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Stevie Wonder Receives Honorary Doctorate From Fordham University


FILE-Stevie Wonder performs live at the “House Full of Toys 22nd Annual Benefit Concert” press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP) Stevie Wonder got an honorary doctorate at Fordham University’s commencement on Saturday (May 20) and gave a speech. The University praised Wonder’s music and humanitarian work over the years. “I truly am honored, and I can’t say that enough,” shared the now Dr. Stevie Wonder after receiving the honor. After being greeted with a standing ovation, Wonder shared with the class of 2023: “As much as I want to thank you and everyone, we all must know that our work has just begun,” he added. “In the world, we’re living in now, there’s so much work to be done.”

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