Elizabeth Swanson isn’t happy. Her students are singing a choir favorite, and their pitch is perfect, the harmonies in sync. But they aren’t feeling it. Worse, they aren’t believing it. “Okay, okay, let’s hit the pause button,” the director of the Nyack College Chorale says while waving her conductor’s hand in the practice room in […]

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Lecrae became Dr. Lecrae Moore this week when Canada Christian College awarded him an honorary doctorate of music degree at a stop in Toronto on the Higher Learning Tour.  History was made when Canada Christian College gave Lecrea the youngest recipient for an honorary degree from the Christian College. The honors were presented to him […]


Venus Williams can now add college graduate to her impressive list of accomplishments. The former World No. 1 tennis player and sister to the reigning champ received her IU diploma, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University East on August 14.  ‘I’ve learned so much,’ 35-year-old Williams said in an IUE press […]

CLEVELAND— She’s known as the Queen of Soul to millions of fans across the world for her singing, but now, Aretha Franklin can add something else to her resume: Doctor. Well, not a real doctor, but Ms. Franklin will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree from Case Western Reserve University on November 5 […]