Two Saint Leo University Education Centers Hold Commencements This Weekend

May 23, 2014

Nearly 100 students from two Saint Leo University education centers will receive their degrees in separate commencement ceremonies this weekend. The Key West, FL, Education Center will graduate 35 students during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony, Friday, May 23, at the Tennessee Williams Performing Arts Center in Key West. A little later in the evening, at the northern end of the state, nearly 60 adult learners from the Tallahassee Education Center will receive their degrees during the 7 p.m. commencement at the Turner Auditorium on the Tallahassee Community College campus.

  • Key West

Students will be conferred associate and bachelor degrees in liberal arts, business administration, criminal justice, human resource management, human services, and computer information systems. David Lee Richardson of Key West, who earned his Bachelor of Arts in business administration management, and who will graduate magna cum laude, was selected to deliver the farewell address at the Key West commencement.

The guest speaker for the Key West commencement is a well-known Saint Leo leader, Dr. Michael Nastanski (pictured), dean of the Donald R. Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University.

  • Tallahassee

The majority of Saturday’s graduates will receive bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice, psychology, and sport business while 11 students will receive master’s degrees in business administration, criminal justice, and education.

James Croft of Tallahassee, who earned his Bachelor of Arts in psychology, and Kimberly Armstrong of Tallahassee, who earned her Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice, were selected to deliver farewell addresses at the Tallahassee Education Center commencement.

Pamela Marsh, U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Florida (pictured), will deliver the guest commencement address to the Tallahassee Education Center class.