University of North Georgia

Graduation

DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Kellen Austin Kern of Moultrie, GA, graduated from the University of North Georgia (UNG) during the summer 2019 semester and has earned the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

The University of North Georgia held commencement exercises for nearly 300 graduates on Aug. 2 at the Convocation Center on UNG’s Dahlonega Campus. For summer semester, UNG awarded some 455 degrees and certificates.

Rodney Bullard, vice president of corporate social responsibility for Chick-fil-A Inc. and executive director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation, was the keynote speaker at the commencement. He said a degree gives the new graduates more than the opportunity to start a new job.

“It is an opportunity to become a good leader and a hero,” Bullard said. “The lesson for us today is that it doesn’t matter who you are or where you came from, each and every one of us have the ability to be someone else’s hero.”

College of Coastal Georgia

President’s List

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The College of Coastal Georgia’s Office of the President has announced Taylor Thornton of Colquitt County is among the students who have earned their place on the President’s List during the Spring 2019 semester.

To be named to the President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least twelve hours of course work and achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 for the term.

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