List of honors and awards received by Barack Obama

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The following is a list of accolades and honors conferred upon the 44th U.S. President, Barack Obama.

Honorary Degrees[edit]

State Date School Degree
 Illinois June 4, 2005 Knox College Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[1][2]
 Massachusetts June 2, 2006 University of Massachusetts Boston Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[3]
 Illinois June 16, 2006 Northwestern University Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[4]
 Louisiana August 13, 2006 Xavier University of Louisiana Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[5]
 District of Columbia May 12, 2007 Howard University Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[6]
 New Hampshire May 19, 2007 Southern New Hampshire University Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[7]
 Connecticut May 25, 2008 Wesleyan University Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[8][9]
 Indiana May 17, 2009 University of Notre Dame Doctor of Laws (LL.D) [10][11]
 Michigan May 1, 2010 University of Michigan Doctor of Laws (LL.D) [12]
 Virginia May Hampton University Doctor of Laws (LL.D) [13]
 Ohio May 5, 2013 Ohio State University Doctor of Laws (LL.D) [14]
 Georgia (U.S. state) May 19, 2013 Morehouse College Doctor of Laws (LL.D) [15]
 District of Columbia May 7, 2016 Howard University Doctor of Science (D.Sc)[16][17]
 New Jersey May 15, 2016 Rutgers University Doctor of Laws (LL.D)[18][19]

Awards[edit]

Namesakes[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "University of Massachusetts at Boston Commencement Address".
  4. ^ "Commencement 2006: Sen. Obama to Address Grads". Northwestern University.
  5. ^ "Sen. Obama addresses Xavier graduates". ’’USA Today’’.
  6. ^ https://www.howard.edu/secretary/convocations/recipients-year.htm
  7. ^ "SNHU Commencement with Sen. Barack Obama". Southern New Hampshire University. Archived from the original on 2007-07-04.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  8. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkeSaKZTsHo
  9. ^ "Obama encourages public service in commencement address".
  10. ^ Dame, ENR/PAZ // University Communications: Web // University of Notre. "President Obama to deliver Notre Dame's Commencement address // News // Notre Dame News // University of Notre Dame".
  11. ^ http://commencement.nd.edu/assets/230272/honorary_degrees_archive_by_alpha.pdf
  12. ^ https://president.umich.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/03/Honorary-Degrees-1836-Present.pdf
  13. ^ "Obama Tells HU Grads to be Role Models and Mentors : Hampton University News".
  14. ^ "Honorary Degree - University Awards & Recognition - the Ohio State University".
  15. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e50Tt9qJRQk
  16. ^ https://www.howard.edu/secretary/convocations/recipients-year.htm
  17. ^ "Commencement 2016 Recap | Howard University". www2.howard.edu. Retrieved 2016-05-09.
  18. ^ "Past Rutgers University Honorary Degree Recipients | Page 9 | Office of the Secretary of the University".
  19. ^ "Commencement 2016 | Rutgers University". Retrieved 2016-05-15.
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  21. ^ "Senator Barack Obama Receives Phoenix Award at ALC ’08 Gala Dinner", Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (September 29, 2008), via Archive.org
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  24. ^ "President Receives Transparency Award from Open-Government Coalition". 7 April 2011.
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  28. ^ Cashman, Greer (March 21, 2013). "Peres bestows on Obama the Medal of Distinction". Jerusalem Post.
  29. ^ Grossberg, Josh."USC Shoah Foundation and Steven Spielberg Honor President Barack Obama with Ambassador for Humanity Award", USC Shoah Foundation (May 7, 2014).
  30. ^ Lamothe, Dan. "Obama got the Pentagon’s medal for distinguished public service, and Sarah Palin didn’t like it", Washington Post (January 5, 2017).
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  32. ^ "Former President Barack H. Obama Announced as Recipient of 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award | JFK Library". Archived from the original on 2017-04-08. Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  33. ^ "FIRST Honors President Barack Obama, Commits to Closing STEM Equity Gap". FIRST. 2017-11-08. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
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