Georgia State University will be thanking Ludacris for his efforts to give back to GSU students by rewarding the Southern rap king with an honorary degree at the school’s upcoming spring commencement ceremony.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota will award the late rock star Prince an honorary degree to recognize his influence on music and his role in shaping his hometown of Minneapolis. University President Eric Kaler and Regent Darrin Rosha will present the school’s highest honor, the Doctorate of Humane Letters, to Prince’s sister, Tyka […]

International chart-topper, fashion icon and businesswoman, Rihanna, will be honored with an honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill (UWI). According to UWI Campus’ website. The ceremony is scheduled for October 20, at the Cave Hill Campus. This will be the second time the Bajan songstress will receive an award from […]

CINCINNATI (AP) — University of Cincinnati trustees have revoked Bill Cosby‘s honorary degree. The trustees on Tuesday unanimously approved revoking Cosby’s 2001 honorary doctor of humane letters degree. The trustees say they “abhor sexual violence” and university President Neville Pinto echoed that in a statement expressing support for survivors of sexual assault. The school joins […]

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale is rescinding the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby, joining numerous other universities in revoking honors following the comedian’s sexual assault conviction. Yale announced Tuesday that the university’s board of trustees had voted to rescind the honorary degree it awarded Cosby in 2003. The school says it’s committed to […]

In light of comedian Bill Cosby being convicted of sexual assault against Andrea Constand in 2004, his alma mater Temple University has revoked his honorary degree according to CBS Philadelphia. First receiving the degree in 2001, the university watched this 2018 trial very closely. And in a statement released to the public, Temple University stated, “Today […]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A former president and the Queen of Soul have received honorary degrees from Harvard University. George H.W. Bush, Aretha Franklin, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and five others were honored at Thursday’s commencement. Harvard President Drew Faust poked fun at the 89-year-old Bush’s Yale University credentials, saying his “cap was […]

A group of Rutgers University students have taken their stand against Condoleezza Rice being their commencement speaker to the next level. Fifty or so of them have staged a sit-in at an administrative building on the New Brunswick, N.J., campus, reports. They are carrying signs with slogans like “No Honor for War Criminals” and […]

  Miss Kerry Washington‘s year just continues to get better! The “Scandal” star was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree today from her Alma Mater George Washington University.…