The 2020 graduation ceremony and degree awarding ceremony in the form of offline and online “cloud graduation ceremony”. 2000 graduate representatives attended the on-site ceremony and more than 14000 graduates gathered online to watch the ceremony.
School leaders Song Zhenghui, Liu Jiongtian, Qu Lingbo, Li Xingcheng, Gu Zhenqing, Zhang Qianhong, Guan Shaokang, Han Guohe, Wu Hongyang, Zhao Mingyi, Dong Zigang, Huo Yuping, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and chief professor of the school of physics, He Jilin, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, School of Materials Science and Engineering, president of Henan Institute of Resources and Materials Industry Technology, Liu Zhangsuo, dean of the First Affiliated Hospital of ZZU, members of the Academic Degree Committee, and principal responsible comrades of various colleges attended the ceremony and sat on the rostrum. More than 16000 persons from major responsible comrades, teachers’ representatives and all graduates attended the ceremony. The ceremony was presided over by vice president Zhang Qianhong.
At 7: 00 in the morning, amid the majestic national anthem, the national flag was raised slowly, and the graduation ceremony and degree awarding ceremony of ZZU in 2020 officially kicked off. At the ceremony, Gu Zhenqing, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of ZZU, read out “Decision of ZZU on Commending Outstanding Graduates in 2020” and “Decision on Commending Advanced Collectives and Advanced Individuals in the ‘Three Ones’ Theme Education Activities for 2020 Graduates”.
Song Zhenghui, secretary of the Party Committee, took a group photo with the student representatives who won the title of “Outstanding Graduates” in 2020, and with the advanced collective who won the title of “Three Ones” theme education activity of graduates in 2020.
Guan Shaokang, member of the Standing Committee and vice president of ZZU, read out the decision of the Degree Awarding Committee and presided over the awarding ceremony. Liu Jiongtian, vice chairman of the CPPCC Henan Provincial Committee and President of ZZU, awarded degrees to the representatives of doctoral graduates, master graduates and undergraduate graduates respectively.
Zhao Hangyi, undergraduate student representative, Shao Zhichao, graduate student representative, Li Tao, 1994 alumni of School of Physics and Engineering, founder, chairman and CEO of APUS, Zhao Song, teacher representative, respectively made speeches.
Liu Jiongtian delivered a speech on the topic of “Isolated Method, Open Logic”. He said that all graduates should be down-to-earth in the face of a new life. As long as they adhere to a down-to-earth attitude towards life, they will find a bright starting point for their career. In the face of a new life, they should embrace the society, integrate into society, be learners, be masters, and actively embrace the society. In the face of a new life, be confident. “I am a student of ZZU” means not only the professional knowledge, skills and way of thinking you have acquired, but also confidence.
In the witness of teachers, all graduates solemnly vowed to express a firm commitment to their alma mater and themselves. All the teachers and students sang “Singing to the Motherland”, with the graduation ceremony and degree awarding ceremony coming to an end. After the graduation ceremony, school held the degree awarding ceremony in the main campus, the south campus, the north campus and the medical college.
The road of the future has been extended from the foot, and the new journey needs to be carried forward by the youth generation. The alma mater sincerely wishes that all graduates of the year 2020 will live up to the heavy responsibilities of the times, the entrustment of school, and their youth. They will always maintain their feelings of home and country, take on the responsibility and mission, and hone their excellent skills, so as to creaｔe their youth dream and write the brilliant chapter of life in their hard work!