Gwinnett Technical College 2016 Commencement Monday, May 16

Gwinnett Technical College will kick off the region’s 2016 graduation season in full academic regalia at the Infinite Energy Center as President, Dr. D. Glen Cannon confers more hundreds of degrees, diplomas and certificates to students from both the Lawrenceville and Alpharetta-North Fulton Campuses.

WHEN:Monday, May 16, 2016
7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Infinite Energy Arena   
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth GA 30097

WHAT: Students from across the metro-Atlanta region will come together to celebrate the successful completion of their studies at Gwinnett Tech, which offers more than 150 degree, diploma and certificate programs. For the 2015-2016 academic year, the college is expecting nearly 1,500 graduates and to confer more than 3,000 awards, with more than 600 student walking at the May 16 graduation ceremony.Gretchen Corbin, Commissioner from the Technical College System of Georgia will be the honored keynote speaker. Lydia Holland, 2016 Gwinnett Tech GOAL Winner and Angelia Esquivel, 2016 Gwinnett Tech Distinguished Student will speak on behalf of the graduates.

WHO:

  • 2016 Graduates of Gwinnett Technical College and Their Families
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  • Gwinnett Tech Faculty & Staff, Directors and Trustees
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  • Commissioner Gretchen Corbin, Technical College System of Georgia

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WHY:Nearly 80% of today’s jobs don’t require a four-year degree – but they do require the kind of specialized education and hands-on training that a technical college provides. Gwinnett Technical College focuses on real-world education for real-world jobs. The College has been providing career-focused education and training for our region for more than 30 years. Gwinnett Tech is the state’s third largest technical college, serving more than 18,000 students annually.

     On-site coverage and photography welcomed and encouraged.

 

May 10, 2016