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State attorney general to speak at HCC commencement

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State Attorney General Josh Stein will be the commencement speaker at Halifax Community College’s May 13 graduation exercises.

The commencement is at 10 a.m. at The Centre on the college’s campus.
Stein is the 50th attorney general for the state and assumed office January 1.
Prior to his election, he served as a member of the North Carolina General Assembly as the senator for District 16 in Wake County.
During his tenure, Stein was elected to serve as the minority whip.
Before successfully running for a state Senate seat, he served eight years as North Carolina Deputy Attorney General for Consumer Protection.
“We are excited and honored that the North Carolina Attorney General has accepted our invitation to provide the keynote address for our 50th Commencement ceremony,” said Michael A. Elam, president of HCC. “Those in attendance will benefit significantly from what I believe will be a timely and pertinent message from a top state official addressing current issues.”
Stein earned his juris doctorate from Harvard Law School, as well as a master of public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.
He earned a bachelor of arts from Dartmouth University.
Stein is married and has three children.

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