Greenville College Bestows Honorary Degrees
The 109th commencement ceremonies at Greenville College last weekend, May 19-20,  brought a sense of completion in more ways than one. There was the usual feeling of closure for graduates and parents that comes with earning a college degree, but there were other significant milestones as well.
Greenville College, the birthplace of the wildly popular Christian music band Jars of Clay, took the unusual action last weekend of granting honorary bachelor's degrees to its most famous dropouts. President V. James Mannoia, Jr. presented honorary Bachelor of Creative Arts degrees to the four members of Jars of Clay, Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Steve Mason, and Matt Odmark.
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