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Michelle Obama To Kick-Off Commencements Addresses At Black University

 

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to deliver three commencement addresses in the months ahead.

 

Ø  On May 8th, the First Lady will address the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.  Established more than 130 years ago, the University began as the only state-supported institution of higher education for African Americans in Arkansas.  Like many of the nation’s more than one-hundred historically black colleges and universities, the University has played a special role in enabling young people from many walks of life to further their education.  While the University offers many different areas of study, it remains dedicated to the mission of providing educational opportunities to underserved communities particularly in the Arkansas Delta region.  It is one of a small number of HBCUs that also are land-grant institutions and thus have a long history of preparing students for fields in agriculture, farming, and engineering.   The University currently boasts an enrollment of more than 3500 students. 

 

Ø  On May 16th, The George Washington University will host their graduation ceremonies in Washington DC.  Mrs. Obama is scheduled to address this group provided the student body, faculty and staff complete the 100,000 hours of community service required during the 2009-2010 academic year.  Mrs. Obama issued the challenge for these service hours in exchange for her commencement visit in  September of 2009,  during the first National Day of Service and Remembrance, which was the culmination of President Barack Obama’s “United We Serve” summer service initiative. 

 

Ø  On June 11th, Mrs. Obama will address the Anacostia Senior High School Commencement, a DC public school that Mrs. Obama visited in the spring of 2009 in conjunction with her Women of Excellence event and her early mentoring activities as First Lady.

 

In 2009, Mrs. Obama spoke to the University of California, Merced’s first full senior class.  She also addressed the Washington Math and Science Tech Public Charter High School Graduation in Washington DC.

 


 

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