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September 14, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

September 14, 2012

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a Constitution Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 in the University Center theater to commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution.

Dr. Alan Gilbert, noted author and John Evans professor in the Joseph Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, will give a presentation based upon his book, Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence.

A book signing will follow.

For more information, contact Dr. Amentahru Wahlrab, senior lecturer of political science and event coordinator, 903.565.5876 or awahlrab@uttyler.edu.