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Steven Curtis Chapman to Receive an Honorary Doctorate from his
Alma Mater, Anderson University

Chapman to give Commencement Speech on May 7




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NEWS SOURCE: The M Collective
May 6, 2011

Tomorrow, music icon and five-time GRAMMY ® Award winner Steven Curtis Chapman will help close out the academic year for Anderson University’s Class of 2011 at their graduation ceremony held on campus in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center.

Chapman will deliver his commencement speech during the afternoon engagement that is set to begin at 3PM EST. In addition, the multi-platinum selling artist and former student of the university, will also receive an honorary doctorate along with other speakers including Rev. Charles Myricks, chief operating development officer for the National Association of the Church of God, and Dr. Beverley Pitts, president of the University of Indianapolis. The event is free and open to the public. Anderson University will offer a live webcast during Commencement starting at 2:45 p.m. EDT. For more information on the graduation event please click here.

For more information on Steven Curtis Chapman, please visit http://www.stevencurtischapman.com/.

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About Steven Curtis Chapman:
Steven Curtis Chapman has sold over ten million records including two RIAA certified platinum albums and eight RIAA certified gold albums. Along with his five GRAMMY awards, Chapman has won an American Music Award, has recorded 45 No. 1 US radio hits and been awarded 56 Dove Awards, more than any other artist to date. Since his recording career began in 1987, Chapman has recorded seventeen projects with Sparrow Records. He has performed at the White House and has appeared on multiple national programs via CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, CMT, FOX News, the Hallmark Channel and E!, including Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Fox&Friends, Huckabee, CBS Sunday Morning, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and more. Chapman and his wife Mary Beth created Show HOPE in 2001 after bringing their first adopted daughter, Shaohannah, home from China. The ministry’s goal is to help families reduce the financial barrier of adoption, and has provided grants to over 2,000 families wishing to adopt orphans from around the world.

For more info on Steven Curtis Chapman, visit the JFH Artists Database.

 

 

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