By CBS3 Staff

NEW YORK (CBS) — Grammy winner and Berks County native Taylor Swift can add “doctor” to the front of her name. Swift received an honorary doctorate of fine arts degree from New York University.

Earlier this year, the singer was the subject of a half-semester course at NYU in the Clive Davis Institute of Recording Arts.

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During her commencement speech, Swift urged students to embrace life’s embarrassments and said getting into scrapes was just a “fact of life.”

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NYU honored the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 since graduates of previous years had their commencement ceremonies canceled due to the pandemic.

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