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Citadel News Service
16 May 2014

Co-Founder and CEO of Main Street Genome and Priceline.com awarded honorary degree

The Citadel Graduate College recognized Case for brilliant innovations

At The Citadel Graduate College commencement exercises Saturday, May 10, 2014, in McAlister Field House, more than 250 degrees were conferred and awards were presented. Entrepreneur and co-founder of Main Street Genome and Priceline.com, Scott Case, delivered the commencement address. Graduates remarked on the contemporary tone of the address and appreciated Case's approach to including them interactively in his speech.

During the ceremony, Case was awarded an honorary degree. A technologist, visionary and entrepreneur, Case combines technology with innovation to produce companies that have changed the landscape of business today. Most recently he co-founded Main Street Genome, a startup focused on developing a software representation of the entire Main Street Economy.

In recognition of his brilliant innovations in business as well as his humanitarian spirit, The Citadel Board of Visitors presented Case an honorary Doctor of Commerce degree.