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Prince Albert receives honorary doctorate in Philadelphia

Prince Albert receives honorary doctorate in Philadelphia

By Staff Writer - May 10, 2018

Photo: F. Nebinger/Palais Princier de Monaco
Photo: F. Nebinger/Palais Princier de Monaco

Continuing his trip to North America, after visiting a number of Canadian cities, Prince Albert travelled on Wednesday, May 9, to Philadelphia, the birthplace of his mother, Princess Grace.

On Wednesday morning, Prince Albert was the special guest of the prestigious Thomas Jefferson University where he was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in “Human Letters” in recognition of his work on environmental issues, especially through his Foundation, and for his support for theatre, dance and film through the work of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA.

 

Photo: F. Nebinger/Palais Princier de Monaco
Photo: F. Nebinger/Palais Princier de Monaco

Prince Albert delivered a speech to nearly two thousand people, including 650 new graduates of the University and their families, stressing the importance of the behaviour of each one of us to better defend our planet.

The Thomas Jefferson University is a university founded in 1824. It specialises in the sciences of medicine and the different fields of health.


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