Alumni Association

A founding ceremony for Shanxi University's alumni association of the journalism department takes place at the university on April 26. [Photo/]

A founding ceremony for Shanxi University's alumni association of the journalism department took place at the university on April 26.

At the event, Zhang Zhanying, head of the alumni association's preparatory group, reported on the planning for the alumni association and introduced the alumni representatives elected to the association's first council.

Weng Xiaomian, former deputy director of the Education, Science, Culture and Public Health Committee of the Shanxi Provincial People's Congress, was elected as the first council chairman of the alumni association of the journalism department.

Weng thanked the university for the cultivation of his alma mater and the alumni for their support and recognition. He also spoke about his education and life experiences.

He said that he will closely focus on the alumni association, extensively contact alumni working in the media industry, carry out alumni activities and promote communication between alumni of the journalism department and the alma mater.

At the same time, Weng said he looks forward to deepening exchanges and cooperation with other alumni associations in Shanxi University, doing a good job in serving alumni and making contributions to help his alma mater achieve the goal of """"building a high-level comprehensive research university.""""

Attendees at the ceremony pose for a group photo on April 26. [Photo/]

Huang Guitian, president of the university, expressed his gratitude to the alumni who have supported the development of the university.

Huang introduced the alumni to the school's development achievements in terms of campus operations, discipline and professional development, scientific research and platform construction.

He said that the new alumni association is a platform for information and emotional exchanges among ...

This Association was founded in August 2001 and was registered with the provincial civil affairs dept in May 2002 as the first alumni association with Shanxi provincial approval. It is overseen by the Membership Representatives Congress, with members selected for a 4-year term, and a chairman, vice-chairman, secretary general, deputy secretary general and directors.

The board of directors are the executives and in charge of daily operation when the congress is not in session. There is also a standing council, which exercises its function when the board of directors is not meeting.

The association helps continue the fine tradition and spirit of Shanxi University, strengthens relations among alumni in China and abroad, increases ties and cooperation between the university and alumni, and contributes to the university, the province and the country through science and education.

The association has many branches in Japan and across Chinese, in the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin, in Fujian province, in Shenzhen and Zhuhai in Guangdong province, and Taiyuan, Datong, Xinzhou, Shuozhou, Yangquan, Lvliang, Jinzhong, Changzhi, Jincheng, Linfen, and Yuncheng in Shanxi province.

Its alumni are in provincial governmental depts, enterprises, universities and a wide range of industries, including finance and insurance. Planning is underway for branches in the cities of Wuhan and Hangzhou and in Canada for greater communications with its alumni.

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