The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School receives a generous donation of 200,000 surgical masks from Mr. Daniel Guan-fei Liang, student of EMBA (Chinese) Programme (Year 2), in support of protecting the health of the university community. A virtual ceremony was held recently in acknowledgment and appreciation of the donation.
Prof. Seen-Meng Chew, Associate Dean (External Engagement) of CUHK Business School, expressed, “I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Liang for his kindness and care for CUHK in addition to his generous donation. It is with such selfless dedication and support of every CUHK faculty, student, alumnus and staff member that we keep our campus safe and continue to build a caring community at this difficult time.”
He added, “As the city grapples with the wave of the pandemic, the University relies on its frontline staff, who are at the coalface of the pandemic doing everything possible to keep the campus running.” The 200,000 surgical masks donated by Mr. Liang have been distributed to the frontline staff and students in different departments and colleges of the University for their imminent needs.
Prof. Seen-Meng Chew, Associate Dean (External Engagement), CUHK Business School (Row two, centre), Prof. Ming Liu, Director of Executive MBA (Chinese) Programme, CUHK Business School (Row two, 2nd from the left), Mr. Daniel Liang (Row two, 2nd from the right) and representatives from departments and colleges of CUHK at the virtual ceremony held on 31 March.
Prof. Ming Liu, Director of Executive MBA (Chinese) Programme said at the ceremony, “CUHK Business School is committed to nurturing a socially responsible mindset in its students. Mr. Liang’s care for and contribution to the University and the wider community are invaluable. We hope that the epidemic will soon be over and that Mr. Liang and other students will be able to return and meet at the beautiful campus of CUHK.”
Mr. Liang said at the ceremony, “I have been studying and working in the Greater Bay Area and Guangzhou region for many years, I am thrilled to be accepted to study in CUHK. I hope to do my bit for the University and that the epidemic will be over very soon. I look forward to more exchanges between Hong Kong, the Mainland and the rest of the world.”
Also, the CUHK Business School expresses a sincere thank you to alumna Ms. Jasmine Liu [EMBA (Chinese), 2021] for her kind assistance in arranging the delivery of 200,000 surgical masks donated by Mr. Liang to the University campus. Both the generous donation and assistance in action demonstrate the spirit of mutual support among students and alumni, and are important in supporting the ongoing effort of the University in the fight against the pandemic.
The surgical masks donated by Mr. Liang have been distributed to the frontline staff and students in different departments and colleges of the University.