LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles City College unveiled a new statue of King Sejong at Jefferson Hall.
This is the first time a King Sejong statue has been erected on a public university campus in the U.S., according to LACC.
Crown Prince of Korea Andrew Lee attended Thursday's ceremony. He donated the statue along with a $100,000 endowment for the LACC Korean Program.
The event also celebrated Hangul Day, which marks the invention and proclamation of Hangul, the Korean alphabet, by King Sejong.