With the new year approaching, President Professor Jin-Guang Teng met with the alumni to share the latest development of PolyU and exchange views and suggestions for the way forward in 2021. Two sessions of “President’s Dialogue with Alumni” were held on 29 and 30 December 2020, attracting 200 alumni from local, mainland and overseas interacted with the President online.
During the presentation, President Teng talked about the strategic goals and progress of PolyU, the response actions for the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the notable achievements of the University in 2020. He also announced that PolyU would be celebrating its 85th anniversary in 2022. He wished to re-connect with as many alumni as possible and welcome them to come back to their alma mater via series of homecoming activities.
The cordial dialogues with President Teng were filled with warmness and lively interactions, during which the alumni had raised many good ideas to support their alma mater. They also expressed great sense of pride about PolyU’s achievements and looked forward to more interactions with the President in future.
The sessions were joined other members of the Central Management Team including Professor Wing-tak Wong, Deputy President and Provost, Dr Miranda Lou, Executive Vice President, Ir Professor Ben Young, Vice President (Student and International Affairs) and Professor Daniel T. L. Shek, Interim Vice President (Research and Innovation).
President Teng would very much like to exchange views further with and hear more suggestions from the alumni community for the development of the University. Therefore, an additional session will be held on 23 January 2021. Alumni from local, mainland and overseas are cordially invited to join this session and meet the President online. The exchanges will be conducted in English, Cantonese and Putonghua. Please enroll on or before 21 January. Details will be sent to you via email.