Jimmy Cenescar

Having such understanding, caring and supportive professors at GGC has made balancing school and work that much easier.

Jimmy Cenescar
Criminal justice / criminology, political science minor
Andrew Reynolds

People need to know there are a lot of different reasons we need special education in schools,” said Andrew Reynolds, who came to GGC because its special education program has an excellent reputation. “It’s not just because kids aren’t smart.

Andrew Reynolds
Education, special education concentration
Nekaybaw Evans

As a STEM major, I visited the AEC frequently my freshman year for tutoring in math which was not my strong suit in high school,” Nekaybaw Evans said. “Working one-on-one with tutors helped me tremendously.

Nekaybaw Evans
Exercise science, health promotion concentration, gender studies minor
Eric Thomas, Jr.

When I go to class and witness the love that my professors have for their craft, I can’t help but want to put in my best work.

Eric Thomas, Jr.
Human services degree, gender studies minor
Kevin Becerra-Cardoza

Before coming to GGC, I never really imagined myself front and center.

Kevin Becerra-Cardoza
Biology, cell biology and biotechnology concentration
Laurie Melonja-Seall

Initially, I was really concerned about fitting in with the student population because I am an older returning student, but there is a good mix of age groups, not to mention ethnicities, so I worried for no reason.

Laurie Melonja-Seall
Business administration, supply chain management concentration
Kelly Duckworth

I expected a small campus with outdated facilities. Instead I experienced a modern, beautiful campus and received encouragement from the leaders, professors and even the college president.

Kelly Duckworth
Elementary education
Luis Montanez

Don’t be afraid to ask questions or throw yourself into an interest or organization. Along the way, you’ll learn from each experience.

Luis Montanez
Cinema and media arts production
Caroline Briggs

I have become a better leader, and since GGC is such a diverse school, I have learned about and come to appreciate so many different cultures.

Caroline Briggs
Information technology, systems and security concentration, mathematics minor
Torriane Hardeman

[In high school,] I wasn’t driven to go to college. I was one of those people who just wanted to get a job and do something else.

Torriane Hardeman
Psychology