On the morning of November 19, 2019, South China Agricultural University celebrated the 110th anniversary of its founding in Dingying Auditorium. Alumni from home and abroad gathered together. The ceremony was hosted by Wang Binwei, Secretary of SCAU Party Committee.
Guests from home and abroad, retired staff, alumni, representatives from partner universities faculty and students gathered together
WANG Binwei, Secretary of SCAU Party Committee Hosting the Ceremony
At the beginning of the ceremony, Liu Yahong, President of SCAU reviewed the long history of our university and pointed out that we will follow the path of high-quality development to build SCAU into a world-class university with Chinese characteristics in agriculture.
President LIU Yahong Reviewing the History of SCAU
Sun Qixin, President of China Agricultural University, gave a speech as the representative of partner universities.Professor Dolores O’Riordan, Vice President for Global Engagement, University College Dublin(UCD) gave a speech on behalf of SCAU's global partners. She mentioned that SCAU and UCD have benefited a lot from the cooperation in the past decade. In the future, SCAU and UCD will open a new chapter with the hope of establishing an international joint college in early 2020.
Dr. Tong Ka Lok, Vice President, Macau University of Science and Technology(MUST) delivered a speech representing partner universities in Macao and Hong Kong. He indicated that SCAU and MUST will continue the cooperation to provide a firm support of talents and technology for the development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, contributing more to the prosperity of Guangdong, Macao, and even the whole country.
Professor SUN Qixin,President of China Agricultural University
Professor Dolores O’Riordan, Vice President, UCD
Dr. Tong Ka Lok, Vice President of Macau University of Science and Technology
Mr. LIAO Sentai, Secretary of Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences Party Committee,
Representative of SCAU Alumni
Prof. LUO Xiwen, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Representative of SCAU ‘s Faculty
HE Ziyi, Student Representative
ZHENG Weiyi, Deputy Secretary General of the Guangdong Government
Inauguration of South China Agricultural University Branch of Guangzhou National Technological Innovation Center for Modern Agriculture Industry was also held in the ceremony. After the inauguration, Zhen Weiyi, Deputy Secretary-General of People's Government of Guangdong Province, made a speech on behalf of the provincial government. He recognized SCAU’ s achievements in education and hoped that SCAU could achieve its goal as soon as possible.
Inauguration of South China Agricultural University Branch of Guangzhou National Technological Innovation Center for Modern Agriculture Industry
2019 Staff Retirement Ceremony
Performance and Singing the Golden Aspiration, Anthem of South China Agricultural University
More than 10,000 alumni returned to their alma mater to attend the ceremony. The entire ceremony was broadcast live online. Over 20 media such as People’s Daily, China News Service, China Youth Daily, Nanfang Daily and Yangcheng Evening News covered the event.
（Translated by Li Yingqi
Proofread by Yu Yunling）