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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  Albany State University is hopeful that the state will finally approve funding for the Ray Charles Center for Performing Arts.

ASU was recognized at the state capitol last week during Albany State University Day. Students, faculty and alumni participated in the event in the capitol rotunda last Wednesday.

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle pointed out the contribution ASU makes to Georgia's economy and ASU President Dr. Everett freeman says he's optimistic legislators will approve funding for the school's performing arts center.

Dr. Freeman says their visit highlighted the quality of ASU students and their achievements.

ASU will celebrate Founder's Day later this week and Governor Nathan Deal will be the keynote speaker at spring commencement May 7th.

 

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