Mike Curb Receives Honorary Doctorate At Cal State/Northridge
May 19, 2009 at 10:15 AM (PT)
Congrats to CURB RECORDS Chairman MIKE CURB, who received an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts today (5/19) at CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY/NORTHRIDGE (CSUN).
CURB was given the degree during the commencement ceremonies for the MIKE CURB COLLEGE OF ARTS, MEDIA & COMMUNICATION.
CURB attended college at CSUN as a freshman in the early 1960s, where he spent much of his time in the music department and wrote his first breakthrough hit, "You Meet The Nicest People On A Honda (Go Little Honda). CSUN named their COLLEGE OF ARTS, MEDIA & COMMUNICATION after CURB in 2006.
That same year, he made a $10 million donation to the school, where half was given to the COLLEGE OF ARTS and the other half going toward the current construction of CSUN's VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER.
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