In my column of May 6, 2010, “Making room for the Huangs,” I described Wenguang Huang, the Chinese translator and journalist who emigrated to the United States in 1990, specifically to Springfield, where he earned his second master’s degree from the public affairs reporting program offered by what was then still Sangamon State University. 

Huang was recently presented recently the Alumni Achievement Award of SSU’s successor institution, the University of Illinois at Springfield. Former IT staffer Dusty Rhodes interviewed Huang; a link to the audio is available here.

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