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Domingo to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Domingo to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Starting next month, you’ll be able to call Plácido Domingo a doctor. The 73-year-old Spanish tenor and conductor/musical director will receive an honorary doctorate degree from Berklee College of Music at its international campus in Valencia,...

Mar 23, 14 • EducationNo Comments »
Palacio to Release

Palacio to Release “Wonder” Companion Book “365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts”

R.J. Palacio is bringing a little more wonder to the world… The Latina writer, whose real name is Raquel Jaramillo, will release a companion book to her hit kids’ novel Wonder, which centers on a fifth grader with a facial deformity. Random...

Feb 13, 14 • EducationNo Comments »
Mana's Vallín to Open Guitar School in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Mana’s Vallín to Open Guitar School in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Sergio Vallín is helping educate the next generation of guitarists… For the past 18 months, the 40-year-old Mexican musician and lead guitarist of Maná has been working hard to build a guitar school in his hometown of Aguascalientes, Mexico....

Dec 30, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Garcia to Receive Honorary Doctorate from National University of San Martin

Garcia to Receive Honorary Doctorate from National University of San Martin

Charly Garcia will be rockin’ the halls of National University of San Martin soon… Next week, the 62-year-old Argentine rock singer-songwriter will receive an honorary doctorate in recognition of “his inestimable contribution to music and...

Dec 14, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Sanz Receives Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Sanz Receives Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

There’s a doctor in the house… And, his name is Alejandro Sanz. The 44-year-old Spanish singer has received an honorary doctorate degree from one of the world’s foremost institutions devoted to his craft. Sanz accepted the honor from...

Nov 6, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Pitbull Opening Sports Leadership Charter School in Miami

Pitbull Opening Sports Leadership Charter School in Miami

Pitbull is giving children in his old stomping grounds a slammin’ opportunity… The 32-year-old Cuban American rap superstar has announced plans to open SLAM, or the Sports Leadership and Management School in Little Havana, the Miami neighborhood...

Aug 18, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Sanz to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Sanz to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee College of Music

Alejandro Sanz is preparing for a little pomp and circumstance… The 44-year-old Spanish singer-songwriter, a 15-time Latin Grammy winner, will receive an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music on November 6, 2013. Sanz...

Jul 31, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Longoria Receives Master's Degree in Chicano Studies

Longoria Receives Master’s Degree in Chicano Studies

Eva Longoria is a master Chicana…. The 38-year-old Mexican American actress graduated this week with a Master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge. The former Desperate Housewives star, who is serving as an...

May 25, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Pitbull to Perform on

Pitbull to Perform on “The Real Change Project: Artists for Education” Special

Pitbull will be singing for real change… The 32-year-old Cuban American rap superstar will appear in the upcoming one-hour television charity special, The Real Change Project: Artists for Education, according to The Hollywood Reporter.   The...

Apr 4, 13 • EducationNo Comments »
Quezada Running for School Board in Albuquerque

Quezada Running for School Board in Albuquerque

He’s been Breaking Bad on television for five seasons… But now Steven Michael Quezada will bebreaking down barriers to education in New Mexico. The 49-year-old actor, who stars as DEA agent Steven Gomez on AMC’s Emmy-winning series Breaking...

Jan 15, 13 • EducationNo Comments »