On the morning of September 4th, the opening ceremony of class 2017 freshmen in our school was held in the East Sports Ground. School party secretary Cheng Jianping, deputy party secretary, President Dong Qi, vice president Shi Peijun, vice president Chen Guangju, Hao Fanghua, Zhang Kai, Chen Li, deputy party secretary Li Xiaobing, assistant principal Zhang Qiang and other school leaders, senior professor Lin Chongde, attended the opening ceremony. Relevant function units, divisions, schools, departments’ leaders, freshman class teachers and counselors, as well as 2017 undergraduate students, graduate students, all freshmen and part of the new students’ parents attended the opening ceremony. The ceremony was presided over by Li Xiaobing.
Dong Qi expressed welcome and congratulations to the 2017 freshmen on behalf of all the staff. He introduced the 115 year history of the school formed a fine tradition and “the four-have good teacher” requirements the general secretary Xi Jinping put forwarded while he was visiting BNU. Dong Qi also addressed the strategic objectives of BNU construction work benchmark to become a world-class university. He encouraged the students to put the first-class standard as their own requirements, fight courageously, temper forward, and pursue the excellence in life; and strive to become the benchmark for moral and clear ambitions, truth-seeking and innovation, progress in pace of times, and tie up heart with the world; inherit and carry forward the "Learn, so as to instruct others; Act, to serve as example to all" motto; to write up the most beautiful youth life in Beijing Normal University; and strive to achieve the BNU dream of becoming a world-class university, and the nation’s great rejuvenation China dream.
Mr. Lin Chongde spoke as a faculty representative. He combines learning and conduct, to encouraged the students love the alma mater university, inherit the school motto spirit, carry forward the fine tradition; independent learning, establish innovation consciousness, cultivate the spirit of innovation; pay attention to cultivation, consciously practice the socialist core values, strive to grow up, add power to BNU’s construction of world-class university.
The president of BNU student association Wang Dong spoke on behalf of students, 2017 freshman of social sciences school Mu Le and 2017 chemistry doctoral student Zhang Ying spoke as new student representatives on the ceremony. They expressed the feeling of looking forward to the university life and the best wishes to the school 115th anniversary. They call for all freshmen to not forget the early heart, work hard, and build and promote the Beijing Normal University People's temperament, continue to carry forward the scientific spirit, increase innovation ability, to contribute to the development of the country and the society.
The opening ceremony ended in a clear voice at the song of Beijing Normal University.
(Undergraduate student work division, Graduate student work division)