Ted, are you here? Shaq earns doctoral degree, is now Dr. O'Neal

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  1. Magnificent Mr. Hole

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    Some how or another, between his NBA, movie and rap careers, Shaq found the time to complete multiple degree progams over the past 10-15 years. This past weekend, he attended his commencement ceremony at Barry University, with his girlfriend Hoopz by his side, and accepted a doctoral degree in Education with emphasis on Organizational Learning and Leadership and Human Resources. While on stage, he stooped to one knee so that his professor could place a hood around his neck and then he reportedly swept the professor up off his feet like Tarzan in front of the cheering crowd.





    This is truly motivating and proves that you can do anything you set your mind to! Over the past few years, Shaq’s schedule became so hectic that he had to fly his professors to him for one-on-one sessions which took place in various states at his expense. Back in 1992, Shaq left college early to enter the NBA Draft but returned a few years later to Louisiana State University and earned his bachelor’s degree in General Studies as a promise to his mother. He eventually earned an MBA through the University of Phoenix online degree program before enrolling in Barry’s doctoral program. Although some folks will wonder if Shaq took the easy route out and paid for an honorary degree, he says that is not the case:

    Everyone thinks this is honorary. But this is not honorary. I put in four and a half hard years staying up late at night, studying, reading, rewriting papers Dr. Kopp marked up.
    His mom also added:

    I’m proud because I know he earned that title,†Lucille O’Neal said. “With all the money he’s got, he could have [paid for an honorary degree]. But he didn’t. And now I get to call him Dr. O’Neal.

    Another Barry University graduate that was in attendance at the ceremony voiced how much he admired Shaq for proving that education does not stop:

    “What he did just shows education doesn’t stop. He’s already been successful and has decided to take his career another step forward. As a millionaire athlete he could probably not do anything, just relax, retire. But he still wants more. I admire that. We all admire that.â€

    Meanwhile, Shaq isn’t done learning yet. He is thinking about going to law school next:
    The work was very rigorous, but very enjoyable. And I’m not done. I think I’m going to try law school next. I’m thinking about it. We’ll see.

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  2. Mur

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    He smarter than he looks. :c
     
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    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    Officer Shaq.
     
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    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter. VIP

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    i bet he barrys his cock in that lil light skinded ho.
     
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    :lol: my first thought.

    He's the 12 year old girl he size of an oak tree... :rofl:

    but congrats. however he did it. He is setting a great example for the ghetto youth. :afro:
     
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    Kobe....How does my Ph.D. taste?
     
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    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    Berty!!!!!!!!!! One of my favorite posters. :woot:
     
  8. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

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    Hi Mr. Hole.

    I hate Shaq, but it's nice to see him earn his doctorate.
     
  9. Avery

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    Barry U. Avg SAT:


    Critical Reading Middle 50%:

    440 - 520

    Math Middle 50%:

    420 - 520

    :rolleye:
     
  10. Magnificent Mr. Hole

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    Ted, I know you hate him. :giggle: :hw:
     
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    Not all bleak atheleats are studip. :coffee:
     
  12. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

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    That chuckle head Schmoopy will be here tomorrow to give me my daily negative rep and try to figure out a way to crowbar some lame Shaq gif in this thread, so I'll leave this message in advance: Kiss my fat nuts, you doughy-built fag.
     
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  14. PLZ callmeTED

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    Close enough. :2up:
     
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    I'm proud of him.

    I think it's really cool.

    "goo for him." :wigtip: