University of Mount Olive to Recognize Constitution Day

MOUNT OLIVE – Celebrated annually Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men recognizing all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.
This Friday, September 16, 2011, University of Mount Olive will recognize the 224th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution with a special presentation by Dr. Jerry Sheppard, associate professor of history and social studies at University of Mount Olive.  Scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Best Meeting Room of the Lois K. Murphy Regional Center, Dr. Sheppard will present an educational program discussing the history and significance of Constitution of the United States.  The event is free and open to the public.  Guests are invited to bring a bagged lunch or go through the College cafeteria line at a cost of $5.50 for the general public.
University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.  For more information, visit