(PRWEB) September 17, 2012
This year marks the 75th anniversary of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), to commemorate this joyous occasion, PolyU will present "PolyU Mainland Programme Graduates Distinguished Achievement Award" to twelve alumni for the first time, in recognition of their remarkable professional achievements and contributions to their alma mater and the community. The award presentation ceremony will be held on 13 October at InterContinental Hotel, Shenzhen.
The awardees, in alphabetical order of last name, are:
With the strong support of the Ministry of Education and the Academic Degree Commission of the State Council, PolyU has been offering academic award programmes in different cities of the Chinese mainland since 1998. Over 6,000 graduates have gone through the devoted learning and knowledge acquisition process by studying professional training and degree programmes led by PolyU academics.
As one of the major celebratory activities of PolyU's 75th anniversary, "PolyU Mainland Programme Graduates Distinguished Achievement Award" aims at honouring outstanding graduates of PolyU's mainland programmes for their distinguished professional accomplishments and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater.
The eight-member Panel of Judges is chaired by Professor Timothy W. Tong, President of PolyU. Other members include (in alphabetical order of English Surnames): Ir Professor Johnny Fan Siu-kay, President, Federation of PolyU Alumni Associations; Professor Lai Maode, Vice President, Zhejiang University; Ms Elsie Leung, Former Secretary for Justice, HKSAR; Dr Raymond Leung Siu-hong, Court member, PolyU; Professor Liu Yingli, President, Shenzhen Enterprise Confederation and Shenzhen Entrepreneur Association; Professor Lu Tianjian, Vice President, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Professor Kenneth Pang Tsan-wing, Council Member, PolyU; and Mr Wang Shuifu, Bauhinia Cup Awardee and Chairman of the Bauhinia Cup Outstanding Entrepreneur Association.
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Director, Chinese Mainland Affairs Office
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