On June 4-5, 2017 we held our annual Project Pengyou Chapter Reunion & Leadership Retreat. This year’s event was hosted by the Project Pengyou American University Chapter in Washington, DC. For the third year in a row, Chapter leaders from across the United States gathered to celebrate and learn from each other.
For a full recap of the weekend, check out our blog:
2017 Project Pengyou Chapter Reunion & Leadership Retreat
AU Chapter Founder, Dan Keesey
Mikal Slatton, from the Mizzou Chapter
Alyssa, Executive Director
Francis, Western Kentucky University Chapter Founder
A fun group energizer and icebreaker, led by Leslie!
guest Pengyou, Peter Du
Leslie Martinez, TAMIU Chapter Founder and PPLF 2014 alumni
UMD Chapter leader, Corrine Perloski
Christina, SUNY Geneseo Chapter Founder
a silly group photo (:
Pengyous visit the State Department for a diplomacy simulation
Richard Buangan, Director of International Media Relations for the Department of State, addresses Pengyous during their visit to the State Department
Diplomacy Simulation, US Diplomacy Center
Kan Xiao sharing his vision for connecting Pengyous through communication technology
Madelyn Ross, Associate Director of SAIS China, tells her China journey
Franklin Eneh, Program Manager for the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, tells the story of his journey to China.
Helen, Community Engagement Advisor
Some of the Pengyous in front of the SAIS building in Washington DC
This year’s Chapter of the Year winners: Western Kentucky University, UC Berkeley and Embry-Riddle University (not pictured)
Congratulations to this year’s Pengyou Hustle award winner, the TAMIU Chapter!
Pay-it-forward-on-Chinese New-Year (PIFOCNY) Winners: TAMIU & UMD
Chapter of the Year winners
Team Pengyou with Leslie Martnie, Life-long Pengyou Award Winner
Pengyou Cup Awards