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Lone Star College-North Harris celebrates Constitution Day Sept. 17

Kenneth Dautrich, professor of public opinion and public policy at The University of Connecticut, will make a special presentation to celebrate Constitution Day at Lone Star College-North Harris on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in the Academic Building (ACAD-126), located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston.

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787.

Dautrich’s presentation,The Future of the First Amendment,” will discuss public opinion about the news media and free expression rights. Dautrich conducts an annual survey on the “State of the First Amendment” for the First Amendment Center and has done extensive research assessing young people’s orientations toward the First Amendment. He has also directed a number of national polls on voting in presidential elections, including a series of polls for TIME Magazine on the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections.

For more information about the event, call 281.618.5586.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion.  Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation.  Dr. Steve Head is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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