Human touch key to success, Marvin Corber tells graduating students


Published: 4Nov2014

Marvin Corber has carried a secret with him for some 60 years and on Oct. 29, he decided to tell all during the Convocation in which he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from McGill.

“Truth be told, I don’t have an undergraduate degree from McGill,” Corber told the graduating Class of 2014 during his address at Place des Arts.

Corber went on to explain that, following his first year as a Commerce undergraduate at McGill in 1949, Corber landed a summer internship at a local accounting firm. When the job was drawing to an end and Corber was preparing to return to school, he went to the office of the managing partner to thank him for the opportunity.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, November 3, 2014