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Shinagel awarded honorary degree

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The Academic Board of Universidad Alta Direccion (Panama) voted to award a doctoral degree honoris causa to Michael Shinagel, dean of Continuing Education and University Extension, in recognition of his “outstanding job in educating executives all over Central and South America.” Hailed as “a remarkable educator,” Shinagel received his diploma from the Universidad Alta Direccion President Ricardo Greco, at a special awarding ceremony held Aug. 20 in Cambridge, Mass.

In 2000, Shinagel was awarded a degree of doctor honoris causa from the International University of Ecuador for his contributions to professional continuing education, and in 2003, he received the degree of doctor honoris causa from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa in Buenos Aires, awarded in recognition of Shinagel’s long and distinguished career in continuing higher education.