By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Dwayne Clark, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aegis Living, a leader in senior housing, credits his mother for his success and his devotion to helping seniors. Raised by his single mom, Clark states that “she was the driving force in my life. She made me believe you […]
The UW Department of Communication announced that Lori Matsukawa is a 2015 Distinguished Alumna. Each distinguished alumnus is part of the Department’s Alumni Hall of Fame on the basis of making significant contributions to the field and society. Matsukawa will give the keynote speech to graduating students at the department’s graduation celebration on June 11, […]
Lori Matsukawa lauded at NW Emmys
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Generations of Pacific Northwesterners have grown up with the familiar smile of Lori Matsukawa, who has been informing and enlightening the public for 36 years, 31 of those at KING 5 television.
Leaders & executives honored
Seattle Business magazine recognized the region’s top leaders and executives at the Executive Excellence Awards at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel on Jan. 23.
UW professor receives lifetime achievement award for Asian American studies
Stephen Sumida, professor of American ethnic studies, received the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Asian American Studies, which honors an individual’s contribution to the advancement of Asian American studies. Sumida earned his Ph.D. in English in 1982 from the University of Washington. He committed to Asian American literary studies in 1975, when […]
Filipino Cultural Heritage Society throws successful 26th Pagdiriwang Festival
The Filipino Cultural Heritage Society (FCHSW) presented its 26th Pagdiriwang festival commemorating the anniversary of Philippine
Feb. 20: JACL awards four
Held at the Seattle Waterfront Hotel, the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) celebrated the accomplishments of three people and one organization.
Sept. 17: Lori Matsukawa is AWC Communicator of the Year
KING 5 co-anchor Lori Matsukawa was named 2009 Communicator of the Year by the Seattle professional chapter of the Association for Women in Communications (AWC). Matsukawa will receive the award on Oct. 17 at the Chapter Awards Breakfast at AWC’s National Conference at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel.