SUSLA to host 2010 Spring Commencement - Thursday, April 29, 2010
Southern University at Shreveport will host its 2010 Spring
Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 8,
2010, at 10 a.m., on the main campus in the Health and Physical
Education Complex, 3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. There are approximately 232 graduates. The public is invited
Helen Godfrey-Smith will
serve as the keynote speaker. She is the president and chief executive officer
of Shreveport Federal Credit Union where she has served since 1983. The
financial institution has grown from less than $2 million in assets to
approximately $80 million in assets today.
Godfrey-Smith grew up in Jefferson, Texas. She was educated in the public
schools of Marion County and attended college at Houston Tillotson College in
Austin, Texas, where she received her B.S. degree in science. She has since
continued her education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and LSU in
Shreveport. She received the highest designation for a professional in her
field – the certified credit union executive.