The University of Houston Honors Constitution Day

Constitution day is celebrated on September 17th, the anniversary of the day the framers signed the document.  The week of observance at the University of Houston will begin Monday, September 16, and continue through Friday, September 20. The purpose of this week is to encourage the UH community to continue learning and appreciating this living document which, despite its birth over 200 years ago, still plays an integral role in our everyday lives.

Click here to explore the Constitution Day website to explore resources, fun facts, voting information and more!  Highlight events include:

Daily Cougar Essay Contest
Pick any constitutional amendment, and in 400 words or less, tell us what it means to you and how it made the United States a better place.  Email submissions to by noon on September 19th.  First place will be published and win a prize package!

Catalyst Leadership Luncheon
Representative Armondo Walle
Leadership through Community Involvement
September 18th at Noon RSVP required

M D Anderson Library Exhibit
“Celebrating the U.S. Constitution”
September 16th – 20th

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