DAHLONEGA, GA (08/20/2018)– The University of North Georgia announces degrees and certificates awarded for the summer 2018 semester, including hundreds awarded in commencement exercises held August 3 at the Convocation Center on the UNG Dahlonega Campus.
Rosalind Mae Aaron of Loganville, GA, earned the Bachelor of Science in criminal justice with forensics concentration.
Ashleigh Elizabeth Blanton of Loganville, GA, earned the Associate of Science in general studies with health concentration. with Distinction
William Paden Hood of Loganville, GA, earned the Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.
Gregory Matthew Mitchell of Loganville, GA, earned the Master of Science in criminal justice.
John Paul Sexton of Loganville, GA, earned the Bachelor of Business Administration in management.
Madison Grace Thorne of Loganville, GA, earned the Associate of Science in general studies with health concentration.
Jennifer Thuy Turnipseed of Loganville, GA, earned the Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing.
Rebekah Anne Willett of Loganville, GA, earned the Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing.
For summer semester, UNG awarded some 430 degrees and certificates.
UNG alumnus Dr. Stephen Pruitt, president of the Southern Regional Education Board, was the keynote speaker at the commencement. He encouraged the graduates to remember how important UNG has been to them.
“What North Georgia did for me was help me realize I always had a seat at the big table,” Pruitt said.
Separate commissioning ceremonies were held earlier Aug. 3 for 11 members of the Corps of Cadets entering the armed forces as second lieutenants. The individual ceremonies attended by families, friends, faculty, and staff recognized the cadets’ service and leadership.
Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia comprises five campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia. With more than 19,000 students, the University of North Georgia is the state’s sixth-largest public university. The university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate degrees to professional doctoral programs.