30 April, 2013
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In appreciation of the generous donation by renowned Mexican sculptor Mr José Sacal of his work "Effort" ("Esfuerzo" in Spanish) to Lingnan University, an unveiling ceremony was held on 29 April.

The kick-off ceremony of the third Leadership Mentoring Programme (LMP), co-organised by the Hong Kong Professionals & Senior Executives Association (HKPASEA) and Lingnan University, was held on 13 April.

Dr Ng Hoi-man, Brandon has been appointed as Dean of the Community College and Further Education at Lingnan University, effective 24 June 2013.

An exhibition entitled “Points of View” was held at the Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery on 17-19 April, displaying artworks by students who completed the courses “Western Art – Romanticism to Modernism”, “Contemporary Drawing” and “Understanding Drawing”.

The Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs is delighted to present the “One Person One Book” Scheme on Mother’s Day.

About 80 Lingnan alumni enjoyed a relaxing “Lamma Seafood Tour” held on 28 April.

Research and academic activities

Renowned poet, scholar and visual artist Prof Christopher Kelen gave a lecture on irony, parody and national devotion at the invitation of the Centre for Humanities Research on 19 April.

Student Learning/Mentoring and Teaching Development are the main themes of a series of professional development workshops and special programmes at Lingnan running throughout this semester for teaching staff.

A lecture on Mexican sculpture has been organised by the Department of Visual Studies of Lingnan University to coincide with the unveiling of the work “Effort” donated by sculptor Mr José Sacal.

Awards and people

At Lingnan’s Awards Presentation Ceremony 2013 on 15 April, 429 scholarships and awards totalling about HK$9.7 million were presented to 315 students in recognition of their outstanding academic and personal achievements.

Lingnan University has been honoured with a gold award at a ceremony for the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme co-organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).

The Department of Economics has announced that this year’s MSc in International Banking and Finance Programme (MIBF) Scholarships will go to two year-three students of the Contemporary Economic and Public Policy (CEPP) Stream.

Lingnan University Rowing Team got two prizes at the Verdant River Regatta 2013 held on 24 March at Shing Mun River, Shatin.

Lingnan University Lion Dance and Martial Arts Team won the third runner-up prize at the Fifth Eastern Dragon and Lion Dance Invitational Competition on 14 April.

Lingnan University Judo Team and Karatedo Team were awarded several prizes at open tournaments.

Upcoming events

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