BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — Louisiana State Senator Cleo Fields will be the 2022 Spring commencement speaker at Baton Rouge Community College.

“It’s an honor to have Sen. Fields as our commencement speaker and share this special day with our graduates and their families,” said BRCC Chancellor Dr. Willie E. Smith. “Senator Fields has served the Baton Rouge community for decades and gives back in multiple ways. He’s always been in touch with meeting the needs of our community and currently serves a vital role in shaping the future of the educational landscape for our parish and state. We look forward to having him on our campus to share his message and to help celebrate the success of our graduates.” 

The 26th commencement ceremony will be held on May 20 at 9 a.m. outside on the Mid City Campus located at 201 Community College Dr.

The ceremony will also be streamed live on BRCC’s Facebook page: In the event of inclement weather, the commencement will be held in the Bonne Santé Wellness Center on the Mid City Campus.