- 전남대, 개교 67주년 기념식 개최
|▲ Jeong Byung-seok, the president of CNU, gives a speech during the celebration ceremony of the 67th Anniversary of Chonnam National University on June 5.|
Chonnam National University (CNU) celebrated the 67th anniversary of the founding of the university. CNU held the celebration ceremony on June 5 at Minjumaru on Gwangju campus. About 500 people including the president of CNU, the president of CNU Alumni Association, faculty, alumni and staff members attended the ceremony. The university awarded a variety of valuable prizes including Hugwang Academic Award, Yongbong Academic Awards, and Honorary Grand Prizes. The 12th Hugwang Academic Award was given to Song Ki-suk, emeritus professor of CNU. Jeong Byung-seok, the president of CNU remarked in his speech, “The history of CNU itself is a valuable asset for mankind, but now it is time to rewrite the new history of innovation.” He also added that the university should be the nourishment for students who will enter the era of the fourth industrial revolution. Best and long-serving professors and staff members who have been contributing to the development of the university also were awarded at the ceremony.
By Lee So-hyun, Student Editor
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