honorary doctorate

Viola Davis Recognized With Honorary Doctorate from the University of Rhode Island

During the ceremony, the EGOT winner also delivered an electrifying commencement address to the school's College of Arts and Sciences class.

Sheryl Lee Ralph Delivers A Commencement Speech To Rutgers University Graduating Class And Receives Honorary Degree

The actress was the youngest woman to graduate from the college in 1972.

Stormzy Accepts Honorary Degree From University Of Exeter

The rapper also delivers a very heartwarming speech to the graduating class.

Angela Bassett ‘Happy And Humbled’ By Honorary Doctorate From Old Dominion University

The ‘Black Panther' actress also gave a keynote speech at the ceremony on May 6.

Taraji P. Henson Receives Honorary Doctorate From Alma Mater Howard University

She also served as the commencement speaker for the May 7 graduation.

Tracee Ellis Ross Gets Honorary Doctorate from Brown University

Black-ish star wears a cap and gown for her alma mater.

Common Receives Honorary Doctorate From Winston-Salem

"This is one of the best days of my life," he says.

Kanye West to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Art Institute

Graduation MC gets his dream degree from Chicago school.

Aretha Franklin Receives Honorary Degree From Harvard University

Queen of Soul gets doctorate of arts from Ivy league school.

Debra Lee Receives Honorary Degree from Brown University

BET's Chairman and CEO to receive doctorate from alma mater.