Vice President Kamala Harris will be the commencement speaker next month at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut, officials announced Friday.
The academy in New London said that the vice president will attend the May 18 graduation ceremony, give the keynote address and hand out the diplomas.
Harris’ visit to southeast Connecticut will be her first to the Coast Guard Academy.
— U.S. Coast Guard Academy (@USCGAcademy) April 29, 2022
The Naval Academy announced on Thursday that Biden will attend and be the keynote speaker at its commencement on May 27.
Harris will also deliver a keynote address next week at Tennessee State University, a historically Black university.
On Tuesday, the vice president tested positive for COVID-19, but said she’d experienced no symptoms. The diagnosis is not expected to affect her visits to Tennessee and Connecticut next month.