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Edith Tiempo to be honored

DLSU-M holds graduation rites

De La Salle University-Manila will confer on Edith. L. Tiempo the honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities (honoris causa) during the University’s commencement exercises at the Plenary Hall of the Philippine International Convention Center on October 6.

Tiempo will be recognized for her valuable contributions in the field of literature as well as for her many achievements as a Christian educator.

An internationally renowned and distinguished writer, Tiempo has been recognized by prestigious institutions including the Princeton University, which listed her in the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poets and Poetics. She also has the distinction of being included in the International Authors and Writers Who’s Who, 8th edition, Cambridge, England; the Contemporary Living Poets in the English Language, London; and the Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Her literary works have been included in anthologies of Midland (Random House, USA) and the Philippine Short Stories (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA). Her work has also been published in the Asian Pacific Quarterly (Seoul, Korea) and the Short Story International (New York).

Many of her poems have been translated into Korean, Russian, German and Romanian, and her short stories into German.

After completing her Bachelor of Science in Education at Siliman University, she earned a masters degree in English at the State University of Iowa, USA and obtained her postgraduate degree in English at the University of Denver, USA. She now serves as Professor Emeritus of Siliman University.

Along with Tiempo, DLSU-M will also recognize 935 graduates who will be receiving their degrees during the commencement exercise on Saturday.

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