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Malone University examines guns, mental health, and the United States Constitution on September 17.

September 12, 2013 | Release # 6712

A panel of Malone University faculty will discuss Guns, Mental Health, and The Constitution Tuesday, September 17, at 7 p.m. in the Fred F. Silk Auditorium of Mitchell Hall, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. The program is free and open to the public.

In light of the recent attention to mass gun violence and its connection to issues of mental illness, the panel will discuss the issues that touch upon the theme and its connection to constitutional liberties as Americans, while examining it through the lens of Christians living in the world.

Panelists include David Entwistle, Psy.D., professor of psychology; Karen Slovak, Ph.D., associate professor of social work; and David Beer, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science. Each will discuss his or her discipline's perspectives on various aspects of guns and mental health as well as how these issues interact in the American political environment.

The program is part of the University's observance of Constitution Day.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2015  , and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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