Sweet Briar College announces 2019 commencement speaker

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April 03, 2019

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Sweet Briar College’s commencement speaker next month will be an associate director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who also was the college’s first African-American student.

The college announced Tuesday Dr. Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, who graduated from Sweet Briar in 1968, will speak to the class of 2019 at the May 18 ceremony.