Shatner to receive honourary degree from McGill

McGill alumnus to be honoured at convocation in June

Emmy Award winner William Shatner will be receiving an honourary degree from McGill Universtiy at next month’s convocation. Shatner graduated from McGill in 1952 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. While at the university, Shatner was president of McGill’s Radio Workshop and was active in campus theatre productions as a member of the Player’s Club. Shatner is best known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk on the Star Trek television series and films.