Two Alumni To Be Honored
In addition to keynote speaker Zackie Achmat, Wittenberg will also recognize two of it s own during it s 165th Commencement Exercises, May 15. Richard P. Veler ’58, professor emeritus of English, general secretary emeritus of the university and former editor of Wittenberg Today, and Ho Pak Kong ’50, chairman of Lotus International and an emeritus member of the Board of Directors, will both be honored at the ceremony. Veler will receive the university’s highest non-academic award, the Wittenberg Medal of Honor, and Kong will be awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters for his contributions to education in Hong Kong. Vanessa Kerzner, Kong’s daughter, will accept the award on his behalf.