Pharaohs and Pyramids is priced from AU7995 per

first_imgPharaohs and Pyramids is priced from AU$7,995 per person, twin share and operates 10 months of the year. The fare features all the inclusions that travellers have come to know and appreciate from Viking: meals, beverages and Wi-Fi and a culturally enriching shore excursion at every port of call.Terms and conditions apply. For additional information, contact Viking Cruises at 138 747 (Australia) or visit back to the enewsletter Go back to the enewsletterAfter sellout seasons in 2019 and 2020, bookings for 2021 departures of Viking’s Pharaohs and Pyramids sailing have now opened.The 12-day Pharaohs and Pyramids Nile River cruise-tour itinerary includes 11 guided tours and comprises a mixture of cruising and land accommodation to allow guests ample opportunity to experience the wonders of Egypt from land and sea.In Cairo, guests spend three nights in a first-class hotel, giving them time to explore the modernity and the history of this great city before flying to Luxor where guests board their ship. With no ‘sea-days’, guests will follow in the footsteps of ancient traders and sailors of the Nile to destinations such as Aswan, Edfu, Qena and Esna.last_img read more

Morehouse To Honor Robert F Smith Angela Bassett

first_img Photos And Video From Jay-Z’s Historic B-Sides Show At Webster Hall The commencement ceremony is slated to take place on May 19. More than 300 scholars will receive degrees and over 3,000 individuals are expected to attend.SEE ALSO:Morehouse Makes History With New Transgender PolicyMorehouse Receives $1.5M Gift From Black Billionaire Robert F. Smith AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisMoreShare to EmailEmailEmail Graduation season is about to be in full swing and as institutions across the country celebrate the accomplishments of graduates, they will also recognize individuals who have left indelible marks within their respective industries by awarding them with honorary degrees. Morehouse College recently announced that actress Angela Bassett and entrepreneur Robert F. Smith will be given honorary degrees at its 135th commencement ceremony in May. Angela Bassett , Graduation , Honorary Degree , Morehouse , Morehouse College , Robert F. Smith center_img Commencement 2019 speaker will be investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith, chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners. @RFS_Vista #Morehouse— Morehouse College (@Morehouse) April 20, 2019 Jay-Z Webster Hall show Smith—who is the founder and chief executive officer of the venture capital firm Vista Equity Partners—will deliver the keynote address at the ceremony. He will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. The billionaire has used his platform and resources to push philanthropic efforts forward. Earlier this year he donated $1.5 million to Morehouse for the creation of a scholarship fund and the development of a new outdoor study area on campus. He was also the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s largest private donor and has been an advocate for education and combating global poverty.Bassett has used her artistry to bring the narratives of strong Black women to film and television. Some of her most pivotal roles were in films that include What’s Love Got to Do With It, Boyz ‘N the Hood, Malcolm X, Black Panther and countless other projects. Bassett will receive an Honorary Doctor of Arts degree.“As Morehouse College celebrates its 152nd year of serving students, we are honored to welcome our community partner Robert F. Smith, one of the greatest business minds of our time, back to campus to share in the ceremony that is the highlight of the year,” David A. Thomas, President of Morehouse College, said in a statement. “His words of inspiration, and the presence of our other honorary degree recipients, will give the Class of 2019 a memorable experience that will challenge them to take the lessons that they learned as Men of Morehouse and become game-changers in their future endeavors.”last_img read more