I was glad to be invited by Mr. Peter Ho (Chairman of CityU Eminence Society; Managing Director of Techworld Industries Ltd.) to join the CityU Eminence Society as Founding Member. The Launching Ceremony cum Inauguration of the First Executive Committee was held tonight (13 Dec 2010) at Chater Room, Happy Valley Clubhouse, Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Introduction of CityU Eminence Society (城賢匯):
CityU Eminence Society (城賢匯) is an independent registered organization formed by enthusiastic and supportive alumni who are committed to contributing their expertise and resources for the betterment of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and the community. It organizes activities for members to expand networks and enrich experiences through exchange programmes, forums, community projects and other special events. It also collaborates with other esteemed organizations to maximize the impact of benefits for its members, the University and the community.
I would like to summarize the ceremony below for sharing.
Dr. KS Chin and I reached the clubhouse and signed on the board for memory.
In the beginning, Dr. Norman Leung Nai-pang (Honorary Patrons; Pro-Chancellor of CityU; Executive Deputy Chairman of Television Broadcasts Ltd.) gave an opening speech.
Then Mr. Leung Chun-ying (Honorary Patrons; Council Chairman of CityU; Chairman of DTZ Debenham Tie Leung Ltd.) gave a speech to share his experience.
Prof. Way Kuo (President and University Distinguished Scholar, CityU) shared the formation of CityU Eminence Society and told us a special story about a courageous student “Ms. See Po Yan”.
Even though her life is short because of cancer, her spirit of study is lasting forever.
A new scholarship was formed and acted as a memorial to one of the bravest, brightest and most inspirational young women.
Inauguration of the First Executive Committee and Group Photo
Each member obtained a membership certificate. I received the certificate from President and Chairman.
The First Executive Committee gave a commitment speech.
The details showed as follows.
After that, Mr. Peter Ho gave a chairman speech to point out the society mission and objectives.
“To unite senior alumni to proactively contribute their resources, expertise and networks to help advance the University and serve the community”
Lastly, Mr. Simon Hui Hing-tak (Vice-chairman of CityU Eminence Society; CEO of E.P.S.A. Corporation Ltd.) appreciated all members who organized this ceremony and dinner.
This ceremony was announced in the newspaper (Ming Pao) on 13 Dec 2010.
In memory of a courageous student (See Po Yan): http://www.cityu.edu.hk/op/blog_/WayToKuoBlog20101124.htm