SU President Dennis Shields will speak at July 17 Press Club

Dennis J. Shields, president of the Southern University System and chancellor of Southern University A&M College, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, July 17. Shields will review his first year in office and give an overview of university plans as he heads into his second year.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at Drusilla Place Catering, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at 12:15 p.m., is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.