2022 Fall Commencement
Thursday, Dec. 1
Gas South Arena

Congratulations #GGCgrad!

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Eric Thomas Jr., GGC Graduate

Graduate Inspirations

Human development and aging services, gender studies minor

A random online search of different college majors led Eric Thomas Jr. to the GGC website, and according to them, it was like the clouds parted and a ray of light landed on their computer screen.

“One look at the description of the human development and aging services (HDAS) major and I was sold,” they said. “I felt a presence of assurance, which is very rare in my life.”

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Autumn Musgrave Burgess, GGC Graduate

Graduate Inspirations


Autumn Musgrave Burgess said her favorite thing about GGC is the faculty.

“[GGC] professors are amazing people inside and out, and I love so many of them,” she said. “I can honestly say, in my six years here at GGC, I have yet to have a single professor who does not care just as much, if not more, about my future than I do. They are the bread and butter of this place, and they have changed my life forever.”

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Ruby Hernandez, GGC Graduate

Graduate Inspirations

Information technology, software development concentration

Ruby Hernandez thrived at GGC, got involved, and most importantly, she took back control of her health during her time at the college. She graduates with a 4.0 GPA, having earned a bachelor’s degree in information technology with a concentration in software development. 

"GGC redefines the college experience," she said. "I am so grateful that I chose [GGC] because the professors care about you – you're not just another number."

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A sign language interpreter will be provided for the ceremony. Attendees with special needs are encouraged to contact Disability Services at 678.407.5883 or DisabilityServices@ggc.edu so preparations can be made to meet your needs. Advance notification, of at least a week prior to the ceremony, helps ensure that the College has time to make appropriate accommodations.