On 29 August, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School held an inauguration ceremony to welcome the new undergraduate class of 2022 to the School’s community.
The annual flagship event marks the beginning of a new chapter for 700 newly admitted undergraduate students from 16 locations. The celebration was also joined by the students’ family members.
Prof. Lin Zhou, Dean of CUHK Business School, applauded the tremendous efforts the students made in overcoming the challenging high school years amidst the pandemic.
Looking back at the hardest time during COVID-19, Prof. Zhou inspired the freshmen with one important lesson, “No one knows what the future holds, but we are here and now to craft it. Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
“CUHK Business School is a nurturing cradle for generations of global business leaders, and home to more than 40,000 alumni who have become the driving force for positive changes in society.”
Prof. Zhou invited the students to step out of their comfort zone and take advantage of the experiential and interdisciplinary learning opportunities aplenty to live their life to the fullest at CUHK.
Prof. Lin Zhou, Dean of CUHK Business School
Mr. Leong Cheung (1994 BBA), Former Executive Director, Charities & Community at The Hong Kong Jockey Club, was nominated as this year’s Beta Gamma Sigma CUHK Chapter Honoree.
During the event, the Beta Gamma Sigma CUHK Chapter Honoree was announced and conferred to Mr. Leong Cheung (1994 BBA), Former Executive Director, Charities and Community at The Hong Kong Jockey Club. Established in 2000, Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the most prestigious recognition awarded to veteran business leaders who embody its ideals through exceptional leadership. A dedicated and respectable alumnus, Mr. Cheung has inspired different sectors with his extraordinary leadership and remarkable endeavours in creating positive impact to the community.
A highlight of the evening was the signature badge presentation ceremony. The annual tradition signifies the undertaking of responsibility by the new class and celebrates the transition into business education and profession.
Dr. John Lai, Assistant Dean (Undergraduate Studies), CUHK Business School
Dr. John Lai, Assistant Dean (Undergraduate Studies), drew a captivating close to the event and encouraged students to dream big, work diligently and build unforgettable friendships in the transformative journey.
The inauguration was concluded by a heartwarming music performance performed by CUHK students.