BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Southern University Law Center says over 200 students will be graduating during this spring’s commencement.

The commencement is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m. at the F.G. Clark Activity Center. The law school says Dr. Dennis J. Shields will be speaking.

Dr. Shields was named Southern University’s new president-chancellor in February. According to a news release from SULC, Shields has spent the majority of his career advocating for better access to higher education.

Masks will be required to be worn inside the facility. The ceremony will also be live streamed on SULC’s Youtube channel.