Presentation of Honorary Degree to Pearl Harbor Veteran Postponed

 

*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***

AMHERST, Mass. – Because of unforeseen events, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has postponed the awarding of an honorary degree to alumnus and Amherst native Leonard Gardner, 96, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

It is hoped that the award ceremony can be rescheduled in the spring.