SUSLA Celebrates Living Legends During Annual Founder’s Celebration
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March 8, 2010
SUSLA Celebrates Living Legends During Annual Founder's Celebration
Shreveport, LA – On Thursday, March 11, 2010, at 11:00A.M., Southern University at Shreveport Louisiana (SUSLA) will hold its Annual Founders’ Day Celebration on the main campus, 3050 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, in the Health & Physical Education Complex. The theme for this event is “A Celebration of Living Legends”.
It is a time honored tradition at SUSLA to pay homage to its forefathers and to individuals who have played a significant and prominent role in the overall triumph and historical legacy of the institution. SUSLA will salute endowed leaders who have rendered service to the Shreveport community over more than four decades.
The keynote speaker for the occasion is the Honorable Walter Guidry, Jr., Member of the Board of Supervisors for the Southern University System. Guidry is a native of Lake Charles, a retired petroleum engineer and a former member of the United States Army. Guidry has a degree in mechanical engineering from Southern University Baton Rouge and is a member of the Southern University Alumni Federation. Affiliations are as follows: Society of American Military Engineers; American Legion China Post No. 1; National Association of Corrosion Engineers; and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
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