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59 KUSTers Won Medal of Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the P. R. China

Summer has gone, leaving a bright sky; autumn is approaching, making everything clear. On September 23rd, “Remain True to Our Original Aspiration and Keep Our Mission Firmly in Mind”---the KUST Commemorative Medal Presentation Ceremony of “Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China” was held at Xinying Campus, and 59 KUST teachers won the medal. The KUST leaders, ZHANG Yingjie, WANG Xueqin, TIAN Jun, YI Jianhong, WU Tao, ZHOU Fengyue, SHU Hongchun, YANG Bin, XIA Xueshan, WANG Nengmin attended the ceremony. TIAN Jun, Vice Chair of KUST University Council, presided over the ceremony.




At the beginning of the ceremony, while the national anthem was played, all the participants stood up and sang along with it.


President WANG Xueqin announced the list of commemorative medal winners. The school leaders presented and wore the medals for them.




At the ceremony, Prof. YANG Bin, the winner of the National Science and Technology Award and the leading talent in the field of science and technology of Yunnan Province, made a speech as the representative of the medal winners, expressing his gratefulness to the party and the country for the great honor. Prof. YANG Bin said that 59 KUST teachers won the medal not only indicates that KUST teachers have contributed to the establishment of New China and the construction of socialist modernization in New China for 70 years, but also shows that the achievements of KUST in the past 65 years of university running have been recognized by the Party and the people, marking the milestone of the development of New China engraved with the name of KUST. The predecessors, represented by Academician DAI Yongnian, have kept the interests of the party and the country in mind for decades. They have placed their teaching and scientific research in mind. They have never wavered their ideals and beliefs. The younger generation should learn from the older generation, cherish the glorious history, continue to work hard and make new contributions to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.



On behalf of the university, ZHANG Yingjie, Chair of KUST University Council, expressed warm congratulations and high respect to the medal winners. She hoped that all the faculty and staff could follow the example of the medal winners, thoroughly learn their advanced deeds and extensively carry forward the spirit of patriotism, dedication and struggle.



Chair ZHANG Yingjie stresse that it is of great significance to award the medals for celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. She also called on all the faculty and staff to learn from the representatives, to move forward to realize the Chinese dream, to take on the responsibilities of cultivating talents and to make contributions to the strength KUST!



It was reported that among the 59 medal winners, 3 of them were awarded national commendation awards after the founding of the People's Republic of China, 11 were the research workers who won the National Science and Technology Award after the founding of New China and 1 was an international friend who has made outstanding contributions to the founding of the People's Republic of China.



Translated by: YUN Hailun, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures

Edited by: REN Zhaoying, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Cultures

Issued by: Division of Overseas Cooperation (English)

Source: Division of Personnel (Chinese)

Edited by: KUST News Center (Chinese)