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PolyU confers University Fellowships on three distinguished personalities

26 Apr 2024

Events Office of Institutional Advancement

At the Conferment Ceremony, PolyU Council Chairman Dr Lam Tai-fai (1st from left) and President Prof. Jin-Guang Teng (1st from right) welcomed the three new Fellows, Ms Cecilia Ho Chung-chee (centre), Mr Benedict Sin Nga-yan (2nd from left) and Mr Peter Sit Kien-ping (2nd from right), to the PolyU family.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has conferred the title of University Fellow on three outstanding individuals in recognition of their significant contributions to the University and community.

Presided over by Dr LAM Tai-fai, PolyU Council Chairman, the Conferment Ceremony was held at the Jockey Club Auditorium on campus today. The recipients were warmly greeted by Prof. Jin-Guang TENG, PolyU President, and other members of the senior University management team.

In his speech, Dr Lam Tai-fai remarked, “The three distinguished individuals have contributed tremendously to PolyU’s development. They are also excellent role models and a source of inspiration to our students and our younger generation at large. I am confident that, as Fellows of PolyU, they will participate even more in supporting the University’s education, research developments, and in helping PolyU connect with different sectors of the community.”

Prof. Jin-Guang Teng welcomed the new Fellows to the PolyU family and said, “PolyU is positioning itself as an innovative world-class university that pursues excellence in education, research, and knowledge transfer for the benefit of Hong Kong, the Nation, and the world. This year marks our 30th anniversary since acquiring university status. I look forward to close collaborations between the University and our Fellows as we take PolyU to new heights of excellence.”

The fellowship recipients are (in alphabetical order of last name; please refer to the Appendix for the recipients’ biodata):

  • Ms Cecilia HO Chung-chee,  President of Lee Hysan Foundation
  • Mr Benedict SIN Nga-yan, Director and General Manager of Myer Jewelry Manufacturer Limited
  • Mr Peter SIT Kien-ping, Senior Partner of Sit, Fung, Kwong & Shum

Since its introduction in 2000, PolyU has conferred University Fellowship on a total of 131 distinguished persons.




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