[USA], May 12 (ANI): Justin Timberlake along with Missy Elliot and composer Alex Lacamoire received honorary doctorates
from Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Deakin Honorary Doctorates
program recognizes eminent individuals who have made an inspiring or significant and sustained contribution to the community aligned to the University's objectives.
The university also conferred Honorary Doctorates
of Letters on her fellow band members Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergal Lawler.
The school offers honorary doctorates
such as Doctor of Divinity, Ph.D.
He was one of six people to receive honorary doctorates
during the week at the university's Queensgate campus.
Last week, Aston University celebrated the graduation of 500 of its postgraduate students as well as recognised the contributions of leading figures across the world by awarding honorary doctorates
to four key individuals.
The university awarded three honorary doctorates
at that ceremony to Munib Masri an international businessman; Donna E.
"It's also a privilege to join such internationally recognised individuals who have received Honorary Doctorates
from the University - all of whom have contributed a great deal to their respective fields.
While he has received similar honorary doctorates
from top international institutions around the world, Jamia Millia Islamia would have been the first Indian university to confer one on him.
Both Wendy and Alun received Honorary Doctorates
of Arts for their outstanding contribution to television and film.
The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town and former chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa, is one of four people who are to receive honorary doctorates
at a special ceremony at the university next month.
Dr Kalam already has 32 honorary doctorates
awarded by universities in India and other counties.