Senior U.S. District Judge speaks at South Carolina State

November 25, 2008

judge_matthew_perry_jr.jpg(Orangeburg, S.C.) - The Department of Social Sciences at SC State will host guest speaker, The Honorable Matthew J. Perry, Senior U.S. District Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court and SC State alumnus,‘48, during the Social Sciences Speaker’s Forum.
The event will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008 at 3:30 p.m. in the Barbara L. Vaughn Fine Arts Center. 
 The Social Sciences Speaker’s Forum is an initiative to bring distinguished personalities to SC State to discuss topical issues.
Judge Perry was appointed to the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina by President Carter in 1979, making him the first African-American to serve on the court. He assumed senior status in October 1995.
For more information, call Dr. Benedict Jua at (803) 536-8969.