Friday, August 8, 2014

Eckerd College History (FL)

Eckerd College offers a number of interesting pages highlighting the institution's history.  A post card archive includes images documenting changes in the campus.  The site also offers a timeline and you can order On Solid Rock: The Founding Vision of Florida Presbyterian / Eckerd College written by Stephanie Kadel Taras, Ph.D., a 1989 graduate of Eckerd College and granddaughter of the founding president.


Eckerd College was founded in 1960 in St. Petersburg, FL.  It was initially knows as Florida Presbyterian College and adopted the name of Eckerd College in 1972.