'Sully' Sullenberger to Speak at Purdue

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Ten years after becoming famous for landing a commercial airliner on the Hudson River, Captain "Sully" Sullenberger will Sunday speak at Purdue University. The Purdue alumnus' talk is part of the university's Giant Leaps Series.

The event, "208 Seconds: A Lifetime of Lessons," is free and open to the public. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Elliott Hall of Music on the West Lafayette campus.

Sullenberger earned his master's degree in industrial psychology from Purdue. He received the university's Neil A. Armstrong Medal of Excellence in 2010, as well as the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the College of Liberal Arts. Sullenberger also received a Purdue honorary doctorate and spoke at the university's 2011 spring commencement.

You can read more about Sullenberger's talk at Purdue by clicking here.

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