Aug. 27, 2010
Sam Clovis, professor and chair of the business administration and economics department at Morningside College, presents the first of nine weekly lectures on the U.S. Constitution at 5 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 2, in the UPS Auditorium of the Lincoln Center, 3627 Peters Ave., on the Morningside campus.
Lectures in the series, which is titled “Serious Civics: A Guide to the Constitution, Government and Governance in America Today,” will be presented every Thursday through October 28. According to Clovis, the lecture series will provide students and the public with a perspective on contemporary political and social issues through the lens of U.S. constitutional history. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Seating in UPS Auditorium for the 7 p.m. lectures is no longer available. But overflow seating is available in Lincoln Center Room 107, where a live Internet stream of the lecture will be provided. Seating in UPS Auditorium for the 5 p.m. lectures is available by making reservations at email@example.com or calling his office at 712-274-5437.
Clovis joined the Morningside College faculty in 2005. In addition, he serves on the faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security in Monterey, Calif. Clovis also hosts a talk show on radio station KSCJ in Sioux City.
Clovis has a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a master’s degree from Golden State University in San Francisco, Calif., and a doctorate in public administration from the University of Alabama.