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 development and aging services major, 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I expected a small campus with outdated facilities.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
Aryn Ruiz

GGC has provided a home and a community and has so many hidden treasures.

Aryn Ruiz
History, world history concentration
Febechi Thomas

I enjoy showing prospective students the great advantages of coming to GGC and proving to them you don’t have to go to a large school to get a great education and great opportunities.

Febechi Thomas
Biology, biochemistry concentration
Yesmeen Jaser

GGC has been a great adventure,” Jaser said. “It has given me strength, patience, guidance and a supportive community. I am and I will forever be a Grizzly!

Yesmeen Jaser
Biology, biochemistry concentration, religious studies minor