HKBU receives donation from Sun Yat-sen Education and Charity Foundation
The University recently received a generous donation of HK$100,000 from the Sun Yat-sen Education and Charity Foundation, Honorary Director of the HKBU Foundation, in support of the “International Forum on Sun Yat-sen Studies” held on 12 November 2018. The Forum was jointly organised by the Sun Yat-sen Education and Charity Foundation, the Department of History and HKBU Library, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Foundation and the 40th anniversary of the Department.
Officiating at the opening ceremony of the Forum were Dr. Tan Siu Lin, SBS, and Mr. Li Hexie, Chairman and Secretary General respectively of the Sun Yat-sen Education and Charity Foundation; Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor; Mr. Yeung Chee Kong, Associate Vice-President (Engagement); Professor Clara Ho, Head of the Department of History; Mr. Kendall Crilly, HKBU Librarian; and Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation. Mr. Christopher Ho, Director of Chairman Office of Luen Thai Group Limited; Professor Joseph Ting Sun Pao, Honorary Director of the HKBU Foundation; and Professor Lee Kam Keung of the Department of History, also joined the ceremony.
Renowned scholars on Sun Yat-sen studies were invited to speak at the Forum, which drew a full house of over 100 guests, staff and students.