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Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 6:00am

Ga. State Reinstates Dec. Graduations

Georgia State University officials are reversing a decision to do away with December commencement after an outcry from students.

The university announced earlier this year it would hold one graduation ceremony each year during the summer, doing away with its winter ceremony. The decision was made to help save money and because of the limited availability of the Georgia Dome in the winter.

But students and others in the university community were upset with the change. President Mark Becker said the university is "honoring the expressed desire of students and their families."