Congratulations Class of 2014
The Commencement of the Class of 2014 of Eckerd College
Sunday, May 18, 2014
South Beach Field Eckerd College
More than 500 degrees were awarded during the 51st Annual Eckerd College Commencement on Sunday, May 18, 2014, which took place under the largest tent of its kind in Florida on South Beach Field.
The crowd of more than 5,000 people were blessed with sunny skies and some of the coolest temperatures for Commencement in recent memory. A total of 527 degrees were awarded -- 404 to residential students and 123 to Program for Experienced Learners students. A total of 431 Bachelor of Arts degrees and 96 Bachelor of Science degrees were awarded.
Melissa Harris-Perry, political scientist and aunt of graduating senior Christina Smith, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree.