Georgia Regents University Graduation

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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Georgia Regents University president Ricardo Azziz speaks as GRU officially graduates its first class during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Georgia Regents University president Ricardo Azziz looks on as Georgia Governor Nathan Deal speaks as GRU officially graduates its first class during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Students of the first graduating class for Georgia Regents University listen as Governor Nathan Deal delivers the Commencement Address during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Students of the first graduating class for Georgia Regents University listen as Governor Nathan Deal delivers the Commencement Address during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Erica Albea walks across the stage after receiving her Bachelors of Science in Nursing as part of the first class to graduate from the newly named Georgia Regents University during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Students walk across the stage as Georgia Regents University graduates its first class of students during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Students walk across the stage as Georgia Regents University graduates its first class of students during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) A member of the Georgia Regents University Orchestra reads a book as names are called during a graduation ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Diplomas wait to be handed to students as Georgia Regents University graduates its first class of students during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Students walk across the stage as Georgia Regents University graduates its first class of students during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Students walk across the stage as Georgia Regents University graduates its first class of students during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Students walk across the stage as Georgia Regents University graduates its first class of students during a ceremony at James Brown Arena on Friday May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Friends and family members wait for their graduates outside of James Brown Arena after the first Georgia Regents University graduation on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Georgia Regents University graduates leave James Brown Arena to meet their families and friends after graduation on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Georgia Regents University graduates leave James Brown Arena to meet their families and friends after graduation on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Georgia Regents University graduates leave James Brown Arena to meet their families and friends after graduation on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Brandon Mikel Lynn hugs his mother Elaine Lynn after graduating from Georgia Regents University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Brandon Mikel Lynn greets his friend Daniel S. Ward as his mother Elaine Lynn stands next to him after graduating from Georgia Regents University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Brandon Mikel Lynn, center, hugs Jordan Price as his mother Elaine Lynn stands by after graduating from Georgia Regents University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Friends and family members wait for their graduates outside of James Brown Arena after the first Georgia Regents University graduation on Friday, May 10, 2013.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Friends and family members greet their graduates outside of James Brown Arena after the first Georgia Regents University graduation on Friday, May 10, 2013.

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