Warren Haynes to Receive Honorary Degree from UNC Asheville
Warren Haynes will receive an honorary degree from the University of North Carolina Asheville on May 11. He will be honored at the UNCA commencement ceremony, which will take place at 9am on the University Quadrangle. Haynes is native of Asheville, and the guitarist has held his annual Christmas Jam in the city for a number of years. Those events have also raised more than $1 million for the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. Poet Nikki Giovanni will deliver the ceremony’s commencement address.