Michael Moore to Speak, Receive Honorary Degree at MSU
Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore is coming to town. The activist-turned-movie maker is one of three speakers selected for Michigan State University's winter commencement ceremonies to be held next week at the Breslin Center.
According to a release from the school, Moore is set to speak December 13th at 2 p.m. and will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humanities. He will be addressing graduates in the colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Communication Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Natural Science and Nursing and the Lyman Briggs College..
Others to speaks include Washington Post Columnist George Will and Kristin Clark Taylor, Director of Media Relations under President George H. W. Bush.. They too will receive honorary degrees.
Moore, who was born in Flint, is not only an accomplished filmmaker for documentaries that include "Roger & Me" and "Bowling for Columbine," but is also listed as the youngest elected official in the country, winning a seat on the Davison Board of Education when he was just 18 years old.
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