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HCC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 21, 2012
 
HCC hosts Constitution Day 2012
 
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) hosted its eighth annual Constitution & Citizenship Day, Sept. 17. The event took place in the 100 Building. Federal law requires that any agency receiving federal funds acknowledge Constitution Day. The purpose of the event is to promote civic mindedness and to address issues that are relevant to the American society.

Halifax County Judge Teresa R. Freeman was the keynote speaker for the event. Freeman addressed the topic, “Are We in Danger of Losing or Expanding our Civil Liberties,” where she focused on the Fourth Amendment, the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures, the Fifth Amendment, the right to due process in criminal proceedings as well as the right to vote.
Judge Teresa R. Freeman
Judge Teresa R. Freeman
 
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Interim Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., rhoadesd@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239