31 October, 2012
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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“Lingnan University Week 2012” was held on 14-20 October to showcase the University’s liberal arts education.

Lingnan University conferred honorary fellowship upon four distinguished individuals on 15 October.

Two new student hostels Wong Hoo Chuen Hall and Wu Jieh Yee Hall were officially opened on 8 October.

In appreciation of the generous donation from Mr Chan Wai-nam, BBS, Chairman of Ping Shan Enterprise Company Ltd, a naming ceremony was held on 25 October.

A Search Committee for the new president has been established after the resignation of Prof Chan Yuk-Shee.

Prof Jesús Seade has been re-appointed vice-president for one year from 1 September 2013.

Lingnan University and the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations co-organised “The 11th and 12th Seminars for Senior Administrators from the East Guangdong Region” on 16-29 September on the University campus.

Research and academic activities

Ms Christine Fang spoke on “Social Challenges of Hong Kong” at the first University Assembly held on 22 October.

Mr Jackie Wong See-sum, Chairman of Hong Thai Travel Services and Standing Committee Member, The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, spoke on the essence of business creativity at the CGCC Business Forum 2012.

Awards and people

New appointments and re-appointments to the Council of Lingnan University have been made by the Chief Executive of the HKSAR for a term of three years with effect from 22 October 2012.

Lingnan University Swimming Team was the 2nd runner-up in the men’s 4 x 50 metres freestyle invitation relay at the annual aquatic meet of the City University of Hong Kong on 13 October.

Lingnan University Rowing Team won championship at the Verdant River Regatta 2012 on 30 September at Shing Mun River.

Publications

Lingnan University’s Centre for Humanities Research organised an Open Seminar on “100 Years of Hong Kong Cinema” cum Book Launch for Hong Kong Memories in Cinema on 5 October.

Love, self-esteem, sense of achievement and security, self-acceptance and acceptance by others, collectively known as “mental goods”, are equally important as physical goods in ensuring human happiness, said Prof Ho Lok-sang at the book launch on 29 October.

The 31st volume of “Cultural Studies@Lingnan” is now published.

Upcoming events

More information on upcoming activities available at http://www.ln.edu.hk/events