- Marine Science
- Class of 2013
- Mobile, AL
2013 Jun 26
Eckerd College is pleased to announce the graduation of Justin Blancher of Mobile, AL. One of 530 Eckerd College graduates, Justin received a BS degree in Marine Science during commencement ceremonies in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Sunday, May 19. Speakers included environmental activist Bill McKibben and Pixar/Walt Disney Imagineering executive John Lasseter, both of whom received honorary doctorate degrees from Eckerd.
Eckerd's graduates hailed from 36 states, including 230 from the State of Florida, and nine countries, including Ghana, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, Slovenia, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Nigeria and Singapore. The top five majors of Eckerd's graduating class were environmental studies, marine science, biology, psychology and communication. Click here for a recap of Eckerd College's 2013 Commencement
Eckerd College invites students to ThinkOutside. Located on 188 acres of waterfront property in St. Petersburg, Florida, Eckerd is a pioneer of innovation?EUR"developing programs that have been adopted nationwide and earning the College an international reputation for academic excellence. A private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA), Eckerd College has a diverse student body with 1,850 students from 48 states and 32 countries and is one of only 40 schools listed in Loren Pope's Colleges that Change Lives. In 2003, Eckerd became one of the youngest colleges to receive a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Eckerd also serves more than 1,000 students annually through its Program for Experienced Learners. The Leadership Development Institute, Academy of Senior Professionals, and offerings through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Road Scholar program identify the College as a national leader in continuing education.
Eckerd's first priority is to teach students how to learn?EUR"at any age. And the best education is one that prepares you for the how, as well as the what, an education that teaches you to ThinkOutside.