Visit by delegation from Lee Hysan Foundation
The delegation showed great interest in the art pieces created by the academic staff and students of our Academy of Visual Arts
Prof. Roland Chin extended his warm welcome to Ms. Cecilia Ho
Ms. Cecilia Ho, President of the Lee Hysan Foundation, together with the other representatives from the Foundation, visited the University on 12 January 2017. Professor Eva Man, Acting Director of the Academy of Film; Mr. Man Shu Sum, Associate Director of the Academy of Film; Dr. Leung Mee Ping, Associate Professor of the Academy of Visual Arts; and Mr. Alex Tam, Centre Executive of kaitak, Centre for Research and Development in Visual Arts, warmly welcomed the delegation and introduced to them the strengths and uniqueness of arts and creativity education offered by the Academy of Film and the Academy of Visual Arts. They were joined by Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement.
After the visit, Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor, hosted a lunch for the guests at his residence Shiu Pong Hall. Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching and Learning); Professor John Aiken, Director of the Academy of Visual Arts; and Mr. Kelvin Yuen, a National Geographic prize-winning student, joined the lunch to exchange views on the development of arts education in Hong Kong. Professor Chin expressed his sincere wish to establish more strategic and fruitful collaborations with the Foundation in sustaining various aspects of the University’s development in the years to come.
Since its establishment in 1973, the Lee Hysan Foundation has been actively supporting impactful charity initiatives in Hong Kong, with focuses on four main areas, namely Education, Social Welfare and Health, Arts and Culture, and Environment.