Ben Carson to Deliver Trine Commencement Address

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson will address the graduating class in May at Trine University's 133rd commencement ceremony. Carson has authored nine books and launched the Carson Scholars Fund with his wife, Candy, that has awarded more than $7.3 million in scholarships.

Carson spent decades as a neurosurgeon and mounted an unsuccessful campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

At 33 years-old, Carson became director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore, as position he held for nearly 30 years. The Yale University graduate receive an M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School. n 1987, He performed the first successful separation of craniopagus twins conjoined at the back of the head in 1987 and 10 years later, he completed the successful separation of type-2 vertical craniopagus twins.

Carson has authored nine books and launched the Carson Scholars Fund with his wife, Candy, that has awarded more than $7.3 million in scholarships.

The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. May 5 at the Keith E. Busse/Steel Dynamics Inc. Athletic Recreation Center on the Angola campus. You can connect to more information about the event by clicking here.

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