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Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711


[St. Petersburg, FL, Date] - Eckerd College is pleased to announce the graduation with honors of David Graduate, son of John and Jane Graduate of Anytown, State, and a graduate of Anytown High School. One of 580 Eckerd College graduates, Graduate received a bachelor of arts degree in literature with a minor in French during commencement ceremonies in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Sunday, May 18.

While studying at Eckerd, Graduate was involved in a variety of campus activities. Graduate played on the varsity tennis team, served as a resident assistant for two years and completed an internship with Barnes and Noble. At the Senior Awards Ceremony, Graduate received the Campus Leadership Award. Graduate will earn his master's degree from Far Far Away.

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"Transforming Lives for 50 Years: 1958-2008"

Founded in 1958, Eckerd College is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Eckerd's 1,800 residential students from 47 states and 35 countries choose among thirty-eight majors leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. In addition, 1,000 students are enrolled in the Program for Experienced Learners, a bachelor's degree program for adult learners. Eckerd's Leadership Development Institute executive education program, Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College (ASPEC), Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Elderhostel identify the college as a national leader of innovative programs in continuing education and lifelong learning. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Eckerd is one of only 40 schools listed in Loren Pope's "Colleges That Change Lives."

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