composition (Dr. Teresa Reed)

1:45 to 2:45 p.m. - 231 Brewer Hall

Dr. Jeremiah Russell’s PSC 454 American Political Thought Class.

3 to 4 p.m. - Gold Room, Bibb Graves Hall

Former representatives meeting with various media outlets

4:15 to 5:45 p.m. - Break

6 to 6:45 p.m. – Address to the SGA and Freshmen Forum and Q and A

Tuesday, Sept 17 Constitution Day

9:15 to 10:30 a.m. - Constitution Day Celebration (Address by the Representatives)
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