Hong Kong Baptist University Founders’ Day Reception
Dr. Clement Chen delivered his welcoming remarks
Vote of thanks by President Alexander Wai
Dr. Kennedy Wong, Dr. Clement Chen and President Alexander Wai presented HKBU Foundation Certificates to the new Honorary Presidents
The University hosted a Founders’ Day Reception on 20 April 2021 to celebrate its 65th anniversary. Officiating at the ceremony were Ms. Winnie Tam, SBS, JP, Senior Counsel; Dr. Clement Chen, GBS, JP, Chairman of the Council and the Court; and Professor Ping-kong Alexander Wai, President and Vice-Chancellor. The University also took the opportunity to keep its stakeholders abreast of its latest developments, and express its appreciation to the supporters who have driven the University’s continuous growth and helped it go from strength to strength.
In his welcoming remarks, Dr. Clement Chen said the University is deeply grateful to all HKBU Foundation members and supportes who have contributed tremendously to the University over all these years. He thanked the Foundation for raising more than HK$1.9 billion recently, providing a solid bedrock for the University's advancement.
In his vote of thanks, President Alexander Wai expressed that the University was blessed as its predecessors provided an inspiring environment and a solid foundation on which the University nurtures transdisciplinary talent and fosters interdisciplinary research. He also thanked the HKBU supporters for their inspiration and generosity.
In recognition of the generosity of our dedicated supporters, Dr. Kennedy Wong, BBS, JP, Chairman of HKBU Foundation, together with Dr. Clement Chen and President Alexander Wai, presented the HKBU Foundation Certificates to the new Honorary Permanent Presidents and Honorary Presidents this year.
The new Honorary Permanent Presidents were: BOCHK Charitable Foundation; Mr. Cheng Chak Kuen; Mr. Kam Yuen; Dr. Lee Shiu & Dr. Jennie Lee; Mr. Lee Siu Lun; Professor Dickson Shang Tat Yan; SHENZHEN TSUMURA MEDICINE CO., LTD.; Time Medical Limited; Dr. Jacinto Tong Man Leung; United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia; Vincent and Lily Woo Foundation; Mrs. Elizabeth Hung Wong; Mr. Wong Nga Chung; Professor Raymond R. Wong, SBS; and Dr. Stanley Yim Yuk Lun, BBS, JP.
The new Honorary Presidents included: Cathay Photonics Limited; Professor Chow Kai Wing; The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups; The Jao Studies Foundation; Jiangsu Hong Kong Cultural Association Limited; Kowloon International Baptist Church; Ms. Elizabeth Lee, Ms. Scarlett Lee, Professor Albert Lee, Ms. Annie Lee and Ms. Alice Lee; Mr. Mai Shisong; Rebecca Chan Care Foundation for Education; Ms. Linda H.Y. So; Sun Yat-sen Education and Charity Foundation; Mr. Tang Yan Yin and Mrs. Nancy Tang Liao Ai Chien; Tibet Water Resources Ltd.; Ms. Eileen L. Tsui, BBS, JP; and Professor Xiao Xiaosui.
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