8 November 2020

CUHK Chung Chi College Launches its 70th Anniversary Celebration Series



Chung Chi College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) held a special Kick-off  Ceremony on 30 October 2020 to launch its range of 70th Anniversary Celebrations.

The Kick-off Ceremony took place in the College’s 69th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ceremony was held in dual modes through live streaming and online broadcasting, and was attended by over 1,300 friends, teachers, staff, students, and alumni of Chung Chi College. The officiating guests included Professor Rocky S. TUAN, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK, Mr. HAU Wan Fai Alfred, Vice-Chairman of Chung Chi College Board of Trustees, Professor FONG Wing Ping, Head of Chung Chi College, Professor FUNG Tung, Chairman of Chung Chi College 70th Anniversary Celebration Organising Committee, Professor CHEUNG Yuet Wah, Vice-Chairman of Chung Chi College 70th Anniversary Celebration Organising Committee, Mr. LIU Kin Wa Kinson, Chairman of Chung Chi College Alumni Association and Miss HO Sze Hang Sharie, President of Chung Chi College Student Union.

The Ceremony began with a photo slideshow to recap Chung Chi College’s development and remarkable accomplishments in the past seven decades. Professor FUNG Tung revealed the programme for the upcoming celebration activities and announced the winners of the 70th Anniversary Logo and Slogan Competitions. Over 100 entries had been received for the Competitions. Professor Fung expressed sincere gratitude to the students and alumni for their enthusiastic support. He added “We look forward to have more members from the Chung Chi big family, including students and alumni from different generations and regions, to take part in our 18-month celebrations.” The officiating guests then marked the launch of the celebratory events for the College’s 70th Anniversary by presiding over the switching-on ceremony.

Chung Chi College was founded in October 1951 by representatives of Protestant Churches in Hong Kong. It moved to its current site in the Ma Liu Shui Valley in 1956. In 1963, the College was incorporated as one of the three founding colleges of CUHK. Over the years, Chung Chi has committed to providing its students with whole person education with a broad and balanced development, promoting learning and growth through experience. The College had a very modest beginning with only 63 students in the first year. Now, it admits nearly 3,200 undergraduates annually and has brought over 28,000 graduates into the alumni community.

Approaching the milestone of the 70th jubilee, Chung Chi College will organize a series of celebration events in the coming months, including the classic “Ma On Shan Race”, an anniversary banquet, carnival, student forum, symposium, and art and cultural activities. For latest information on the celebration activities, please visit the website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/ccc/cc70

Professor FUNG Tung introduces upcoming celebration activities and announces the winners of the 70th Anniversary Logo and Slogan Competitions.
Professor FUNG Tung introduces upcoming celebration activities and announces the winners of the 70th Anniversary Logo and Slogan Competitions.

(From left) Mr. LIU Kin Wa Kinson, Professor FUNG Tung, Mr. HAU Wan Fai Alfred, Professor Rocky S. TUAN, Professor FONG Wing Ping, Professor CHEUNG Yuet Wah and Miss. HO Sze Hang Sharie, opening the College’s 70th Anniversary Celebration with a switching-on ceremony.
(From left) Mr. LIU Kin Wa Kinson, Professor FUNG Tung, Mr. HAU Wan Fai Alfred, Professor Rocky S. TUAN, Professor FONG Wing Ping, Professor CHEUNG Yuet Wah and Miss. HO Sze Hang Sharie, opening the College’s 70th Anniversary Celebration with a switching-on ceremony.