Honorary Degrees

Honorary degrees may be awarded to recognize achievements in all parts of the world. Awardees should represent an appropriate balance between local and non-local, academic and non-academic, and represent a wide diversity of fields of endeavor.

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2024 Degree Recipient

Steven Packer


Steven Packer, MD

Dr. Steven Packer has been a consistent leadership-level annual fund donor to California State University, Monterey Bay since 2004. As the CEO of Montage Health, he has been an integral partner in supporting healthcare programs and students within the College of Health Sciences and Human Services. Montage Health’s community partnership of nearly $1 million to CSUMB has supported programs within the college as well as scholarships for students.