Savannah Tech to celebrate Constitution Day
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College’s Adult Education division is hosting Constitution Day activities on September 17 at the Savannah Campus (5717 White Bluff, 31405). These activities are free and open to the public. Most of the Constitution Day activities will be held in the Eckburg Auditorium.
STC students are encouraged to develop a poem or spoken word on the subject of “Freedom” to perform at 10:45 a.m. or 7:30 p.m.
Attorney Karen Barr will lead a Citizenship Application Workshop that is open to the public from 12:15 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. in room 7126. Barr will present basic information about the process of becoming a US Citizen and answer attendees’ specific questions. Attendees may want to bring documents that they are working on in order to get the answers they need to complete the process. She has been practicing law in Savannah since 1977. She also is a regular speaker at continuing legal education seminars, writer’s groups, and organizations whose members are interested in exercise.
In addition to activities, voters may register all day in Room 8147.
|9am – 10:30am||Civics Game||Eckburg Auditorium|
|10:45am-12pm||Spoken Word/Poetry on Freedom||Eckburg Auditorium|
|12:15pm-1:30pm||Citizenship Application Workshop||Rm 7126|
|1:30-5pm||Movie Viewing: Freedom Summer||Eckburg Auditorium|
|3:00-5pm||& One Woman, One Vote||Eckburg Auditorium|
|6pm-7:30pm||Civics Game||Eckburg Auditorium|
|7:30pm-8:30pm||Spoken Word/Poetry on Freedom||Eckburg Auditorium|
Savannah Tech’s Adult Education Program serves those who need to improve their basic literacy and math skills, improve their oral and written English, practice for the GED® test to attain a high school equivalency degree, and prepare for college. Instructors also help students with science and social studies test preparation for GED® testing. STC teaches adult education classes in the morning, afternoon, evening and online. They are offered in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties with multiple locations in each community. Adult education classes for GED®-prep are currently free for all U.S. citizens. To register for free GED® classes, call 912.443.5446 or visit www.savannahtech.edu/FreeGEDClasses. For GED® testing information, go to www.ged.com to sign up to take test or go to www.savannahtech.edu/testingcenter to learn more about our testing locations.
Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. For graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, etc., visit www.savannahtech.edu/GainfulEmployment.
Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact SACSCOC for questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College. All questions about admission, enrollment, job placement, and related matters should be directed to an appropriate office at Savannah Technical College. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097, 404-679-4500.
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