Home ShowBiz Rihanna To Receive An Honorary Degree From The University Of The West...

Rihanna To Receive An Honorary Degree From The University Of The West Indies


American pop star, Rihanna will be awarded an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI)

The singer and entrepreneur will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters given to persons “who made substantial contributions to the Caribbean and the wider world” at a ceremony scheduled for October 20 at the Cave Hill Campus.

The 30-year-old will be receiving the honorary degree alongside two others, The Honourable Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders and Professor Ebenezer Oduru Owusu who will be awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws and Doctor of Sciences respectively.

Last year, Rihanna was also honoured with the prestigious Humanitarian of the Year Award for various humanitarian contributions including building a state-of-the-art center for oncology and nuclear medicine to diagnose and treat breast cancer in her home nation of Barbados.

Subscribe to TN Daily!

Follow us on twitter @topnaija.

Copyright 2017 TopNaija.ng. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.topnaija.ng as the source.
Previous articleSyrian First Lady Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
Next articleReal Madrid, Chelsea Finally Agree Deals For Courtois, Kovacic


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.