HBU Held the Launching Ceremony of the 100-Day Countdown to Its 100th Anniversary

 

On July 10, HBU held a grand launching ceremony of the 100-day countdown to its 100th anniversary. HBU leaders, Baoding City leaders, representatives of alumni and entrepreneurs, friends from the media, and middle-level university officials, teachers and student representatives gathered together to witness the important moments.

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Party Secretary Guo Jian presided over the ceremony.

Party Secretary Guo Jian presided over the ceremony. He pointed out that HBU, which listens to the party and follows the party, will celebrate its 100th anniversary on October 18, 2021. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, HBU will take this opportunity to seize the historical opportunity of the co-construction by Ministry of Education, the People’s Government of Hebei Province, aim at building herself as a first-class university, and build the two universities’ discipline groups of Yanzhao culture, life sciences and green develop. And HBU will implement the three strategies of “Top Liberal Arts, promote science and engineering, and rise medical science”, and implement the school-running philosophy of “quality, talents, characteristics, service, and management according to law”. HBU will be based on the new development stage, implement the new development concept, serve to build a new development pattern, to distinguish herself as a first-class university. HBU will continue to struggle in the future and promote herself to a new chapter. Thus, to contribute to the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, the construction of Xiong’an New Area, and make new contributions to the construction of an economically strong province and beautiful Hebei!

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Kang Le, the president and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, delivered a speech on behalf of HBU.

Kang Le, the president and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, delivered an enthusiastic speech on behalf of HBU. He said that over the past 100 years, HBU has undergone ups and downs but unswervingly committed herself to self-development in the pursuit of excellence, has cultivated countless outstanding talents, and has taken root in land of Yanzhao and serving the society. Kang Le emphasized that the 100-day countdown to the centenary celebration indicates that the preparations have entered the critical stage. Focused on the theme of “forge ahead in a new era and create new brilliance”, all the members of HBU will work together to make the celebration a grand event that recalls the HBU’s history, sums up HBU’s experience, and shows HBU’s achievements. It focuses on academic exchanges, adheres to academic guidance, highlights academic background, and brings together high-level domestic experts and scholars to hold the Yanzhao Cultural Forum, the Baiyang Lake Basin Ecological Management Forum, the Rural Revitalization Forum and other “Yuxiu Academic” lecture series activities. HBU is based on cultural construction and insists on running the university with culture. It will hold activities such as the commemorative meeting of 100th anniversary of the founding of HBU, variety show, organizational reform and development achievements exhibitions, university history exhibitions, 100-meter long scrolls as a tribute to HBU, solicit essay about centenary celebration, etc.; it will gather society power to implement of a series of regurgitation-feeding projects such as “Jinfenghuanchao” and “Chunhuisiyuan”, improve the alumni work system, convene entrepreneurs’ associations, gather alumni forces, strengthen cooperation with all walks of life, and form an important force for the construction of first-class universities. He believes that with the joint efforts of all teachers and students, the warm care of alumni, and the enthusiastic participation of all sectors of society, the centenary celebration will be a complete success, and the dream of being a first-class university will be come true!

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Yan Jihong, Deputy Secretary of Baoding Municipal Party Committee and Acting Mayor, delivered a speech.

Yan Jihong, Deputy Secretary of the Baoding Municipal Party Committee and Acting Mayor, on behalf of the CPC Baoding Municipal Party Committee and Baoding Municipal People’s Government, extended warm congratulations to all teachers, students and staff of HBU and alumni at home and abroad. She said that for many years, HBU and Baoding city have been dependent on each other, and the both sides have conducted in-depth cooperation in the fields of talent training, scientific research and innovation, cultural prosperity, and social services. HBU has provided intellectual and talent support to Baoding’s economic and social development. The two parties signed the Strategic Cooperation Agreement 2018, and the cooperation between the both sides is moving in a more in-depth and solid direction. She sincerely hopes that HBU will carry out all-round cooperation at multiple levels and in-depth areas to jointly promote the high-quality development of education in Baoding.

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Chu Xianying, the Alumni representative, Party Secretary and Chairman of HEBEI CHENGXIN Co., Ltd. delivered a speech.

Chu Xianying, the alumni representative, Party Secretary and Chairman of HEBEI CHENGXIN Co., Ltd. expressed his blessings for the 100th anniversary of his alma mater. He said that he has extremely special feelings for his alma mater, and is really proud of the fact that HBU has become a “university co-constructed by Ministry of Education, the People’s Government of Hebei Province” and has stepped onto a new platform for career development. The students must work together to promote better and faster development of HBU and bring HBU to the next 100 years.

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Li Baoyuan, honorary chairman of Hebei Construction Corporation Limited, delivered a speech.

Li Baoyuan, honorary chairman of Hebei Construction Corporation Limited, recalled that he undertook the construction of the main teaching building of HBU in 1999 and won the China Construction Engineering Luban Prize. Since then, he has participated in the construction of many key projects of HBU, and has donated funds for many times. So, he has a deep friendship with HBU. He hopes that more social forces can donate generously, contribute to the development of education in Hebei province, and jointly write a new chapter.

At the launching ceremony, the Education Foundation of HBU formally opened the “Donation Platform for HBU’s Centenary Anniversary” and held an online ceremony; released the Second Announcement of the Centenary Anniversary of HBU, and announced the logo and mascot for the HBU’s centenary celebration; released “A Letter to Alumni at Home and Abroad”, and look forward to alumni and friends from all over the world joining the celebration in the Golden Autumn. With the exciting music, the leaders and representatives of teachers and students jointly launched the 100-day countdown device for the centenary anniversary.

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“Donation Platform for HBU’s Centenary Anniversary” was officially launched.

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HBU to Mark her Centenary Celebration in 2021 (2nd Announcement)

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 “A Letter to Alumni at Home and Abroad”

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The leaders and representatives of teachers and students jointly launched the 100-day countdown device for the 100th anniversary

HBU has been founded for one hundred years and this is just a prologue. On the ceremony, short themed videos “A Hundred Years of HBU” and “Youth of HBU” were also played. The teachers and students also presented wonderful artistic performances to express their sincere blessings to HBU for a better tomorrow.



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Teachers and students presented wonderful artistic performances