The Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony was held at Lingnan Club on 24 May 2017. Mr Patrick Wong Chi-kwong, Chairman of LEO and President Leonard K Cheng officiated at the Ceremony and presented certificates of appointment to the students. This year, 59 students were appointed as LEO Ambassadors. They will help promote Lingnan’s Liberal Arts Education and at the same time, contribute their efforts to social services.
Generously supported by LEO, the 10-year “LEO Ambassadors Programme” provides scholarships and awards to recognise students with outstanding academic performance and social service commitment, and to support students with financial difficulties to go on exchange and enjoy on-campus hostel life.
Mr Patrick Wong, Chairman of LEO delivered a speech at the Appointment Ceremony.
Mr Patrick Wong (1st from the left) and President Leonard K Cheng (1st from the right) presented certificates of appointment to the students.
Thirty-four scholarships were awarded by Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation to support students participating in exchange programmes to overseas or mainland China for one semester in the academic year 2015/16. The Scholarships had enriched students’ academic knowledge and at the same time, achieved quality whole-person education through overseas experience.
A sharing session was arranged on 6 April 2017, Mr Matthew Lee, Project Manager and Ms Irene Ng, Project Assistant, representatives of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation, attended the session and appreciated the students who had availed fully of the exchange opportunities and broadened the horizons; at the same time, contributed their efforts and joined social services in both overseas and local communities.
The Lingnan University - Chow Tai Fook Student Exchange Scholarships were established in 2014 with a donation of HK$1 million each year for three consecutive years, totalling HK$3 million, to support students who had taken part in community services and with good academic performance to go on exchange.
Students shared their views on exchange and community services with Mr Matthew Lee, Project Manager (5th from the right) and Ms Irene Ng, Project Assistant (4th from the right) of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation.
Lingnan University established the Jockey Club “We Care, We Serve & We Learn @ Tuen Mun” Programme with the generous donation of HK$8 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. A launching ceremony was held on 20 March 2017 (Monday) at the University’s campus, and was officiated by the presence of Mr Simon Ip, Deputy Chairman of the Council of the University; President Leonard K Cheng; and Ms Winnie Ying, Executive Manager of Charities (Grant Making – Youth, Education & Training, Poverty) of The Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Jockey Club “We Care, We Serve & We Learn @ Tuen Mun” Programme is a 3-year programme supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. It aims to promote the concept of inter-generational collaboration and active aging through working with different stakeholders including government departments, non-governmental organizations, academia and business partners, and to create a cross-sectoral collaborative Service-Learning platform.
Ms Winnie Ying (centre), Mr Simon Ip (3rd from left), President Leonard Cheng (3rd from right) and other officiating guests kicked start the Jockey Club “We Care, We Serve & We Learn @ Tuen Mun” Programme.