Posted: Friday Jan 27, 2012
SVC CENTER HOSTS TALK BY GRAD ON U.S.-CHINA POWERS
January 27, 2012
The Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College, in cooperation with the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government, and the James and Margaret Tseng Loe China Study Center of the School of Humanities and Fine Arts, presented a lecture by foreign policy advisor Daniel W. Piccuta, standing second from left, a graduate of Saint Vincent, on January 25 in the Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College. Welcoming Mr. Piccuta at a reception preceding the lecture were Mr. Piccuta’s parents, seated from left, Daniel W. Piccuta, Sr. and Jennie Piccuta; and standing, from left, Dr. Gary M. Quinlivan, Br. Nicholas Koss, O.S.B., Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., and Mr. Piccuta’s sister, Janice Boazzo. The lecture was the seventh in the Center's 2011-2012 Government and Political Education Series, and was entitled “The USA and China: Powers, Rivals, Partners.” Mr. Piccuta works for the U.S. Department of State and is the foreign policy advisor to the commander, and concurrently launch director of the Pacific Outreach Directorate, U.S. Pacific Command, based in Hawaii. Previously, he served as chargé d’affaires and deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China.