Bysiewicz to speak at HCC graduation

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Article Last Updated: 04/15/2008 03:47:13 PM EDT

BRIDGEPORT - Housatonic Community College officials have announced that Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz will be the keynote speaker at HCC's 41st commencement on May 29.

As Connecticut's 72nd Secretary of the State, Bysiewicz is the state's chief elections official, the keeper of the state seal, and is the business registrar for the state. She was first elected to the post in 1998, and then re-elected in 2002 and 2006.

Bysiewicz, a Democrat, is a graduate of Yale University and Duke University School of Law. She lives in Middletown with her husband and three children.

HCC's commencement will take place at 7 p.m. at Bridgeport's Arena at Harbor Yard.