CSU Happenings Sept. 18-21

SEPT. 18 - STUDENTS TO STAGE CONSTITUTION DAY ACTIVITIES
In observance of Constitution Day, Columbus State Universitys Student Political Awareness Association will stage an open reading of the Constitution at noon Monday in front of the Davidson Student Center.

The reading will be followed at 12:30 p.m. with a discussion on civil rights and civil liberties led by political science professor Arlene Johnson in the Columbus Room of the Davidson Student Center. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 706-568-2027.

SEPT 19 - CSU, COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO LAUNCH ANNUAL FUND CAMPAIGN
Columbus State University will kick off its 2006-07 Annual Fund campaign, titled Pathways to Success, with a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Founders Hall at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

The keynote speaker for the kickoff will be the retired chairman of the board of Synovus Financial Corp., James D. Yancey. A CSU graduate and trustee, Yancey will address about 150 CSU and local business community volunteers for the campaign seeking $1.5 million to support academic and athletic scholarships, new technology, international education and community outreach.

This years campaign is chaired by Synovus Trust Company President George Flowers and will culminate with the 13th annual CSU Day on March 21. On that day, about 300 more volunteers will join those from Tuesdays kickoff to personally thank campaign donors with commemorative yard signs. (Note: The above event is not open to the general public. However, media coverage is welcome. For more information, call Annual Fund Director Meri Robinson at 706-568-5172.)

SEPT. 21 - CSU WIND ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM
The CSU Wind Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 in the RiverCenters Legacy Hall. The concert will feature Carl Orffs Carmina Burana and David Maslankas Give Us This Day. General admission is $5 and free for faculty, staff and students with CSU ID. Tickets are available at the RiverCenter Box Office, call 706-256-3612.