Honorary Degree Recipients
Dr. Geraldine Bednash
Dr. Geraldine Bednash is one of the foremost advocates for nursing education in the country, serving as executive director and chief executive officer of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), the only national organization dedicated exclusively to furthering nursing education in America's universities and four-year colleges.
Fran Froehlich is cofounder and director of the Boston-based umbrella group Community Works, which supports social justice member organizations through partnerships with local businesses. Froehlich has worked on behalf of social issues such as hunger, homelessness, healthcare, and civil rights for more than 30 years.
Dr. Carol Tavris
Dr. Carol Tavris is a noted author, scholar, and lecturer who specializes in promoting the importance of critical and scientific thinking about issues in psychology. Her latest book, Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me), written with Dr. Elliot Aronson, has received critical praise and has been translated into 13 languages.
Reverend Gloria E. White-Hammond, M.D.
Rev. Gloria E. White-Hammond, M.D. is a respected human rights advocate and community activist whose work has focused on inner city Boston and Africa. Rev. White-Hammond is co-pastor of Bethel AME Church in Boston, a retired pediatrician, and founder of Do the Right Thing, a church-based creative writing/mentoring program for African-American teen girls in Boston.