Inheriting and promoting the tradition of studiousness and fostering of talents, honoring the valedictorians, praising outstanding students in the 2018-2019 academic year, encouraging and supporting the newly-disadvantaged freshmen to energetically step on the path of university, on the evening of September 16, 2019, at Trung Vuong Theater, the University of Da Nang solemnly held the "Valedictorian Honoring Ceremony and Raising the Freshmen’s Step 2019 ”. This is an annual program with many meaningful activities relating to study and talent encouragement to celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh's Will (1969-2019), 25th anniversary of UD’s establishment (1994- 2019) and welcome freshmen of UD in 2019.
Overview of the Ceremony with full of delegates and 1100 freshmen
Attending the ceremony were Mr. Vo Cong Tri - Permanent Deputy Secretary of Danang City Party Committee, Mr. Le Trung Chinh - Vice Chairman of Danang city People's Committee and representative leaders of Danang city’s departments, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu - Secretary of the Party Committee, President of UD and UD’s members leaders. Attending the program, there were also representatives of sponsors, businesses and leaders of high schools where honorable valedictorians graduated, representatives of parents, central and local press and media agencies. Especially, the program brings together more than 1,100 typical students representing nearly 11,000 freshmen of the year 2019 and excellent students of UD in the academic year 2018-2019.
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu – President of UD delivered speech at the Ceremony
Speaking at the ceremony, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu - President of UD congratulated the achievements of the freshmen in the National High School Exam and be honored to become a student of UD. The President praised the efforts of the freshmen, especially the valedictorian, first-class students in the entrance examination to UD in 2019. The president expressed “This achievement is resulted from student’s efforts and credit of teachers, schools, families and the studious tradition of their hometown”.“In the context of difficulty in enrollment faced by universities across the country, the members of UD have had a successful enrollment season ... valedictorian and freshmen can be proud to be a student of UD today” emphasized UD’s President.
Mr. Vo Cong Tri - Permanent Deputy Secretary of Danang City Party Committee (in the left) and Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu – President of UD honored and awarded to valedictorian of UD
The President of UD congratulated and thanked the students for choosing UD’s member universities to start their career path and wished that they will become a beacon to lead the learning and training movement of the students of UD. On this occasion, the President would like to thank the leaders of the Ministry of Education and Training, Danang City, localities, organizations, businesses and social community for continuous accompanying and supporting the University in the cause of education and training, human resource development and talent fostering for the Central-Highlands region and the whole country.
Group photo among Leaders of Danang city, UD, businesses and valedictorian
At the ceremony, Mr. Vo Cong Tri, Standing Deputy Secretary of Danang City Party Committee and Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu – President of UD honored and awarded (10 million VND) to freshman Tran Truong. Minh Chanh – University of Science and Technology - UD (majoring in High-quality Mechatronics Engineering) won the title of valedictorian of UD (with a score of 29.8). Mr. Le Trung Chinh - Vice Chairman of Danang People's Committee and Presidential Board of UD, Rectors of UD’s member universities have honored and awarded (8 million VND / valedictorian) for 09 valedictorians of UD’s universities and member units, rewarded 10 freshmen who got direct entry to UD (2 million VND / student); Commended and rewarded 35 students with excellent achievements in the academic year 2018-2019 (VND 1.5 million / student).
Mr. Le Trung Chinh-Vice Chairman of Danang People’s Committee and Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ngo Van Duong -Vice President of UD awarded to students who got direct entry to UD
On this occasion, Mr. Tran Dinh Lien, Chairman of the Study Encouragement Association of Danang City, on behalf of the City Associations, awarded 21 scholarships to freshmen (disadvantaged families registered in Danang city). Each scholarship was worth 5 million VND, including 01 scholarship of 10 million VND for 01 freshman with extremely difficult circumstances.
Vice Presidents of UD and Rectors of UD’s members awarded to students with excellent achievements in the academic year 2018-2019
Vice-Presidents of UD and the Rectors of the member universities awarded 17 scholarships of " Step Raising to Freshmen" worthing Step Raising to Freshmen” (for freshmen 2019 with disadvantaged conditions).
The Study Encouragement Association of Danang City (the left photo) and the University of Danang awarded scholarship of " Step Raising to Freshmen"