Texas A&M Marks Constitution Day With Event Series
Constitution Day Sept. 17 celebrates the signing of the nation's foundational document.
Texas A&M University marks the 235th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution with a weeklong celebration Sept. 16-23.
Join the campus community for celebrations planned throughout the month of September:
- La Villita Chapter of DAR has a Constitution display at the Larry Ringer Library in College Station throughout the month of September. KAMU-FM will be airing spots with LaVillita Chapter of DAR throughout the week.
Saturday, Sept. 17
- 3 p.m. – Texas A&M University will join institutions across the nation in Bells Across America playing patriotic music on the Albritton Bell Tower Carillon bells.
- The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band will showcase patriotic music and excerpts from the Preamble of the Constitution during their halftime performance at the Miami football game.
Tuesday, Sept. 20
- 1 p.m. – KAMU-TV will broadcast Inventing America: Making a Nation, which brings the Founding Fathers back to life. This program features three delegates to the Second Continental Congress discussing the lead-up to the Declaration of Independence.
- 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – George Bush Presidential Library & Museum is presenting Historical Impressionist Peter Small as George Washington. For performance times and to make reservations online, visit bush41.org/events.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
- 1 p.m. – KAMU-TV will air Inventing America: Making a Government, which tells the story behind the Constitutional
Convention of 1787, four momentous months that changed the world.
Thursday, Sept. 22
- 1 p.m. – KAMU-TV will air an episode of Liberty for All, which reveals the conflicts and infighting behind the new U.S. Constitution and how that led to the Bill of Rights. The program features a Q&A with college students in which the Founders apply the Bill of Rights to our own time.