Friday, September 14, 2012

Constitution Day Celebration

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.

In honor of Constitution Day, you're invited to join us for a lecture by Dr. Nicholas (Nick) Easton.

Democracy: What is a 1/315,000,000 share worth?

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
1st Floor Forum Area
Schwob Memorial Library (Main Campus Library)

Dr. Easton enjoyed a long career in politics and government in Providence, Rhode Island before beginning his post graduate studies and teaching profession. For 12 years, he represented one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, a minority/majority ward, on the Providence City Council. For 6 years, he was City Council President. He also worked for the city in various capacities over the years as Assistant Director of the Home Improvement Program, Director of Code Enforcement and various positions in the planning department as well as founding and/or leading several non-profits in Rhode Island and Florida. He holds an A.B. in Urban Studies from Brown and a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Rhode Island and earned his Doctorate this year from the University of Connecticut where he has taught for the last 9 years. He has also taught at Capital Community College, Clark University, Trinity College, U.S. Coast Guard Academy and lectured at many colleges in Rhode Island and Florida.

Sponsored by the CSU Department of Political Science and the CSU Libraries.

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