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An eye on the future
Nearly 1300 graduate at GSU ceremony
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Steve Hein holds up mascot Freedom the eagle as new Georgia Southern University graduates sing the alma mater during Fall Commencement at Hanner Fieldhouse Friday.
Thousands poured in and out of Georgia Southern University’s Hanner Fieldhouse Friday, where nearly 1,300 students were honored during three ceremonies for the school’s 20th Annual Fall Commencement. The burgeoning Eagles are spreading their wings in a recessed economy with a meager job market, yet have plenty to look forward to, according Dick Escue, keynote speaker for a 1 p.m. ceremony recognizing students of the school’s Business Administration, Health and Human Sciences and Information Technology colleges. Escue told students that there is a definite reason to maintain hope moving forward, as their generation stands to capitalize most from an ongoing technological revolution in the world market.
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