On the afternoon of January 5th, the Beihang Alumni New Year Sodality 2019, hosted by Beihang Alumni Association and co-organized by Beijing Alumni Association, was held at Ruxin Lecture Hall. Beihang leaders, alumni representatives, and leaders of alumni associations and branches from 44 regions at home and abroad, a total of over 300 people, attended the sodality to celebrate New Year together. The event was presided over by Wang Youhong, Director of Alumni Liaison and Development Office and General Secretary of Beihang Alumni Association.
The sodality kicked off with a video about Beihang alumni's achievements in 2018. They marked the year with rich and substantial work, exceptional performances and fruitful results.
Beihang Party Committee Secretary Cao Shumin extended her gratitude for alumni’s support and assistance to Beihang University, and reported a series of dramatic achievements of Beihang on such aspects as faculty training, scientific research, discipline construction, university-enterprise cooperation, and alumni work. She said Beihang will continue to strengthen its alumni work and construct the Alumni Association into a platform to connect with the largest number of alumni for joint development. She hoped that the alumni and Beihang will join hands to accelerate the realization of building the university into a world-class university rooted in China.
At the sodality, Lin Jing, President of Beijing Alumni Association, Lu Xiaohui, President of German Alumni Association, Liu Xiaolu, an alumni representative and a captain of Southen China Airlines, and Li Jianjiang, an alumni representative engaged with poverty alleviation, delivered their speeches respectively to express their deep attachment and gratitude to their Alma Mater and best wishes for a better future of Beihang University.
Following that, representatives from various alumni associations gave elaborate performances including water drum dance, solo saxophone, a medley of songs, etc., bringing the atmosphere to a furious and satisfying climax.
Reported by Jia Lirong
Photographed by Wu Shaofei and Tian Wenhao
Reviewed by Wang Youhong
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Lyu Xingyun