Class of 2016: "The world is waiting for you."

UNCG Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. conferred more than 1,700 degrees Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, during the university's winter commencement exercises at the Greensboro Coliseum. We share some of our favorite posts from December Commencement season below.

  1. Commencement is the time to relish our last days on campus.
  2. #WCW Brother Angie is too excited about graduation! One more day & then you'll be on your way...πŸŽ“πŸŽ‰πŸ‘‘ #ThatsherYASSface πŸ˜‚#classof2016 #uncggrad #ptbad πŸ’œπŸ’›
    #WCW Brother Angie is too excited about graduation! One more day & then you'll be on your way...πŸŽ“πŸŽ‰πŸ‘‘ #ThatsherYASSface πŸ˜‚#classof2016 #uncggrad #ptbad πŸ’œπŸ’›
  3. Had to go walk under the clock tower on campus and toss the cap πŸ’›πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŽ“πŸ’™ #uncgnewalum #uncggrad #classof2016
    Had to go walk under the clock tower on campus and toss the cap πŸ’›πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŽ“πŸ’™ #uncgnewalum #uncggrad #classof2016
  4. #MOOD : in exactly one week I will be a graduate πŸ™ŒπŸΎ #uncggrad #classof2016 #itslit #canttellmenothing #blackandeducated πŸŽ“
  5. In honor of graduation being just one day away and accepting a full time job that starts on Monday πŸŽ“πŸ™ŒπŸΌ Could not have done it without all of the love and support from my family and friends! #uncg #uncggrad
    In honor of graduation being just one day away and accepting a full time job that starts on Monday πŸŽ“πŸ™ŒπŸΌ Could not have done it without all of the love and support from my family and friends! #uncg #uncggrad
  6. I did it! #uncgnewalum #uncggrad #uncg2016 πŸ€“πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ€“πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜¬πŸ˜ŠπŸ€“πŸ˜Š
    I did it! #uncgnewalum #uncggrad #uncg2016 πŸ€“πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ€“πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜¬πŸ˜ŠπŸ€“πŸ˜Š
  7. Commencement is the time to make a statement.
  8. Tomorrow is the first day for the next phase of my life. If you see me please know I'll be superrrrr emotional. Every single part and person of my undergraduate journey has meant the entire world to me. This has been the most grateful and exciting 3.5 years of my life. I cannot wait to see what God has in store for me. BA down, LMFT to go πŸ˜©πŸ˜­πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“ #UNCGNEWALUM #UNCGGrad
    Tomorrow is the first day for the next phase of my life. If you see me please know I'll be superrrrr emotional. Every single part and person of my undergraduate journey has meant the entire world to me. This has been the most grateful and exciting 3.5 years of my life. I cannot wait to see what God has in store for me. BA down, LMFT to go πŸ˜©πŸ˜­πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“ #UNCGNEWALUM #UNCGGrad
  9. Made this gem today! Ready for graduation! * πŸŽ“ * #uncg16 #uncggrad #earlychildhoodeducation #uncgnewalum
    Made this gem today! Ready for graduation! * πŸŽ“ * #uncg16 #uncggrad #earlychildhoodeducation #uncgnewalum
  10. My college experience has been a roller coaster. This year especially since my life drastically changed and the only words I could think of was "No Ragrets" \|m| πŸŽ“πŸ’™πŸ’›#uncggrad #hired #asl #deaflove #noragrets #blessup
    My college experience has been a roller coaster. This year especially since my life drastically changed and the only words I could think of was "No Ragrets" \|m| πŸŽ“πŸ’™πŸ’›#uncggrad #hired #asl #deaflove #noragrets #blessup
  11. Look at me now πŸ˜πŸŽ“ #cumlaude #dontgiveup #persevere #classof2016 #nobodysaiditwaseasy #noexcuses #justdoit #uncg #uncggrad
    Look at me now πŸ˜πŸŽ“ #cumlaude #dontgiveup #persevere #classof2016 #nobodysaiditwaseasy #noexcuses #justdoit #uncg #uncggrad
  12. Commencement is the time to share stories of our graduates' passions and accomplishments.
  13. Commencement is the time to give thanks to people who supported us in our journey.
  14. My rock. I wouldn't be here today without the amazing support that this man has given me over the last ten years. I love him with every fiber of my being. #hubby #supportivehusband #handsomman #uncggrad #uncg
    My rock. I wouldn't be here today without the amazing support that this man has given me over the last ten years. I love him with every fiber of my being. #hubby #supportivehusband #handsomman #uncggrad #uncg
  15. Wow. So, not only did I graduate from college today, it I also got ENGAGED to the love of my life! There are no words to describe how absolutely blessed a am! I cannot wait to see what the future holds for our new life together and I cannot wait to spend the rest of forever with this amazing man! #uncg #uncggrad #engaged #engagement
    Wow. So, not only did I graduate from college today, it I also got ENGAGED to the love of my life! There are no words to describe how absolutely blessed a am! I cannot wait to see what the future holds for our new life together and I cannot wait to spend the rest of forever with this amazing man! #uncg #uncggrad #engaged #engagement
  16. Yay! Our IGS grads and cake!
    Yay! Our IGS grads and cake!
  17. So grateful to have you as brothers ❀️ and of course, always well protected. #UNCGgrad #2016Grad #USMC
    So grateful to have you as brothers ❀️ and of course, always well protected. #UNCGgrad #2016Grad #USMC
  18. Commencement is the time to hear inspiring words from others.
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