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PCC Picks Three to Speak, One to Read Poetry at Multicultural Convocation May 1

April 28, 2014

 Tucson, AZ – Pima Community College's Graduation Committee has chosen three students to speak and another to read her original poetry during its Multicultural Convocation celebration on May 1, 2014.

  • When and where: May 1, 2014, PCC West Campus, 2200 W. Anklam Road
    • 6 p.m., program (Aztecs Gymnasium)
    • 7 p.m. Diversity Celebration (Palm Courtyard)
    • Details: Student speakers are available for interviews in advance upon request, and, time permitting, at the event; program attached

The student speakers are:

  • Aaron Dinius: Associate of Applied Science, Machine Tool Technology-Computer Numeric Control Machinist, AAS, Machine Tool Technology-Manual Machinist; and AAS, Computer Aided Drafting-Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical
  • Jennifer Goudeau: Associate of General Studies and Associate of Applied Science, Paralegal-Legal Assistant
  • Michael Joseph Hernandez: Arizona General Education Curriculum-Science Certificate and Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts and Associate of Science

In addition, Lucia Cavallo (Associate of Applied Science, Business Management) will read one of her original poems.

The speakers were chosen from more than one dozen applicants. A subcommittee of the Graduation Committee chooses speakers based on applications, interviews and recitations of their draft speeches, submitted with their applications.

PCC Chancellor Lee D. Lambert, J.D., will speak at the event.

Multicultural Convocation is open to all PCC graduates in an academic year, and is designed to celebrate individual academic achievement and the class’s cultural diversity. The celebration includes international- and multicultural-themed entertainment, food and beverages, as well as a program that includes presenting a Diversity Sash to each attending graduate. The graduates are encouraged to wear their sashes during Graduation on Thursday, May 22, 2014.

C.J. Karamargin
Vice Chancellor for Public Information and Federal Government Relations
(520) 206-4850