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Honorary Doctorate for Tommy Emmanuel


Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013

Musician Tommy Emmanuel will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts from CSU in November. Musician Mr Tommy Emmanuel will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts from Charles Sturt University (CSU) at an Alumni event at the Australian Museum in Sydney on Wednesday 27 November. Mr Emmanuel was born and raised in CSU’s footprint region and is an internationally renowned guitarist. He has strong connections to rural and regional communities. The event will also feature guest speaker and CSU Alumnus Mr Michael Ebeid. Mr Ebeid is Managing Director of SBS Broadcasting and has more than 24 years experience in senior management and executive roles across the technology, telecommunications, and media industries. Guests will sample CSU’s award-winning wines and receive complementary access to the Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family exhibition from 5pm to 6pm. CSU Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Andrew Vann, said the event is a great opportunity for CSU’s extended community to hear what is happening at their University.

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