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Livingstone College Winter Commencement honors three Champions of Change


Salisbury, NC – Livingstone College will have its 10th Annual Winter Commencement on Friday, December 8, at 10 am. The ceremony will honor three Champions of Change, each of whom will receive an honorary degree in Humane Letters. The honorees for this year's ceremony include nationally acclaimed education and youth advocate Dr. Steve Perry, President and CEO of The Annie E. Casey Foundation Lisa M. Hamilton, and Grammy-nominated Stella Award-winning Gospel Artist Brian Courtney Wilson.

Dr. Steve Perry is a nationally acclaimed education and youth advocate and author who has dedicated his life to being a champion for disadvantaged children and families. His unique ability to captivate audiences and inspire change in education has garnered him respect and recognition on a national level. As the keynote speaker for Winter Commencement speaker, we look forward to the wisdom and inspiration he will undoubtedly impart to our graduates.

Lisa M. Hamilton, President and CEO of The Annie E. Casey Foundation, is committed to building brighter futures for youth, families, and communities across the United States. Hamilton's leadership has overseen investments promoting community change, economic opportunity growth for families and public reform, enabling Casey's efforts to provide data analysis and policy solutions that help all children realize their potential.

Brian Courtney Wilson, a Grammy-nominated, Stellar Award-winning singer-songwriter with six gospel albums to his name, brings his singing and songwriting talents to every project and performance. Wilson's music reflects faith, community, social injustice, and our relationship with God. His goal is to create an incredible catalog of music that people can lean on in good and tough times.

Livingstone College's Winter Commencement will be held Friday, December 8, at 10 am. For more information about the event, please visit the college's website at www.livingstone.edu.

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Livingstone College is a private historically black college that is secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, academic excellence, and student success. Through a Christian-based environment suitable for holistic learning, Livingstone provides excellent business, liberal arts, STEAM, teacher education, and workforce development programs for students from all ethnic backgrounds designed to promote lifelong learning, and to develop student potential for leadership and service to a global community.

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