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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Eckerd College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Eckerd College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Eckerd College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Eckerd College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Eckerd College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Eckerd College.

Dennis Lehane and Dorothy Allison are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Eckerd College?” and “Which celebrities are Eckerd College alumni?”

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Dennis Lehane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Television producer, Novelist, Screenwriter
Dennis Lehane is an American author. He has written several novels; the first several were a series of mysteries featuring a couple of protagonists and other recurring characters, including A ...more

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Dorothy Allison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author
Dorothy Allison is an American writer, speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Her writing includes themes of class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, feminism and ...more

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Mark Pauline is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Mark Pauline
Mark Pauline is an American performance artist and inventor, best known as founder and director of Survival Research Labs. He is a 1977 graduate of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. ...more

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Dale Layer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach
Dale Layer is an American basketball coach. His most recent coaching position was as the head coach of the Liberty Flames men's basketball team, a NCAA Division 1 college basketball team that ...more

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Jim Mecir is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Baseball player
James Jason Mecir is an American former baseball player. He played for five teams in an 11-year career, and retired from the Florida Marlins in 2005. He was a right-handed pitcher. Mecir is ...more

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Sterling Watson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Sterling Watson Writer
Sterling Watson, M.A., University of Florida, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing, Co-director of Writers in Paradise, and Director of the Writing Workshop at Eckerd College in St. ...more

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Hank Green is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Television producer, Educator, Entrepreneur
William Henry "Hank" Green II is an American entrepreneur, musician, and vlogger, known for his YouTube channel VlogBrothers, where he and his brother, John Green, regularly upload ...more

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James W. Pennebaker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Professor, Psychologist
James W. Pennebaker is an American social psychologist. He is the Centennial Liberal Arts Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Academy of ...more

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Aaron D. O'Connell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Aaron D. O'Connell
Aaron Douglas O'Connell is an American experimental quantum physicist. While working under Andrew N. Cleland and John M. Martinis at the University of California, Santa Barbara, he created the ...more

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Brett Reed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Brett Reed Basketball Coach, Coach
Brett Reed is the current head coach for the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks.

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Christa Calamas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Christa Calamas
Christa Calamas is a Florida lawyer. She was the former Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. She was appointed by Jeb Bush. She also served as Assistant General ...more

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Sandra Mortham is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Sandra Mortham
Sandra Mortham, also known as Sandra Barringer, was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on January 4, 1951.

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Jeffrey J. Berger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Jeffrey J. Berger
Jeffrey J. Berger is an American Democrat politician in the state of Connecticut, representing the 73rd district in the Connecticut House of Representatives.

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Michael P. Hein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Michael P. Hein
Michael P. Hein is the 1st and current County Executive of Ulster County, having been elected on November 4, 2008. Prior to the creation of this position, the 2008 ratification by referendum of ...more

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Stephen Updegraff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Stephen Updegraff
Stephen Updegraff, M.D., FACS is an American refractive surgeon best known for his early involvement in, and contributions to, LASIK. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a ...more

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Damone Morris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Eckerd College Alumni
Damone Morris
Damone Morris is an American professional basketball player for the Albany Legends of the IBL.