Congrats Mam Noxolo: Noxolo Grootboom was awarded an honorary doctorate
Noxolo Grootboom was awarded an honorary doctorate
Hard work typically breeds nice results and this notion finally rings true for legendary TV broadcaster Noxolo Grooboom, United Nations agency has conferred associate degree unearned degree at the Rhodes University.
The second virtual graduation ceremony passed these days and she or he received a degree of Doctor of Letters (D Litt) (honoris causa). The veteran news reader is being recognised across the nation for her vital promotion of national pride and culture through her print media career, that spanned thirty seven years.
Mam Noxolo has joined the likes of Hlengiwe Mhlaba, wife mallow and Winnie Mashaba United Nations agency were recently conferred with unearned doctorates. Her graduation was attended by many celebrities as well as embrocate Mdoda, Zizo Tshwete, Hulisani Ravele and that they have taken to social media to congratulate her.
Mam’ Noxolo Grootboom is now Dr Noxolo Grootboom as today she was awarded an Honorary degree by Rhodes University (Doctor of Letters – D Litt – honoris causa) in recognition of her significant contribution to ‘our national pride and culture’.
Congratulations Dr Mama! 🥺😭🙌🏾❤️ pic.twitter.com/pxg5c9nE1X
— Hulisani Ravele (@HulisaniRavele) October 29, 2021
Emotional scenes with her parents as veteran retired #SABCNEWS anchor #NoxoloGrootboom arrives at a surprise ceremony as she is being awarded an Honorary Degree by Rhodes University.#SABCNEWS pic.twitter.com/OoYQXyNAUC
— Chriselda 'Babes We Ndaba' Lewis (@Chriseldalewis) October 29, 2021
Expressing her feeling she aforesaid she looks like she resides associate degree example to the youth.
“I feel therefore speechless; i’m out of words to convey Rhodes University for the honour conferred on American state. every event of my life may be a life lesson that can’t be simply explained. although I had least opportunities to any my studies, it appeared as if my dreams concerning my future were perishing. Today, Rhodes University teaches American state that hope is often kindled once it appears like your dreams square measure perishing.
And once that hope is kindled, it leads you to a replacement dream. Today, I want i’m a living example to the youth. this is often as a result of, after you devote yourself to your work, new opportunities open up. i’m terribly grateful to Rhodes University for this chance. solely a wicked person despises success. Lastly, my fellow individuals, i’d have unsuccessful if I failed to specific my sincere feeling to my home language. i’m being honored these days attributable to isiXhosa,” aforesaid Grooboom.”
With thirty seven years of public broadcast service, Mam’ Noxolo browse her last bulletin on thirty March 2021. She left the SABC as associate degree Editor of the isiXhosa information. On nowadays, she was recognised by President Cyril Ramaphosa, United Nations agency delayed his national address (during a pandemic) since it clashed with Mrs Grootboom’s last bulletin. the general public wide welcome this gesture on social media platforms.
Some of the highlight in her career embody presenting throughout the observance procession of the previous president statesman 2013, reading the obit of the late tv presenter and actor Akhumzi Jezile, she was additionally requested to anchor throughout the observance proceedings for former 1st girl Winnie Madikizela-Mandela back in 2018.
Congratulations Mam Noxolo.