American Sentinel University Commemorates Constitution Day with Student Essay Contest and Reflection Wall

– University’s Celebration Includes Reflection Wall and Online Conversations about How Constitution Helped Them Lead More Enriched Lives –

AURORA, Colo. – September 19, 2014 – American Sentinel University will join the nation to commemorate the U.S. Constitution on Constitution Day, which is celebrated on Sept. 17, by initiating a weeklong celebration Sept. 17–23 that includes a student essay contest and a Constitution Week Reflection Wall.

In honor of Constitution Day, American Sentinel students, faculty and staff will write essays, make videos, develop podcasts and presentations about how the Constitutional freedoms they enjoy have enabled them to be civically engaged in their daily lives that will be posted on their Constitution Week Reflection Wall.

“The weeklong observance is the perfect time to read and study our country’s greatest document which is the safeguard of our American liberties,” says Kurt Linberg, Ph.D., provost at American Sentinel University. “We encourage all our students, faculty and staff to reflect on our heritage and freedom by coming together to celebrate our great country by sharing their stories on our Reflection Wall.”

Constitution Day (formerly Citizenship Day) commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. It is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens.

American Sentinel welcomes everyone to submit their essays about the importance of Constitutional Freedoms to

View essay submissions on American Sentinel’s Constitution Week Reflection Wall at

Learn more about American Sentinel University’s online degree programs at or call 866.922.5690.

About American Sentinel University
American Sentinel University delivers the competitive advantages of accredited online degree programs in nursing, informatics, MBA Healthcare, DNP Executive Leadership and DNP Educational Leadership. Its affordable, flexible bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission for the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The DNP program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The university is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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