Eckerd College Commencement
Speeches and Remarks

Invocation
Rabbi Ed Rosenthal, Executive Director, Hillels of the Florida Suncoast and Campus Rabbi

Welcome
Dr. Donald R. Eastman, III, President of Eckerd College

Welcome
Miles C. Collier, Chairman of the Eckerd College Board of Trustees

Greetings from the Graduating Class
Charles Henry Gilbert '10, Residential Graduate

Greetings from the Graduating Class
Thomas Carlton Stovall '10, Program for Experienced Learners Graduate

Introduction of the Commencement Speaker
Dr. Donald R. Eastman, III, President of Eckerd College

Commencement Address
General David H. Petraeus, United States Central Command

Closing Remarks
Dr. Donald R. Eastman, III, President of Eckerd College

Benediction
The Reverend Douglas McMahon, Interim Director of Campus Ministries and Chaplain

Be sure to check out the honorary degree recipients and award winners.

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