Opening Ceremony for 2021 Freshmen Held
Sept. 15, 2021 | Student Affairs Office
On the afternoon of Sept. 14, opening ceremony for 2021 freshmen was held at the Stadium. SSPU leaders, heads of relevant teaching and administrative departments, teacher representatives, and all 2021 freshmen attended the ceremony, which was presided over by Vice President Mo Liangjin.
During the event, 9 special gifts were presented for the freshmen by 9 senior students who had outstanding performance respectively in sci-tech competitions, voluntary services, Party history learning, labor practice, national defense construction and international exchanges. The hand-over of the gifts symbolizes the inheritance and promotion of the excellent spirits and qualities possessed by SSPUers, hoping the freshmen shall develop the qualities of being hardworking, outstanding and dedicative and contribute to the development of the university.
SSPU President Xie Huaqing warmly congratulated and welcomed all 3,568 freshmen of undergraduate and higher vocational education on behalf of SSPU Party Secretary Wu Song and all staff and students. He also expressed respects to the freshmen’s teachers and families for their unwavering efforts to bring them up. President Xie introduced the university history, education mode and achievements to the new students and briefed the objectives SSPU intends to reach in the new developing period.
President Xie put forward 3 expectations to the freshmen. The students are firstly expected to build noble ideals with a down-to-earth attitude. Second is to be diligent and devoted. The President hopes the students shall maintain their interests in study, pay attention to diverse and in-depth study and have more practice. Thirdly, the students should pursue excellence, stay focused on their goals, remain passionate in study and strive for perfection of their skills. It is also expected that they could become hardworking, pragmatic and innovative, and face the difficulties with courage and perseverance.
Teacher representative Prof. Yuan Wenyi from School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, freshman adviser representative Ms. He Yuting, and student representative Zhang Feiran from 2019 Mechatronics of School of Intelligent Manufacturing and Control Engineering respectively delivered a speech.