PARSIPPANY — Jessica Brennan, of Lake Hiawatha, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration during commencement exercises August 5, 2016, at Coastal Carolina University.
Brennan was among 360 candidates for graduation at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus.
Speaker Robert Young congratulated the class for being the ‘first CCU students ever to graduate from the number one university in the nation,’ referencing the national College World Series baseball title CCU won on June 30.
Young is professor of marine science and director of undergraduate research at CCU.
Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, S.C. The University offers 69 undergraduate areas of study, 18 master’s degree programs, a doctoral program in marine science, and two educational specialist degrees.
More than 10,000 students from across the country and the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 180 student clubs and organizations.
Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993.
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