28 June, 2013
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The Council of Lingnan University approved on 17 June the recommendation of its Search Committee to appoint Prof Leonard Cheng as its new President for a period of five years.


 

Lingnan University’s Office of Service-Learning (OSL) held the opening ceremony of the 4th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning on 5 June.

International artist and educator Prof Caren Cunningham shared her artwork at an exhibition entitled “Identity” at the Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery of Lingnan University on 8-23 June.

Entitled “Creativity Engage!”, an exhibition of artwork by secondary students with special education needs was held at the Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery of Lingnan University from 27 May to 1 June.

A visiting team from the Research Grants Council (RGC) came to Lingnan University on 20 June to get to know more about its academic research development and activities.


 

A delegation from the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong paid a visit to Lingnan University on 4 June.

Trustees and staff of Lingnan Foundation came to Lingnan University on 6 June.

Graduating students, teachers, staff and guests attended the Graduation Dinner 2013 at the L’hotel Nina et Convention Centre on 27 May to share happy and memorable moments in the past three years.

About 10 members of the Lingnan Alumni Volunteer Team spent a joyful afternoon on 1 June with kids and families residing in a hostel provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Research and academic activities

On 15 June, Lingnan’s Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) and Hong Kong Public Libraries co-organised the June 2013 session of the monthly literary salon on “A Long Nostalgic Night: Li Kuang and His Works”.

Scholars of Lingnan University were invited to share their insights at the pre-show talk on “Tong Dik-sang’s mid-phase works: Lonely Moonlight on a Cold Bed”, organised by the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong for the Cantonese Opera Young Talents Showcase, on 5 June.

A “Summer Workshop on Cinema and Human Rights” was held on 13-16 May by Lingnan’s Centre for Cinema Studies, in its first collaboration with the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Awards and people

Lingnan University has won the 3rd runner-up prize in the 9th Chinese Universities Shakespeare Festival Performance Finals.

Dr Sophia Law and Dr Tingting Chen received the Lingnan University “Education for Service” Faculty Award at the Opening Ceremony of the 4th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Service-Learning held on 5 June.

Twenty-one outstanding Lingnan business students were invited to be lifetime members of the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) at the 2nd Induction Ceremony of the Lingnan University Chapter of BGS on 28 June.


 

Upcoming events

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