FCU bestows honorary degree to Pacquiao

By: Felipe V. Celino

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Senator Manny Pacquiao received the honorary degree of Doctor in Humanities (Honoris Causa) from the Filamer Christian University (FCU).

The awarding of the honorary degree was held during the school’s commencement exercises Friday afternoon, May 17, where Pacquiao was the guest speaker.

Dr. Minnie Panaguiton Chan, FCU Vice President for Academic Affairs, said the honorary degree was based on the senator’s charitable acts.

Aside from Pacquiao, the same honorary degree was also bestowed to Dr. Sharon Rose Ruiz Lorendez in the field of teaching and religion.