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GGC grad overcomes childhood trauma to earn degree

Bachelor of Arts in History, US history concentration, and minors in business administration and geography

It’s been a long, uphill road, but GGC history graduate Nicholas Brown is about to reach a milestone that's been a lifetime in the making.

“I first came to the campus in 2014 for a tour, and I realized that this was where I wanted to go to college,” he says.

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Changing perspective: Ghanaian immigrant earns GGC degree

Bachelor of Science in Human Services, social work concentration, sociology minor

Lois Osei’s story began a world away from Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC), but on May 9, she will complete her latest chapter when she walks across the commencement stage to receive her degree.

“I decided to make my time at [GGC] count,” she says. “I pushed myself by joining organizations.”

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Venezuelan refugee finds her way to GGC to complete college dream

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Laura Davis was 21 years old and just two academic quarters short of a psychology degree when she had to drop everything and flee her home country of Venezuela.

Davis says it was excruciating leaving college so close to completing her degree.

“It was deeply discouraging at the beginning, but my desire to continue my education and pursue my dreams was stronger,” she said.

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Mental Health Awareness Month Mental Health Awareness Month

GGC cares about student mental health and offers on-campus private counseling and psychological support from Counseling and Psychological Services

Join the effort to improve mental health and well-being. Earn a bachelor's degree in psychology or add a degree-enhancing option, such as an integrative arts minor, musical studies minor or gerontology certificate. 

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Campus Safety

We Serve – We Protect – We Care

Emergency notification sirens are one way GGC's Public Safety alerts the campus community of life-threatening emergencies, such as tornados.

Learn more about safety and emergency communications and hear siren recordings and their meanings. Learn more about safety and emergency communications and hear siren recordings and their meanings.

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Learn Academic English as a Second Language

The English Language Institute (ELI) offers instruction for English language learners in a range of proficiency levels. The institute also provides cultural learning opportunities and special programs to prepare you for American college or university. 

Learn more about the English Language Institute at GGC. Learn more about the English Language Institute at GGC.

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Host Your Event at GGC

GGC's picturesque campus provides the backdrop for a variety of unique, well-equipped venues suitable for hosting meetings, seminars, conferences, banquets and other special events.

Find out more and book your event. Find out more and book your event.