On January 15, 2017, the College of Engineering (COE) held a year-end meeting and celebration on university campus for all the faculty and staff.
Over 100 teachers and staff participated in the event to jointly review last year and welcome the arrival of the New Year of 2017.
Dean Dongxiao Zhang firstly gave heartfelt thanks to all the college faculty and staff for their diligent and hard work in the past year. He summarized COE’s achievements and progress in 2016. The college recruited 12 new faculty members in 2016, all of whom are strictly screened among their peers and are top teachers and researchers in their respective age groups.
In addition, COE also made good achievements in teaching, global educational exchange programs organizing, research projects undertaking, publications making, international conference hosting, technology transfer and entrepreneurship, as well as resources development. Many teachers received awards of recognition for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and administration work. Zhang commented that the college had satisfying development in the past year and expressed anticipation to further progress this year.
Dean Dongxiao Zhang
College CPC Secretary Zhili Sun then reported the work of the COE Party Committee in the past year, and emphasized the importance of security and safety. He mentioned that the Labor Union, which takes serving the faculty and staff as its role, did a remarkable job in organizing recreational and sports activities and helping those with financial difficulties.
Party Secretary Zhili Sun
In the performance session, the teachers presented the audience a wonderful watching experience with a variety of programs, all directed and played by the COE faculty and staff themselves. The different types of programs, including dances, short play, chorus, and Tai Ji won many applauses and acclaims from the audience.
The College of Engineering is on winter recess from January 18 - February 15 to celebrate the Spring Festival. The College wishes its students, faculty, staff, cooperators and friends a very Happy New Year!