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Foundational Updates June 2021

June 7, 2021

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Congratulations to the 130 residential students and 31 virtual students who graduated in the Class of 2021! They overcame challenges that no other class faced, and the lessons they learned in and outside of the classroom will serve them for the rest of their lives.

Watch the residential commencement ceremony

Watch the virtual completion ceremony


Alumni Spotlight: Tiffany Haigler '96

Tiffany Haigler, GSSM Class of 1996, is a proud member of the GSSM Alumni Association and co-chair of its Programming Committee. In this role, she planned a variety of virtual gatherings to keep alumni connected during the pandemic, including launching an alumni book club and developing the upcoming Follies talent show.

Tiffany came to GSSM from Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. After graduation, she headed to Duke University and earned a B.A. in sociology. She went on to earn a masters in sociology from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. She is now an attorney with the Office of General Counsel at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In her spare time, Tiffany is a member of a local a cappella singing group called Capital Blend.


Shopping for the perfect Father's Day gift? Support GSSM at the same time!

amazon smile logoYour shopping spree could help a Govie in need! AmazonSmile contributes a percentage of your purchases to the charity of your choice, and we invite you to register the GSSM Foundation as your charity. In the first half of 2021, AmazonSmile donated $458 to GSSM: the fruits of your holiday shopping! Help support GSSM students and programs by choosing the GSSM Foundation as your charity on AmazonSmile today.

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