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Professor Garvin to Present Constitution Day Lecture Sept. 17, Part of GU Anniversary Celebration

Gonzaga University Political Science Professor Blaine Garvin

Blaine Garvin, Gonzaga University professor of political science.

‘A Partnership to Be Looked upon with Other Reverence . . .  or What the Broken Jaw of a Green Plastic Alligator Can Teach Us about Gonzaga University and about Our Country’

SPOKANE, Wash. – Blaine Garvin, professor of political science at Gonzaga University, will present a lecture at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17 in celebration of both the U.S. national holiday Constitution Day and Gonzaga’s 125th Anniversary Celebration. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. Click the following link to view the event live when it begins.

The lecture is titled, “A Partnership to Be Looked upon with Other Reverence . . . or What the Broken Jaw of a Green Plastic Alligator Can Teach Us about Gonzaga University and about Our Country.” Garvin – who also serves as interim dean of Gonzaga’s College of Arts and Sciences – will focus his remarks on the history of the Constitution in the context of both a U.S. presidential election year and Gonzaga’s 125th Anniversary.

In recognition of Constitution Day, celebrated annually on Sept. 17, all colleges and universities that receive federal funds are required to hold an educational program about the Constitution. Constitution Day is designed to help Americans remember their national origins and learn about the original ideas and meanings behind the Constitution that have shaped the United States.

Visit the following link [www.Gonzaga.edu/125] for an overview of all Gonzaga 125th Anniversary Celebration events, historical timeline, stories, videos, downloads and more.

For more information, please contact Susie Prusch at (509) 313-5571 or via e-mail.

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