President Brooks Keel congratulated the students and said he was proud of the hardworking men and women as they embarked upon a new journey in their lives.
Twenty-six Doctor of Education degrees were conferred, along with four Doctor of Public Health degrees, two Master of Fine Arts degrees and hundreds of other graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University’s eight colleges.
Student-athletes from across Georgia Southern's 16 sports participated in the University's 22nd Annual Fall Commencement at Hanner Fieldhouse.
The Eagles had 21 student-athletes walk across the stage at Hanner Fieldhouse in front of their family, friends, coaches and fellow student-athletes.
Commencement speakers for this year’s three ceremonies included Georgia Southern alumna and Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap (’86); the Executive Vice President at Willis North America Jack Jennings; and Russell Toal, M.P.H., director of Georgia Southern’s Center for Rural Health and Research.