Savannah State University (SSU) will hold its 184th commencement ceremony at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 10, in T. A. Wright Stadium on the SSU campus. Approximately 330 students will receive associate, undergraduate and graduate degrees during the ceremony, which is free and open to the public. The commencement address will be delivered by Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield who leads the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs.
Established in 1890, Savannah State University is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s 4,800 students select degree majors from 26 undergraduate and five graduate programs in the three colleges – Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Business Administration and Sciences and Technology – and the School of Teacher Education.