STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Friday marked Georgia Southern University's 25th annual Fall Commencement ceremony.
This marks the first year the Fall Commencement ceremony included all graduating students in one ceremony at Paulson Stadium. Before there would be several smaller ceremonies inside the Hanner Fieldhouse.
This is Georgia Southern President Jaimie Hebert's first fall commencement and he's looking forward to the impact the students will make on the world.
"Our students are prepared to have an impact on the workforce immediately. So I think the success and the future for these students is very, very bright," said Dr. Hebert.
Over 1,700 students graduated in Friday's commencement ceremony.