Official inauguration of NUS Xiamen Alumni Chapter
The latest NUS Overseas Alumni Chapter in Xiamen, China was officially inaugurated on 14 September 2013. This special occasion was graced by Professor TAN Chorh Chuan, NUS President; Mr LOH Tuck Keat (Arts and Social Sciences ’94), Singapore Consul-General in Xiamen; Professor ZHU Chongshi, President of Xiamen University; Associate Professor Victor R SAVAGE, Director of the NUS Office of Alumni Relations; Chinese officials of Xiamen City/Fujian Province; and more than 80 NUS Xiamen alumni. As the first regional alumni association in Southeast China, the Xiamen Alumni Chapter marks the fifth NUS Overseas Alumni Chapter in the country. The others are in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Hong Kong.
During her welcome address, Chairperson of the Xiamen Alumni Chapter Associate Professor WANG Hui-Qiong (Science '01) thanked former NUS Alumni Advisory Board Member Mr Harry CHAN for proposing setting up the Chapter in her hometown. She expressed her deep sense of pride in being an NUS alumnus and called upon fellow alumni to stay connected to their alma mater. Associate Professor Wang Hui-Qiong and her husband, Professor ZHENG Jin-Chen are Science alumni from the Department of Physics. Currently they are Faculty members in Xiamen University. There were about 10 other Science alumni from the Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Physics at the inauguration ceremony dinner.
(from left) Prof Tan Chorh Chuan, Assoc Prof Wang Hui-Qiong and Assoc Prof Victor R Savage
Credits: Office of Alumni Relations
Official report updated on NUS' News Portal