Albany -- After years of study, the moment comes when 343 Albany State University students become alumni.
Saturday students got their diplomas at the university's second commencement ceremony of the year. Elizabeth Green's only son graduated and she says she couldn't be prouder.
"I'm very proud. I'm so happy and my son has a grandmother that pasted in 2002 and I know she'll be very proud of him also," says Green.
Donna Brazile, Al Gore's Presidential campaign manager, was the was keynote speaker for this year's commencement. She encouraged graduates to become politically active now that they are taking on the working world.