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photo of graduate at GCC Commencement 2012Glendale Community College’s 48th Annual  Commencement Ceremony will be held 7:00 p.m, Friday, May 10 at Grand Canyon University Arena, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix.

GCC President Irene Kovala will preside over the ceremony, introducing dignitaries, exceptional students, and the Class of 2013. More than 3,000 students will receive degrees and certificates. 

Speakers include Robert Moreno, Vice President of the GCC Associated Student Government; Lillia Mrza, President of the GCC Associated Student Government; and Hannes Kvaran, Social Science department chair.

The ceremony is free to attend and open to the public. 

Parking at GCU
A new parking structure just west of Grand Canyon University Arena, with 1600 parking spaces, will be available the evening of the event.

Other Commencement Ceremonies Around Maricopa
To RSVP for the following ceremonies contact Terry Mitich by emailing terry.mitich@domail.maricopa.edu.

Date Group Time Location
April 24, 2013 – Wednesday Women of Distinction Luncheon (WLG) 11:30AM – 1:00PM MCC – Event Tent (Located on East Side of Campus MU building)
April 27, 2013 – Saturday LGBTQA Convocation (EQUALITY MARICOPA) 2:00PM – 4:00PM GCC – Student Union 104 D/E
May 3, 2013 – Friday Hispanic Convocation (AACHE AND MACHE) 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM PC – Bulpitt Auditorium
May 4, 2013 – Saturday Asian Pacific Islander Luau (APIA) 4:00PM – 7:00PM MCC – tent by Clock Tower
May 5, 2013 – Sunday African American/African Convocation (MCBAA) 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM PC – Bulpitt Auditorium
May 9, 2013 – Thursday American Indian Convocation (UTEC) 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM SMCC – Performing Arts Center Amphitheatre