Ronald Mason, president of the Southern University System, will be speaking to the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, Sept. 30. Mason will discuss transforming the Southern University System from good to a model 21st century system of higher learning. Press Club meets on Mondays in the Iberville Room at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, which is located at 102 France St. Parking is free in the garage off Mayflower Street. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.