Convocation

Add to Calendar 2022-05-14 13:00:00 2022-05-22 04:07:33 Convocation Faculty Speaker for Academic Convocation – Lotus Perry Our faculty speaker, Lotus Perry, is a longtime instructor in the Asian Studies Program. She teaches Chinese language and culture courses, and is the faculty supervisor for the Puget Sound Summer Taiwan Program and the Taiwan Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program. Professor Perry is a co-author of a widely used language textbook, Taiwan Today: An Intermediate Course, and serves on the leadership team for the Advance Placement Chinese Language and Culture Examination. She is a founding member of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Washington. An advocate for community engagement and experiential learning, Professor Perry works closely with students to seek language immersion, internship, and fellowship opportunities. She also leads students to engage in local volunteer work, such as guiding history tours at the Chinese Reconciliation Park during the annual Tacoma Moon Festival. She is currently on the Executive Board of the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation in Tacoma. She will deliver her Academic Convocation address on the topic, “The Power of Savoring: What the Tortoise Knows.” Student Speaker for Academic Convocation - Kalina Cordero ’22 Kalina Cordero, from Tukwila, Washington, will graduate with majors in both Politics and Government and African American Studies. As a member of the women’s soccer team since her first year, Kalina has made it all the way to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III playoffs. She co-founded the Association of Student-Athletes of Color, an organization committed to the growth and success of student-athletes of color. Through her achievements, Kalina was featured as a student representative for the athletics department in Amazon Prime’s The College Tour series. Kalina was also a student leader for the inaugural First Year Inside Puget Sound, a college transition program focused on supporting incoming students as they take on the challenges of university life. Kalina’s involvement in various campus organizations has given her a unique perspective on community. Kalina’s address is titled “Inafa’maolek On Campus, In the Community, and Within You,” and she will deliver her remarks during the Academic Convocation ceremony on May 14.   Learn more about Commencement Weekend 2022 at pugetsound.edu/commencement. Location support@kwallcompany.com America/Los_Angeles public
May 14, 2022
1 p.m.

Academic Convocation is a celebration of student achievement. The event will feature remarks by selected student and faculty speakers and the presentation of university awards.

Faculty Speaker for Academic Convocation – Lotus Perry
Our faculty speaker, Lotus Perry, is a longtime instructor in the Asian Studies Program. She teaches Chinese language and culture courses, and is the faculty supervisor for the Puget Sound Summer Taiwan Program and the Taiwan Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program. Professor Perry is a co-author of a widely used language textbook, Taiwan Today: An Intermediate Course, and serves on the leadership team for the Advance Placement Chinese Language and Culture Examination. She is a founding member of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Washington. An advocate for community engagement and experiential learning, Professor Perry works closely with students to seek language immersion, internship, and fellowship opportunities. She also leads students to engage in local volunteer work, such as guiding history tours at the Chinese Reconciliation Park during the annual Tacoma Moon Festival. She is currently on the Executive Board of the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation in Tacoma. She will deliver her Academic Convocation address on the topic, “The Power of Savoring: What the Tortoise Knows.”

Student Speaker for Academic Convocation - Kalina Cordero ’22
Kalina Cordero, from Tukwila, Washington, will graduate with majors in both Politics and Government and African American Studies. As a member of the women’s soccer team since her first year, Kalina has made it all the way to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III playoffs. She co-founded the Association of Student-Athletes of Color, an organization committed to the growth and success of student-athletes of color. Through her achievements, Kalina was featured as a student representative for the athletics department in Amazon Prime’s The College Tour series. Kalina was also a student leader for the inaugural First Year Inside Puget Sound, a college transition program focused on supporting incoming students as they take on the challenges of university life. Kalina’s involvement in various campus organizations has given her a unique perspective on community. Kalina’s address is titled “Inafa’maolek On Campus, In the Community, and Within You,” and she will deliver her remarks during the Academic Convocation ceremony on May 14.

 

Learn more about Commencement Weekend 2022 at pugetsound.edu/commencement.

Event Location

Schneebeck Concert Hall