Company: Santa Fe College
Location: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Bruce Tucker, Professor at Santa Fe College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of education.
Dedicated to teaching others, Dr. Tucker has spent significant time at Santa Fe College, working as a professor, coordinator of the Sante Fe college leadership institute and director of the student development programs. In preparation for his influential career, Dr. Tucker earned a Bachelor of Arts in education from Marshall University in 1974 and a Master of Divinity in ministry form the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL, in 1982. Furthermore, he received a Doctor of Philosophy in instructional research and development from Purdue University in 1988 and a Master of Arts in Christian ministry from the International School of Theology in San Bernardino, CA, in 1989. Many of Dr. Tucker’s family members have been educators, inspiring him to enter the field of education. Though he is actively involved in Christianity, Dr. Tucker used to be resolutely atheist until he had a conversion experience while studying at Marshall University, inspiring to pursue religious education.
Recognized for his success, Dr. Tucker has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, has held membership with the National Society of Performance and Instruction and has been named Faculty of the Year by the Santa Fe College Athletic Program from 2010 to 2012. Sharing his knowledge with others, Dr. Tucker has authored several works including, but not limited to, “Twisting the Truth,” “Oneness Pentecostal Churches,” and “Concise Answers to Complex Questions.” Dr. Tucker has had much success and considers earning a Doctor of Philosophy to be a major life accomplishment, as was earning a black belt in karate with his two sons. A man of moral integrity and kindness, Dr. Tucker is goal-driven and has appreciated the support of his family and friends. He discovered that one’s professional life can fluctuate and the constant love from his family is essential in weathering any of life’s obstacles. Dr. Tucker remains especially grateful for his wife of 40 years, Margaret Tucker. The two met in college and created a beautiful, godly marriage, raising their three children, Christopher, Philip and Jennifer with grace and love. The couple accomplished much together and Dr. Tucker has enjoyed every moment he spent with her, missing her dearly since her passing.
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