Who knew when a little bundle of love was born on March 25, 1942 in Memphis, TN that she'd one day become the Queen of Soul??
She'd also become an honorary graduate from Princeton University with a doctorate!
It's true! Aretha Franklin was one of the six people to receive an honorary degree from the Ivy League university.
Stephen Oxman, the university's orator and trustee, presented the honor with great enthusiasm:
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He shall be known from here on out as Dr. Shaquille O'Neal, Ed.D!
The basketball superstar has been taking courses for over four years at Barry University in Organizational Learning and Leadership, and now, after 16 courses, 54 credit hours and a 3.8 GPA, he has officially graduated, and was surrounded by his loved ones and family during the ceremony, which took place yesterday in Miami, Florida!
Ch-ch-check out photos from the event (above and below)!
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No, this isn't one of those honorary degrees or anything.
Shaquille O'Neal, usually known as
Kazaam Shaq the NBA superstar, will now have a new title… Dr. Shaq.
Instead of just throwing the word "doctor" in front of his name and becoming a rapper (again) he actually has been taking graduate classes at Barry University in Miami Shores.
He's been taking the classes for more than four years now, including one-on-one class sessions while traveling around the country.
He recently successfully defended his dissertation after taking
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After battling breast cancer herself, Kylie Minogue put in a lot of hard work promoting the awareness and research of the disease.
Anglia Ruskin University recognized her dedication, and they awarded her with an honorary Doctorate of Health Sciences.
Grateful and smiling, Kylie told the graduating class of 220:
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