Trinity College of Florida’s 2010 Commencement Exercises will be held Saturday, May 8th at the First Baptist Church of New Port Richey’s main sanctuary. The graduation ceremony will begin at 10:00 am with doors opening at 9:00 am. Guests of the graduates are encouraged to arrive early to ensure seating is available.
6800 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, Florida 34653
Richard A. Swenson, M.D.
Futurist, Physician, Researcher, Author, Educator
This year’s commencement speaker is Richard A. Swenson, M.D. Dr. Swenson is a physician-futurist, best-selling author, and award-winning educator. He received his B.S. in physics from Denison University and his M.D. from the University of Illinois School of Medicine. Following five years of private practice, in 1982 Dr. Swenson accepted a teaching position as Associate Clinical Professor with the University of Wisconsin Medical School-Department of Family Medicine where he taught for fifteen years. As a physician, his current focus is cultural medicine, researching the intersection of health and culture. As a futurist, his emphasis is fourfold: the future of the world system, western culture, faith, and healthcare.
Dr. Swenson has traveled to over fifty countries, including a year of study in Europe and medical work in developing countries. His emphasis in medicine and futurism is both global and broadly integrative. He has presented widely, including national and international settings, to a wide variety of career, professional, educational, medical, governmental, and management groups, most major church denominations, members of the United Nations, NASA, Congress, and the Pentagon.
Located on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida, Trinity College of Florida, has been known for over seventy-five years for the very best in Christian higher education. Named Best Buy in private colleges and universities in the continental U.S. by Consumers Digest Magazine, Trinity College of Florida remains a premier institution for students seeking four and two year degrees. The College’s preparation involves state-of-the-art classroom training, career advancement, community service, internships, and personal support from fellow students, faculty, and staff. With alumni serving around the world in the areas of ministry, economic relief, business, education, government, human services, and communications, Trinity College of Florida is committed to impacting humanity.