C-SPAN Bus to Visit Campus on Feb. 13
(Feb. 5, 2015) — The C-SPAN bus will visit Armstrong State University on Friday, Feb. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the opportunity to learn about public affairs, current events and C-SPAN programming. The bus will be parked at the end of Science Dr. on Armstrong's main campus.This event is free and open to the public.
The C-SPAN bus is an interactive, multi-media learning center that travels all over the country to offer an inside look into C-SPAN's educational, political and public affairs resources.
Aboard the 45-foot bus, visitors will use HD-TVs, touch-screen computers, laptops and mobile devices to learn about various aspects of C-SPAN, including:
• In-depth public affairs event coverage
• Web offerings, including over 200,000 hours of archival video
• Ways to connect with C-SPAN including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, XM Radio and mobile apps
• Interactive quizzes to test your knowledge about the political process
Created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service, C-SPAN is available in 97 million households. The network receives no government financial support and is funded by cable and satellite affiliates that carry its public affairs programming. C-SPAN covers live proceedings of the U.S. House of Representatives; C-SPAN2 covers live proceedings of the U.S. Senate; and C-SPAN3 covers public affairs events, Congressional hearings and history programming. When the House and Senate are not in session, the stations cover events such as press briefings, congressional hearings, speeches and news conferences. For more information, visit C-Span.org.