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Jill Scott to receive honorary doctorate degree

6/12/2014 WENN
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Jill Scott is set to receive an honorary doctorate from her alma mater Temple University.

The singer-actress will be feted with a Doctor of Humane Letters on Thursday in Philadelphia, Penn.

School president Neil D. Theobald says, "(Her) values and achievements embody the mission and ideas of the university."

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Scott studied secondary education at Temple before dropping out because of financial constraints.

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