The Chinese University of Hong Kong Holds 75th Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) held its 75th Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees today (6 December). Dr. Vincent H.C. CHENG, Chairman of the University Council presided at the Congregation.
Four distinguished people were conferred honorary degrees in recognition of their outstanding contributions in their respective areas of achievement to cultural, educational, scientific research and social advancement. They are: Prof. Andrew D. HAMILTON, Prof. YANG Fujia, Dr. Ronnie CHAN Chichung and Dr. Katie YANG LEUNG Yin-fong (alias FONG Yim-fun).
Prof. Andrew D. Hamilton was conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. Prof. Yang Fujia received the degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa. Dr. Ronnie Chan Chichung and Dr. Katie Yang Leung Yin-fong were awarded the degree of Doctor of Social Science, honoris causa.
Besides the four honorary degrees, a total of 375 doctoral degrees were conferred at the Congregation. These included four Doctor of Medicine, 349 Doctor of Philosophy, 13 Doctor of Education, one Doctor of Music and eight Doctor of Nursing.
Citations of four honorary graduates
Speech of Prof. Andrew D. Hamilton
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