Through an official press release the University of Glasgow announced that will award an honorary doctorate of science to Apple CEO Tim Cook . According to the educational institution, the award will be made through a ceremony that will include a round table, in which Cook will answer some questions asked by the attending students.
The event will take place next Wednesday 8th February at Bute Hall on the University of Glasgow Campus. According to Apple Insider, tickets for the ceremony, which would last an hour starting at 6PM (local time), are already sold out.
The university’s website praises Tim Cook for his ability to create “innovative new products and services” , as well as highlighting his charitable donations, and his use of renewable energy to power Apple’s offices, stores and data centers . Similarly, it highlights the leadership that the apple firm has had over the last few years in the technology market.
This is not the first time that the Apple CEO has been recognized by an educational institution. Among the regular degrees he has received is one in industrial engineering from Auburn University in Alabama, and an MBA from Duke University in North Carolina .
Similarly, Apple’s CEO has given several lectures in educational forums. To give an example, Tim Cook will speak at the graduation ceremony of the 2017 MIT class . This engineering school is known as the best in the world in its category and has produced some exciting projects that have made headlines on the web.