William Shatner delivers New England Tech commencement speech

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — He’s best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk on the original”Star Trek” television series, but on Sunday actor William  Shatner added another accolaide to his very long resume.

The veteran television and film star addressed the New England Institute of Technology’s graduating class of 2018 inside the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence.

The school also presented Shatner with an honorary doctor of humane letters degree in recognition of his achievements.

In addition to his very long career in Hollywood, Shatner continues to devote much of his time to philanthropic work.

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