Augusta University's Fall 2020 commencement

Graduate Q&A:
Demonta Calhoun

Augusta University is celebrating its spring, summer and fall graduates this week.

The university is proud to present the commencement ceremony as a live webcast. View all three ceremonies Friday, Dec. 11.

Demonta Calhoun is receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in digital marketing from the James M. Hull College of Business

Where is your spot in jagNation?

“My name is Demonta Calhoun and I earned a Bachelor of Business Administration
with a concentration in digital marketing.”

What's your favorite spot on campus?

“My favorite spot on campus has been the library. The peace and quiet allowed me to study for finals or do homework and not get distracted.”

What are some gems you've learned as a student?

“I’ve learned to make connections with classmates and professors. In the real world, it’s good to have a good network of people.”

What are you Looking forward to after graduating?

“I look forward to having the time to focus on my development with T-Mobile and also digital marketing for my mom’s business.”

What’s your favorite thing about JagNation?

“The professors that I’ve had here at Augusta University really care about the success of the student.”

How do you like to spend your time outside of campus?

“When I’m not working or at school, I like attending car and truck shows with friends and just traveling in general.”

who would you credit for helping you navigate through college?

“From the time I transferred from GMC (Georgia Military College), James Mayes at Hull College has helped to make sure I graduated on time and helped pick classes that didn’t interfere with my work schedule.”

What would you recommend to students who are beginning their AU journey?

“If you have the free time, get involved with some of the clubs AU offers. Networking is key. Attend the Business Showcase event with Hull Business to network with local companies and employers for potential employment opportunities.”

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Written by Stacey Eidson

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