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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Eckerd College Chemistry News

Dr. Brad Pendley

Dr. Bradford Pendley, class of 1988, recently received his second doctor's degree, graduating from the University of Tennessee's medical school in Memphis. After his Eckerd years, Brad pursued graduate studies at Cornell University, earning a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry. After about 15 years on the faculty of Rhodes College's chemistry department, he has now moved to UT-Memphis as an MD-PhD professor of biomedical engineering.

Congratulations, Brad, we're proud of you!

(Originally posted 10/2/2007)

Chemistry at Eckerd

The Chemistry Department at Eckerd College offers Bachelor's degrees in chemistry, including a chemistry degree certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). We are one of only two Florida colleges where a student can earn an ACS-certified biochemistry degree. Our students have gone on to careers in fields such as forensics, atmospheric chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry as well as DNA structural research, cosmetic chemistry, and medicine. We've even graduated a professional baseball player and a college president!

The James Center

Center for Molecular and Life Sciences

Equipped with the latest in eco-conscious innovations, educational technology and scientific instrumentation, the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences will advance our efforts to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in the sciences, and will quickly become the hub of the Natural Sciences at Eckerd College. Discover the James Center.