Purdue Club Hong Kong

The Purdue Club Hong Kong is the official alumni organization of Purdue University in the Hong Kong SAR, China. We welcome any Purdue alumni or faculty, current students and parents, or any other related persons to participate. We also welcome your ideas for activities. Hail Purdue! Go Boilers!

Monday, October 31, 2011

2011-12-01 Reception & Dinner in Honor of President Córdova


Reception and Dinner in Honor of
President France A. Córdova
on Thursday, 1 December 2011

President France A. Córdova will visit Hong Kong and Singapore before she passes the baton next summer. An internationally recognized astrophysicist, Dr. Córdova has promoted Purdue's "New Synergies Strategic Plan" since 2008 to "launch tomorrow's leaders, discover with delivery, and meet global challenges," which has helped place our alma mater among one of the top 25 public universities in the U.S. Before becoming Purdue's 11th president in July 2007, she was NASA's Chief Scientist, Vice-Chancellor at Santa Barbara, University of California, and Chancellor at Riverside, UC.

Joining her in the Hong Kong visit will be Mr. Christian Foster, Purdue's First Gentleman and Director of Discovery Park K-12 Education Programs; Dr. Arden Bement, Director for Global Policy Research Institute at Purdue; Ms. Cheryl Altinkemer, Associate Vice President for Advancement; and Ms. Mary Dennis, Vice President of Administration and Corporate Secretary, Purdue Alumni Association.

PCHK will hold a reception and dinner in honor of President Córdova on Thursday, 1 December 2011. The venue will be at Peking Garden, Basement Floor, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong (telephone 2526-6456). Reception will start at 7:00 p.m., and dinner at 7:30 p.m. The cost will be HK$450 per person (HK$350 per person for alumni who graduated in 2006 or afterwards).

To register for the dinner, please contact Mr. Nicky Lee ('00) by email at purdueclubhk@gmail.com at the earliest, but not later than 15 November 2011. Prepayment is required and please contact us for prepayment arrangement.

Our alumni, spouses and friends are welcomed to join the PCHK dinner to honor President Córdova.

Best Regards,

Nicky Lee ('00)

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