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September 14, 2013

In brief: Professor to lecture on Constitution

LATROBE — The Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government’s Center for Political and Economic Thought will observe Constitution Day with a lecture by Anthony Peacock titled “The Founders’ Constitution and What Threatens It Today” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Fred M. Rogers Center at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Peacock is a professor and the interim department head in the political science department at Utah State University, where he teaches courses on constitutional law, constitutional theory, law and policy, and law, politics and war.

He is the author or editor of five books and published numerous articles, book chapters and book reviews on American and Canadian law and politics.

Admission is free to the public.

Red Cross offers CPR, AED classes

The following preparedness classes will be offered at the American Red Cross, 250 Jari Drive, Richland Township:

Adult CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)/AED (automated external defibrillator) for professional rescuers and health care providers, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, $110.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25, $110.

Adult CPR/AED, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 25, $70.

First Aid/CPR/AED for Instructors, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27, $500.

To register, call 800-733-2767.

SAT prep sessions available at UPJ

Registrations are being accepted for the Pitt-Johnstown SAT Super Series, an academic review for the SAT. The program helps remove the mystery behind the SAT and better prepares students for exam day.

Students are encouraged to enroll in the preliminary session being held from 6 to

7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Participants  will complete an abbreviated version of the SAT to identify specific areas that might need attention in order to improve their score.

The mathematics review from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 will review arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics.

The writing and critical reading review from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 will review the written essay, sentence completion, vocabulary and critical reading.

Seating is limited for the sessions.

The Pitt PowerPrice is $139 for the series and $75 per course. To qualify for the Pitt PowerPrice, registrations and payments must be received no later than noon Friday. Registrations received after Friday will be $159 for the series and $85 per course.

To register, call 269-2099 or go to

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