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10 October, 2014
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Alumni Activities
17 October, 2014
Date : 17 October 2014 (Friday)
Time : 6:15 p.m. (Reception)
    7:30 p.m. (Dinner)
Venue : Lippo Chiuchow Restaurant (力寶軒)
Address : G/F, Lippo Centre,89 Queensway Admiralty, Hong Kong
Fee : $550 per person
Guest of Honor : Mr. Antonello De Riu, Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong (Attendance to be advised)
    Ms. Paola Guida, Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong
    Mr. Nelson Siu, CEO/ Editor-in-Chief of WINE. LUXE International Ltd.
Wine : Wines from the major Italian wines producing regions
Registration and Enquiry : Please contact Mr. Terence Yu (9215 0064) terenceyu111@gmail.com or
    Ms. Annie Choy (9419 8687) choy_annie@yahoo.com.hk  
    * Seats are limited and registration is on first-come-first-served basis.
Payment : By direct deposit toDBS Bank account of “ Joint University Alumni Associations
    Wine Club” (DBS Bank: 78-3204835)
    *Please send the bank-in slip to Terence Yu after deposit, and keep the bank deposit 
     slip for record.
JUAA Wine Club : http://www.ln.edu.hk/file/oiaaa/alumni/morewineclub
2 November, 2014
日期: 2014年11月2日 (星期日) 
時間:  下午2時 至 晚上7時 
地點: 香港保護兒童會 - 兒童及家庭服務中心 
  (九龍九龍城馬頭涌道107號地下) 
服務對象:  60名兒童及家庭服務中心(九龍城)的本地和少數族裔兒童及其家人
義工名額:  18名*備註
備註:  *參加校友可帶同最多一名年滿18歲或以上親友參加此活動 
截止報名日期: 2014年10月17日(星期五) (名額有限, 額滿即止!)
Campus News

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In response to the nomination by Legislative Council member the Hon Charles Peter Mok, Lingnan University Council Chairman the Hon Bernard Chan took the “Ice Bucket Challenge” on 21 August and then nominated President Leonard K Cheng, who took the challenge on 22 August.

The Service-Learning Festival 2014 was held successfully from 4 to 26 September with an array of activities to promote the giving culture on Lingnan campus.

13 September, 2014

The first LU Service Day, co-organised by five student societies and the Student Services Centre, was held in the afternoon of 13 September, with about 140 Lingnan students serving the needy in six different service projects.

16 September, 2014

Alumna Brenda Hong, an outstanding local artist, shared her knowledge of modern ink painting with Lingnan staff and students at a seminar on 16 September.

16 September, 2014

At the “Tuesdays with Mentors” dinner talk on 16 September, Lingnan alumnus Dr Henry Choi shared with students how he overcame the challenges in career development and encouraged students to build a positive attitude.

18 September, 2014

The opening of the “We Are Golden” Film Series, jointly organised by the Core Curriculum and General Education Office (CCGEO), the Centre for Cinema Studies (CCS) and CNEX Foundation Ltd, was held on 18 September.

“University is a place for personal discovery and transformation. It is also where students explore and define their dreams, and equip themselves with the necessary knowledge and skills for their future pursuits,” said President Leonard K Cheng in his fifth Letter to Lingnanians published on 1 September, urging students to take full advantage of the learning opportunities to identify and attain their goals.

23 September, 2014

With the completion of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Future Leaders (Lingnan Elites) Internship Programme organised for the first time from May to July this year, a number of participating students talked about their internship and life experience gained during the seven weeks they spent in Shanghai in a sharing session held on 23 September.

The Council of Lingnan University has set up a panel to review the Lingnan University Ordinance, focussing mainly on student participation in Council business as stipulated in the Ordinance. A campus-wide consultation is being launched from September through November.

3 October, 2014

Lingnan University (LU) welcomes the Government’s announcement on 3 October 2014 of the appointment of Mr Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen to succeed The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan as Chairman of the Council of LU from 22 October 2014.

Awards and Achievements
16 August, 2014

Lingnan Rowing Team achieved remarkable results in the 7th Jackie Chan Challenge Cup Hong Kong Universities Rowing Championships 2014 held on 16-17 August at Shing Mun River, Shatin.

31 August, 2014

Lingnan University’s Chinese Debate Team won the First Runner-up and the best debater prizes at the 16th Basic Law Debating Competition organised by the Joint Committee for the Promotion of the Basic Law of Hong Kong on 31 August.

New Publications

After one and a half years of comprehensive research, Associate Professor Lau Chi-pang of Lingnan’s Department of History concluded his study of Hong Kong’s airports – from the Kai Tak era to Chek Lap Kok – in his new publication Legend of the Sky – from Kai Tak to Chek Lap Kok, a project commissioned by the Airport Authority Hong Kong. A book launch was held at Asia Society Hong Kong on 12 September.

The new issue of the Library Matters, a publication of Fong Sum Wood Library of Lingnan University, is now available online.

The 17th volume of Slant, a newsletter of the Office of Service-Learning of Lingnan University, is now published. The theme of this issue is “Continue to Grow in Wisdom”.

In memory of Dr Ng Wing-mui (Mui-E)

The University records with deep sadness the passing of Dr Ng Wing-mui (Mui-E) in late July.

Others

Lingnan University graduate Lau Sui-lung started cycling from Guzhang county of Hunan province in Mainland China in mid-September to raise funds for five rural primary schools there to build libraries.

Upcoming Events
13 October, 2014
Date: 13 October 2014 (Monday)
Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: Chan Tak Tai Auditorium, Lingnan University
Enquiries: 2616 8964

 

13 October, 2014
Date  :  13 Oct 2014
Time  :  10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Venue  :  Lam Woo Lecture Theatre (MBG06), G/F, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Prof Wang An-chi, Distinguished Professor of Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University and Art Director, GuoGuang Opera Company
Organiser  :  Chinese Language Education and Assessment Centre, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 7701
Remarks  :  - Open to public
- Language: Putonghua
13 October, 2014
日期 : 2014年10月13日 (星期一)
時間 : 下午4:30 - 下午6:30
地點 : 嶺大永安前庭
講者 : 許寶強,嶺大文化研究系
    朱凱廸,土地正義聯盟
查詢 : cs@LN.edu.hk
    2616 7491

 

27 October, 2014
日期 : 20141027 (星期一)
時間 : 下午4:30 - 下午6:30
地點 : 嶺大永安前庭
講者 : 陳允中,嶺大文化研究系
    金佩瑋, 本土學者,香港大學比較文學博士候選人
查詢
: cs@LN.edu.hk
    2616 7491
20 October, 2014
Date: 20 October 2014 (Monday)
Time: 9 am – 6 pm
Venue: Chan Tak Tai Auditorium, Lingnan University
Website: http://www.ln.edu.hk/congregation/
Enquiries: 2616 8963

 

22 October, 2014
Date  :  22 Oct 2014
Time  :  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue  :  LKK301, 3/F, Leung Kau Kui Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Dr Ivan Peshkov, Assistant Professor, Institute of Eastern Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University
Organiser  :  Department of History, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 8339
Remarks  :  - Open to public
- Language: English
1 November, 2014
Date: 1 November 2014 (Saturday)
Time: 10 am – 5 pm   
Venue: Lingnan University Campus
Website: http://www.LN.edu.hk/infoday
Enquiries: 2616 8989
17 November, 2014
日期 : 20141117 (星期一)
時間 : 下午4:30 - 下午6:30
地點 : 嶺大永安前庭
講者 : 葉蔭聰,嶺大文化研究系
    陳景輝,未來民主大學發起人
查詢
: cs@LN.edu.hk
    2616 7491

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