AURORA, Colo. – September 17, 2019 – American Sentinel University will join the nation in celebrating Constitution Day today, Sept. 17, to commemorate the day the U.S. Constitution was signed 232 years ago. American Sentinel will recognize this significant event with a week-long celebration that includes a Constitution Week web page, internal presentations, and a gift card drawing for students and alumni.
Students and alumni are invited to complete a digital constitution crossword to be entered in a drawing to win a $25 gift card. Details are available at www.americansentinel.edu/blog/constitution-week/. American Sentinel will also host an internal celebration for faculty and staff to learn more about Constitution Day and the document it celebrates and partake in Constitution Bingo!
American Sentinel recognizes these activities as a celebration of our mission statement, which calls on us to provide students an opportunity to enhance their civic lives.
“Constitution Week is a great time to be reminded that America was founded on shared principles and liberties that every American enjoys and holds dear,” says Mary Adams, President at American Sentinel University. “We use this week as an opportunity for students, alumni, faculty and staff to come together and reflect on our shared history, freedom and heritage.”
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.
About American Sentinel University
American Sentinel University delivers accredited online degree programs in nursing (BSN, MSN, and DNP) and healthcare management (MBA Healthcare). Its affordable, flexible bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission for the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), of One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036. The DNP program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) of 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Ga., 30326. The University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, DEAC, 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, D.C. 20036, (202) 234-5100, www.deac.org
In June 2016, the Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees voted to grant American Sentinel University the status of candidate for accreditation. Institutions seeking accreditation by HLC are required to complete a four-year period of candidacy before being evaluated for full accreditation. To earn and maintain candidacy, American Sentinel must fully meet the Commission’s Eligibility Requirements and Assumed Practices and demonstrate the capacity to meet all the Criteria for Accreditation within the candidacy period.
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