Manor College in Jenkintown is awarding its first every honorary degree to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during its commencement ceremonies in May. Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Philadelphia Iryna Mazur will accept the degree on his behalf.
Founded by a group of Ukrainian women over 75 years ago, Manor will award Zelensky an honorary doctorate of humane letters. This degree is awarded to those who have distinguished themselves through humanitarian and philanthropic contributions to society.
Other colleges awarding Zelensky honorary degrees are: Alvernia University and Chatham University, both in Pennsylvania; Alfred University, Bard College, Canisius College, Hilbert College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Keuka College, Le Moyne College, Rochester Institute of Technology and Utica University, all in New York state; Adrian College in Michigan; Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina; and Shenandoah University and Virginia Wesleyan University, both in Virginia.
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