Monroe students earn Associate’s degrees from GSU

More than 300 students earned associate’s degrees from Georgia State University’s Perimeter College in December 2016, including these students from Monroe, Ga.

Across all disciplines and degree levels at the university, more than 2,500 students received degrees.

Associate’s-degree earning students were honored at both the main Georgia State commencement on Dec. 14, 2016 at the Georgia Dome, as well as at separate ceremonies held on Perimeter College’s Clarkston, Ga., campus.

Hank Huckaby, the outgoing chancellor of the University System of Georgia, served as speaker for the main commencement, which marked the university’s final graduation ceremony held at the Georgia Dome.

Joseph Ashley of Monroe, Engineering

Miranda Bell of Monroe, Sociology

Danielle Vess of Monroe, EDUC: Special Education

Kristin May of Monroe, EDUC: Special Education

Vera Mitchem of Monroe, EDUC: Secondary Education

Tonya Worrell of Monroe, Nursing

Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds.

The student body of more than 53,000 demonstrates that students from all backgrounds can achieve at high rates with unsurpassed connections to the city’s business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations.

This press release was prepared for Your Local News by Readmedia Newswires.

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