Australia Day celebration – Faculty awardee

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The Faculty extends warm congratulations to Dr Apollo Nsubuga-Kyobe. As part of the Australia Day celebrations in the Goulburn Valley, Dr Nsubuga-Kyobe, Lecturer in Business Management at the regional campus of Shepparton, was one of six Australia Day awardees.

He was awarded with 'Academic Contribution to Community Award'. This was in recognition of his engagement in numerous local projects. These projects are in the areas of: research, publications, workshops, community education, consultancies, advocacy, and other areas.

The projects have generally have been aimed at immediate benefits to the broader community - especially to facilitate integration for those of African background, in Victoria; the Goulburn Valley; and other parts of Australia.

Other awardees included, Youth of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year. Dr Nsubuga-Kyobe was overwhelmed by the honour, and choice as well as the promotion of La Trobe University's, Shepparton campus, from where most of the activities have been carried out.