Thomas graduates from Florida A&M University


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Amber Thomas of Lake Elsinore graduated from the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities at Florida A&M University during the Dec. 13-14 commencement exercises.

Thomas was among more than 600 students who received degrees.

Florida A&M University fall commencement speaker was Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, Ph.D., who wove many stories of the personal and the professional as she exhorted graduates to make use of the opportunities their degrees will bring.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, founded Oct. 3, 1887, began classes with 15 students and two instructors. Today, the university is one of 12 institutions in Florida’s State University System and has more than 10,000 students.

Florida A&M University offers 54 bachelor’s degrees, 29 master’s degrees, 12 doctoral degrees and three professional degrees. The three professional degrees include the Doctor of Jurisprudence, Doctor of Pharmacy and the Doctor of Physical Therapy. The 12 doctoral degree programs include 11 doctoral degrees and one Doctor of Public Health. For more information, visit

Submitted by Florida A&M University.