Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 29, 2010

Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Dr. Esther Brimmer, will deliver the commencement address at Albany State University, in Albany, Georgia on Saturday, May 1st, 2010. Dr. Brimmer will also receive Albany State University’s International Citizen of the Year Award.

Albany State University is a historically black university located in Southwest Georgia. The institution was founded in 1903 to educate African American youth in the region. Albany State University seeks to foster the growth and development of the region, state and nation through teaching, research, creative expression and public service.

PRN: 2010/539