August

Senator Blumenthal to Speak at Annual Constitution Day

News Story: August 19, 2015

S‌enator Richard Blumenthal will speak at this year's Constitution Day celebration.

Sacred Heart University will host U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D) at its annual celebration of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. In addition to campus events highlighting the national anniversary, Blumenthal will deliver a public address on the centrality of the U.S. Constitution to Americans’ freedom and form of government. This free talk will take place on Friday, September 18, at 9 a.m. in University Commons. 

Blumenthal served an unprecedented five terms as Connecticut’s Attorney General before being elected to his senate seat in 2010. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Blumenthal served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves from 1970-1986 and was honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant. In 1977, he became the U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, was elected to the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1984 and served in the Connecticut State Senate from 1987-1990. Blumenthal lives in Connecticut with his wife, Cynthia, and their four children.