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(Providence Journal)   Fake university revokes fake degrees given to fake lawyer and fake patriot   (providencejournal.com) divider line
    More: Spiffy, Academic degree, Honorary degree, honorary degrees, Rudy Giuliani, recommendations of the honorary degree committee, Mayor of New York City, Doctor of Letters, University of Rhode Island Board of Trustees  
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3075 clicks; posted to Politics » on 21 Jan 2022 at 7:20 PM (17 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-01-21 1:48:02 PM  
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2022-01-21 2:08:22 PM  
I don't get the whole "honorary degree" thing.
 
2022-01-21 2:16:42 PM  

Mugato: I don't get the whole "honorary degree" thing.


PR for the school. How else is Kingston JC going to get their name in the news?

The problem with celebrity endorsers, tho, is ...
 
2022-01-21 2:42:41 PM  
"Fake University?" It's not the Sally Struthers Second Floor VCR Repair Institute, subby. It's not Ivy League, but it's a functional, serviceable, state-run land grant institution.

Which only adds to the WTF for Giuliani. Flynn completed undergrad there, so that makes the slightest bit more sense (though the whole honorary degree concept is whack).
 
2022-01-21 3:08:54 PM  
That's actually a pretty big deal... he's still got clout around here.

I love this and I'm proud of them for doing it!
 
2022-01-21 7:22:05 PM  
One might even say that You can now measure "degrees rescinded from conspiracy theorists" in Rhode Islands.
 
2022-01-21 7:22:21 PM  

Mugato: I don't get the whole "honorary degree" thing.


donate a ton of money they will give you a fake degree.
 
2022-01-21 7:23:24 PM  
Go Rams
(yourself in the anus with a hot fireplace poker)
 
2022-01-21 7:28:00 PM  
It's like, the very next thread down in the politics tab already.  That is a quick repeat.
 
2022-01-21 7:30:10 PM  
It's university of Rhode island, subby, not the trump university you got your GED from.
 
2022-01-21 7:30:14 PM  

slobberbone: Mugato: I don't get the whole "honorary degree" thing.

PR for the school. How else is Kingston JC going to get their name in the news?

The problem with celebrity endorsers, tho, is ...


It typically comes back to bite them in the ass as well, as does allowing people to "buy" buildings, or naming them after people.

Bill Cosby had several honorary degrees.
Farkerburg has an honorary degree
Now these chucklefarks
I know there are several others that have been revoked lately, buildings renamed, statues removed...

/Ohio U had to remove Roger Ailes  name from a building after naming it after him after he donated $500k
//until then never knew he was an Alumnus
///I was never in that building, but I feel like I need a shower now
 
2022-01-21 7:37:53 PM  
Woah, the rare Rhode Island trifecta is now in play. C'mon you 3,144 km^2 tiny bit of land mass called a state this is your time to shine! *rolls dice*
 
2022-01-21 7:38:12 PM  
See everyone???  Something is happening!!!
 
2022-01-21 7:42:49 PM  

GanjSmokr: See everyone???  Something is happening!!!


It's the little wind (very little).
 
2022-01-21 7:44:07 PM  
All you Eeyores and Veruca Salts can go eat crow now. We're finally seeing justice being served to these depraved criminals!
 
2022-01-21 7:44:09 PM  

Jack Sabbath: It's like, the very next thread down in the politics tab already.  That is a quick repeat.


Shhhhhhh. The modminnies are combing Twitter and can't be bothered.
 
2022-01-21 7:44:13 PM  
You know what would solve these awkward Honorary Degrees that seem to be happening with increasing frequency?  Stop giving honorary degrees. Either someone does the work for a degree or they don't.
 
2022-01-21 7:46:15 PM  

Weatherkiss: All you Eeyores and Veruca Salts can go eat crow now


Can I least eat Veruca Salt? Not in a cannibal way
 
2022-01-21 7:48:36 PM  
I just want to say, I have no responsibility for creating this headline and calling the South County Cow College a "fake university."
 
2022-01-21 7:59:58 PM  
Am sure Giuliano and Flynn are devastated. Actually considering how vain they are, they might actually be devastated.
 
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2022-01-21 8:20:06 PM  
I doubt that URI is a real university, I've never seen their football team ranked.
 
2022-01-21 8:40:34 PM  

slobberbone: Mugato: I don't get the whole "honorary degree" thing.

PR for the school. How else is Kingston JC going to get their name in the news?

The problem with celebrity endorsers, tho, is ...


Is that they might do something to embarrass the school?

"Bill Cosby has received 72 honorary degrees in recognition of his career in acting and comedy. 62 of these have since been revoked."
 
2022-01-21 8:46:18 PM  

WGJ: I doubt that URI is a real university, I've never seen their football team ranked.


Well, seeing as they've lost 160 more games than they've won all-time, had four winning seasons in the past 25 (and one of those was going 2-1 in 2020) and like 13 in the past 50, I can't imagine why....
 
2022-01-21 8:50:13 PM  

Mugato: Can I least eat Veruca Salt? Not in a cannibal way


I try to rock her in my cradle, I try to knock her out.

I try to cram her back in my mouth. Yeah.

Can't fight the Seether.

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2022-01-21 10:42:45 PM  

Mugato: I don't get the whole "honorary degree" thing.


Narcissistic farkwits demand to be recognized and 'honored', and it's not just honorary degrees.  Back in the day it was fake aristocratic titles and military ranks.
 
2022-01-21 11:12:10 PM  

beezeltown: "Fake University?" It's not the Sally Struthers Second Floor VCR Repair Institute, subby. It's not Ivy League, but it's a functional, serviceable, state-run land grant institution.

Which only adds to the WTF for Giuliani. Flynn completed undergrad there, so that makes the slightest bit more sense (though the whole honorary degree concept is whack).


Why would they give him an honorary degree when he had an actual one?
 
2022-01-21 11:13:58 PM  
I'm just a little jazzed Rhode Island finally has a university, they have a helluva time what with the "unit of land-area" baggage.
 
2022-01-22 1:23:39 AM  
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"Rhode Island is neither a road nor an island... discuss amongst yaselves..."
 
2022-01-22 2:48:27 AM  
I got a degree in Practical Witchcraft. Now I have the power to make people stare at me when I cast spells, and I can use an incantation ro summon the police while standing nude on a street corner.
 
2022-01-22 9:59:06 AM  
Dr John Cooper Clarke received his honorary doctorate of arts from a real university, Salford in the North of England.
I present one of his better known works in honour of these unworthy graduates.
Twat - John Cooper Clarke
Youtube vsy7yLyj5SI
 
2022-01-22 10:37:12 AM  

WGJ: I doubt that URI is a real university, I've never seen their football team ranked.


Then you've never seen them play. They are ranked -43,675
 
2022-01-22 11:24:08 AM  

Natalie Portmanteau: beezeltown: "Fake University?" It's not the Sally Struthers Second Floor VCR Repair Institute, subby. It's not Ivy League, but it's a functional, serviceable, state-run land grant institution.

Which only adds to the WTF for Giuliani. Flynn completed undergrad there, so that makes the slightest bit more sense (though the whole honorary degree concept is whack).

Why would they give him an honorary degree when he had an actual one?


Honorary doctorate.
 
2022-01-22 11:33:59 AM  

beezeltown: Natalie Portmanteau: beezeltown: "Fake University?" It's not the Sally Struthers Second Floor VCR Repair Institute, subby. It's not Ivy League, but it's a functional, serviceable, state-run land grant institution.

Which only adds to the WTF for Giuliani. Flynn completed undergrad there, so that makes the slightest bit more sense (though the whole honorary degree concept is whack).

Why would they give him an honorary degree when he had an actual one?

Honorary doctorate.


Oh. Duh.
 
2022-01-22 1:08:41 PM  

Natalie Portmanteau: beezeltown: Natalie Portmanteau: beezeltown: "Fake University?" It's not the Sally Struthers Second Floor VCR Repair Institute, subby. It's not Ivy League, but it's a functional, serviceable, state-run land grant institution.

Which only adds to the WTF for Giuliani. Flynn completed undergrad there, so that makes the slightest bit more sense (though the whole honorary degree concept is whack).

Why would they give him an honorary degree when he had an actual one?

Honorary doctorate.

Oh. Duh.


Still a fake degree...doctorate, masters, who cares...
 
2022-01-22 3:08:40 PM  

FriarReb98: I just want to say, I have no responsibility for creating this headline and calling the South County Cow College a "fake university."


Hey now!
I happen to hold a degree from this fake university!  😁

(About to start my masters from the cow college too!)
 
2022-01-22 6:08:00 PM  

ProcrastinationStation: FriarReb98: I just want to say, I have no responsibility for creating this headline and calling the South County Cow College a "fake university."

Hey now!
I happen to hold a degree from this fake university!  😁

(About to start my masters from the cow college too!)


Several of my closest friends are alumni, so I do enjoy teasing y'all.... :P
 
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