Clarence Mitchell Library at HCC presents Constitution Day program

 Highland Community College's Clarence Mitchell Library will offer a program for Constitution Day at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 17 in the Clarence Mitchell Library.

Eric Welch, guest speaker, will address the topic "Privacy in a Digital Age: Navigating the Shoals of Supreme Court Decisions about Privacy." The presentation will cover the right to privacy and the fourth amendment, with a focus on privacy issues in a digital age.

Eric Welch retired in 2006, from Highland as the Dean of Learning Resources. He continues his affiliation with the college as an instructor for Political Science 257, the U.S. Constitution course. His varied history includes dairy farming, directing the library at HCC, and starting a publishing company. Throughout his career, he has been concerned with issues relating to free access to information and privacy. He and his wife Sheila, live on a farm near Forreston.

The event is free and open to all audiences. The Clarence Mitchell Library is located on the second floor of the Marvin Burt Liberal Arts Center at Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Road in Freeport. For more information, contact Laura Watson at 815.599.3456 or

2998 W. Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL 61032-9341

Fax 815-235-6130

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