to be honored
holds graduation rites
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
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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