Events


September
17
Constitution Day Event: The Constitution & "Obamacare" (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)
Philip Benesch, LVC associate professor of political science and director of the law and society program, will offer a brief overview and open a discussion on the recent U.S. Supreme Court healthcare ruling. Read the Court's opinion here.
Noon, Tweedie Meeting Room, Mund College Center

20
Voter Registration and ID
The College Democrats will assist students who do not have a valid ID (driver's license, etc.) get an ID. They also will be registering voters at that time.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mund College Center

October
3
Presidential Debate
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate domestic policy in a debate at the University of Denver. Moderated by Jim Lehrer, host of "NewsHour" on PBS.
9 p.m.

9
General Election Registration Deadline

11
Vice Presidential Debate
Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan discuss foreign and domestic policy in a debate at Centre College. Moderated by Martha Raddatz, ABC News chief foreign correspondent.
9 p.m.

16
Presidential Debate
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney discuss foreign and domestic policy in a debate at Hofstra University. Moderated by Candy Crowley, CNN chief political correspondent.
9 p.m.

17
Dinner with Congressional Candidate Rick Daugherty
LVC students and faculty are invited to dine with Congressional Candidate Rick Daugherty in Mund College Center.

Campus Debate

The College Democrats and College Conservatives face off on the issues in a campus debate. For more information, view the Election 2012 Blog.
7-9 p.m.

18
Alumni Lunchbox Series: Media and the 2012 Presidential Election
Join LVC alumni and alumni from Messiah College in a joint lunchbox discussion featuring LVC's own Dr. Chris Dolan, associate professor of political science and international studies, and Dr. Robin Laurmann, associate professor of politics at Messiah College. The discussion will focus on various media outlet roles in shaping this year's presidential election. From the economy to foreign policy, how is the media showcasing the candidates and the important issues facing America. Lunch is provided and alumni are invited to bring friends or colleagues. Register here.
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

22
Presidential Debate
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney discuss foreign policy in a debate at Lynn University. Moderated by Bob Schieffer, host of "Face the Nation" on CBS.
9 p.m.

30
Last Day to Apply for Civilian Absentee Ballot

Sustained Interfaith Dialogue: Politics
Community members and students are invited to join in on a discussion regarding politics in relation to a variety of faith communities, just in time for presidential elections. Panel respondents include representatives from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim and Agnostic/Atheist communities. There will also be opportunity for attendees to pose questions or give comments. A simple pizza lunch will be offered. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.
Noon, Miller Chapel

November
2
Civilian Absentee Ballot Receipt Deadline

6
General Election