Source: Alumni Association
Editor: Teng Fei
On August 24, Beijing Normal University Alumni Returning Activities for Graduation Rank Years in 2019 was held. Nearly 3,000 alumni who were graduated in 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009 from 26 schools and departments returned to BNU. Dong Qi, President of Beijing Normal University, attended the commemorative meeting and delivered a speech. Chen Guangju, Vice President of the Alumni Association, Tang Chao, as well as the leaders of schools and departments of BNU, and representatives of teachers, attended the meeting.
Dong Qi welcomed the alumni back to their alma mater on behalf of all the teachers and students. He thanked the alumni for their contributions to the country in their respective fields and for winning honors for the alma mater. Dong Qi introduced to the alumni the development of the school in recent years in personnel training, scientific research, social services, international exchanges, school-running conditions, campus appearance and other aspects. He also introduced the construction effect of the "two first-class" school, the school-running pattern of "one body, two wings" and the strategic policy of serving the country's major social needs. 。 Dong Qi said that alumni are an important force in building world-class universities and deepening comprehensive reform. In the new era, the Alma Mater will uphold the concept of "Give them a leg up to get them going and serving the whole life" of alumni work, explore and innovate, and build a fate community of "working together with alumni, building, managing, sharing and win-win" so as to make the achievements of school development and construction, benefit the vast number of alumni and provide alumni warm home with high-quality services. It is hoped that the Beijing Normal University will not forget its original intention and keep its mission in mind so as to contribute to the realization of the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the dream of building a world-class university with Chinese characteristics, and constantly write the wonderful stories of the Beijing Normal University in the current of the times.
Address by Dong Qi, President of Beijing Normal University
The 1969 alumni representatives, Yang Haizhong, from the Chinese Department, recalled his time at his alma mater and thanked alma mater for its training. He said that he would remember the motto of "Learn so as to instruct others, Act to serve as example to all". He would never forget his first heart, remember his mission, dare to take on the responsibility, make every effort to contribute to the realization of the goal of "two hundred years" for the country and build a world-class university for his alma mater.
Speech on behalf of alumni by Yang Hai of the Chinese Department
Cao Xiaofan, a representative of future alumni and a member of the Grade 2018 School of Journalism and Communication, said that the qualities of senior Alumni who love their position and work hard, love their alma mater and know how to be grateful are worth learning. In the future, they will cherish the time, keep forging ahead, be knowledgeable and ambitious, and strive to be the pillar of the country and society.
Cao Xiaofan Speeches on behalf of Future Alumni
In the section of saluting senior alumni, 1959 alumni expressed their gratitude to their alma mater, teachers and wishes for their younger generations. Six alumni representatives were interviewed on the spot to share their unforgettable stories and life experiences while they were studying at school. The leaders of the Alumni Association wore the Graduation Rank Anniversary Medal for them. Alumni and teachers recite the poem "BNU and You" together, which push the atmosphere of the commemorative meeting to a climax.
Alumni and teachers recite the poem "BNU and You"
The leaders of the schools & departments awarded the "Alumni Liaison Ambassador Certificate" for the representatives of the alumni class contact person on the spot.
Me and My Motherland "Flash Show"
At the beginning, a flash show of "My Motherland and I" was performed to express the love and blessing of the BNUers for the motherland. In particular, the commemorative conference produced "Return is still a teenager" micro-film, set up campus walking of Changping New Campus, Furen Campus, School History Museum, Cultural Museum, Herbarium visits and other projects.
This activity is the first time that the school organizes a large-scale alumni Rank-year return to school. It has received various schools and departments, as well as the Party Committee Office/Principal Office, Party Committee Propaganda Department (News Center), Party Committee Student Work Department, School League Committee, General Affairs Office (Logistics Management Office), Teaching Affairs Office (Graduate School), Finance and Economics Department, etc. The activities obtained support and cooperation of the Audit Office, Changping Campus Comprehensive Management Office, Security Department, School Workers Union, Archives, School Hospital and other relevant departments. The activities gathered the strength of alumni, deepened the friendship among alumni, and enhanced the sense of belonging of alumni to their alma mater. For the first time, the event took the form of live picture broadcasting. At present, more than 1.7 million people have browsed on it.