Saint Augustine’s University Announces 2012 Fall Convocation Speaker

September 10, 2012

alt Saint Augustine’s University is pleased to announce the 2012 fall convocation speaker, Reuben Young, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Fall convocation will take place, Thursday, September 20 on the campus of Saint Augustine’s University.

The Department of Public Safety was formed in January of 2012, making Young the first secretary of its kind. Young attended Howard University and went on to earn a Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University. Throughout his career, Young has served as chief legal counsel for Mike Easley, Assistant District Attorney for Travis County in Texas and practiced private law, while residing in Texas.

“Reuben Young is the kind of change agent we hope our students will one day become,” stated Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber, president of Saint Augustine’s University. “We are excited to have him on campus and know he’ll serve as a source of inspiration and motivation for our students.”