MIAMI (CBSmiami/AP) — The University of Miami students will be treated to a big-name speaker at their commencement ceremony – singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet.READ MORE: Former President Trump Targets McConnell, Pence During Speech To GOP Donors
The university says Buffet will speak Friday when during the combined graduation for six of the university’s schools, including the school of music.READ MORE: ‘Work Gyms’ Helping Remote Employees Be More Productive
The Margaritaville singer is also a best-selling author, philanthropist and businessman.
Buffett is active with environmental causes, such as the Save the Manatees Club, which he co-founded in 1981. Last month, he performed at the Florida Capitol, to rally the cause of buying Everglades land from a sugar company for preservation.MORE NEWS: South Miami Children's Clinic Holds 'Second Dose' Event Focused On Communities In Need
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