martin sheen

martin sheen

Martin Sheen Receives Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from the University of Dayton

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On May 3, 2015, Ramon Estévez, better known as Martin Sheen, was honored with an honorary doctor of humane letters degree for his lifelong commitment to peace, social justice and human rights exemplifying the Catholic, Marianist mission of the University of Dayton. Mr. Estévez has used his celebrity status to be a voice for the voiceless, and in the Marianist educational tradition, he leads through service to others. He has spoken out against war, abortion, genocide and capital punishment. Among the causes he supports are environmental sustainability, workers rights and human rights.