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83-year-old earns master’s degree from Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University says 83-year-old Frank Steinkruger earned his Masters in Business...
Francis Marion University says 83-year-old Frank Steinkruger earned his Masters in Business Administration degree Friday.(Francis Marion University)
Updated: May. 7, 2021 at 10:30 PM EDT
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FLORENCE, S.C. (WMBF) - A recent Pee Dee graduate is proof that you’re never too old to pursue a college degree.

Francis Marion University shared the story of 83-year-old Frank Steinkruger on its Facebook page on Friday.

The school says Steinkruger, a former DuPont engineer, earned his Masters of Business Administration degree and walked with honors during the school’s spring commencement.

Earning a Masters degree at 83-years-old? That was no problem for Frank Steinkruger. The 83-year-old, former DuPont...

Posted by Francis Marion University on Friday, May 7, 2021

FMU says Steinkruger now plans to volunteer with SCORE, a nonprofit aimed at helping small businesses through mentoring and support programs.

A SCORE program was recently established in Florence, pairing retired or experienced entrepreneurs with new or longtime business owners to provide advice, resources and no-cost training.

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