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Andrea Devereux

Graduate Inspirations

Human development and aging services

“I kept making excuses, such as waiting until my children graduated from college or being in the right financial spot,” said Andrea Devereux reflecting on her decision to start college. It was her time.

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Natan Mallory

Graduate Inspirations

Cinema and media arts production

Little by little, class by class and life lesson by life lesson, Natan Mallory gained confidence, found success and learned how to be himself at GGC.

“Once you get involved, GGC won’t let you down,” said Mallory. “I am a testament that there is an infinite number of ways to succeed.”

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Melissa Castaneda

Graduate Inspirations

Exercise science, pre-chiropractic medicine

Melissa Castaneda found herself unprepared for college life, combined with the time management struggles associated with having two jobs. She also learned to take better advantage of GGC’s resources and found that the support for working students allowed her to secure a financial future while still excelling in her studies. 

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Prescott Lawrence

Graduate Inspirations

Business administration, management information systems concentration

“I called myself the ‘senior senior,’” said 81-year-old Prescott Lawrence. 

Unlike his much-younger classmates, Lawrence didn’t seek a college education out of necessity. It was simply his natural drive to learn new things.

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Alma Eligio

Graduate Inspirations

Special education

Alma Eligio tried a couple of large schools in her early days of college. She had some trouble finding a comfortable environment. She eventually became attracted to Georgia Gwinnett College, where she found several professors who were willing to help her in her educational journey.

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Cynthia Totimeh-Vincent

Graduate Inspirations

Human development and aging services

Cynthia Totimeh-Vincent had some apprehension about returning to college as a middle-aged student and hoped she wouldn’t stand out. She quickly began to flourish in GGC’s diverse and small-class environment.

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Jocelyn Pozorski

Graduate Inspirations

Biology, pre-pharmacy

Many of the courses for an aspiring biology major can be especially challenging, particularly organic chemistry and microbiology. However, Jocelyn Pozorski found that she always had GGC professors willing to help her through.

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