Medgar Evers College to Award Carver Bank CEO Honorary Doctorate

Michael T. Pugh, president and CEO of Carver Bancorp, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at Medgar Ever College’s virtual commencement ceremony honoring the classes of 2020 and 2021 on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

As is customary, Medgar Evers College awards honorary degrees to distinguished individuals whose lives exemplify the College’s shared principles of professional excellence and personal success, and whose achievements reflect our institution’s mission of social and economic justice as well as a commitment to service.

Eight-time Grammy winner, Emmy winner, musician, producer, activist, and humanitarian Ziggy Marley will also receive an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts.

Besides being the president and CEO of Carver Bancorp, a federally chartered savings bank and the nation’s largest publicly traded African and Caribbean-American operated bank, Michael T. Pugh also serves as a board member of several non-profit organizations, including the Society for Financial Education and Professional Development, Community Development Bankers Association, and Madison Square Boys and Girls Club.