Housing and Urban Development secretary to serve as SUNO commencement speaker, May 7 - Wednesday, April 27, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Housing and
Urban Development Shaun Donovan will serve as the commencement speaker
at Southern University, New Orleans on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 4 p.m.
in the Lakefront Arena.
Secretary Donovan last visited SUNO on
March 5, 2009 along with U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet
Napolitano and several other local and state leaders.
elated that Secretary Donovan will join us at our 2011 commencement. It
speaks volumes of his commitment to SUNO, higher education, and the Gulf
Coast," said Victor Ukpolo, chancellor of Southern University, New
Orleans. "Our graduates, who have worked hard to achieve the dream of
earning their respective degrees, deserve to be addressed by a leader of
Secretary Donovan's stature."