GGC Notables: Celebrating Faculty and Staff Achievements

From scoring on the field to scoring at life, soccer star graduates from GGC

Exercise Science, clinical concentration, business administration minor

Juan Cruz Parisi Sitjar knows what it takes to win. More importantly, like all champions, he knows how to take a loss. If you ask him, he’ll tell you learning how to move on from your losses is more important than celebrating your wins, and he’s had plenty of experience with both.

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Political science major becomes first-generation college graduate

Political Science, legal studies concentration

Kevin Becerra-Cardoza excelled at everything he put his mind to as an actively engaged GGC student: academic study, club memberships, leadership opportunities and study abroad opportunities. He also shared his Grizzly experiences with campus tour participants and newly accepted students during orientation.

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GGC graduate learns to embrace change, earns IT degree

Information Technology, software development concentration, film minor

When she was a young girl growing up in Nigeria, Chenanniah Mac-Cephas wanted to be one of the youngest lawyers ever to pass the bar exam.

“I was ecstatic,” recalled Mac-Cephas. “I was only seven or eight at the time, but even though I was young, I had so many plans and aspirations. But I soon realized that plans don’t stand up when change pays a visit.”

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