High ranking Military JAG Officer visits Southern - Monday, October 12, 2009
Rear Admiral William D. Baumgartner,
a U.S. Coast Guard Judge Advocate General, recently met with officials at
Southern University to discuss career opportunities for students in the U.S.
The meeting was part of a nation-wide campaign to increase the diversity and
volume of officer recruitment within the U.S. Coast Guard at Historically Black
Colleges and Universities. Southern was Baumgartner’s first stop on his tour of
Baumgartner met with Southern Chancellor Kofi Lomotey, Executive Vice
Chancellor and Provost Mwalimu Shujaa, and Navy Commanding Officer and SU
Professor of Naval Science Capt. Gerard Hall.