On the morning of November 12th, the opening ceremony of the 2018 (19th graduation) JUFE—NYIT Joint MBA Program was successfully held in the Qingshan report hall. Wang Xiaoping - Vice President of JUFE, Louis Reinisch ,Vice President of the New York Institute of Technology, Victoria Pfeiffer, Executive Director of the MBA program of New York Institute of Technology, Scott Liu, Associate Dean of the New York Institute of Management, Yuan Honglin, Dean of the Graduate School of the University, Xiao Long, Director of the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange, Hu Yuchen, Dean of the School of Business Administration and EMBA, and Wu Liangping,CVice Dean of the School of Business Administration attended the opening ceremony. Hu Yuchen presided over the ceremony, Then it started officially in the solemn national anthem.
On behalf of the JUFE, Wang Xiaoping expressed warm welcome and sincere thanks to all the new students and guests. He put forward a few pieces of expectations and suggestions to the new enrolled students, he hoped that they would fully distinguish postgraduate studying from undergraduate by posing questions, analyzing questions, and learning problem-solving skills. Students should put emphasis on the integration of basic theories and research, and would focus on the creative learning and researching while continuously acquiring new knowledge.Being graduate students of Sino-US cooperative program, it is necessary to actively and positively integrate into the trend of globalization and strive to open up the international vision, it is also important to understand the essential connotation of MBA education and achieve the unity of knowing and doing, learning from others, being brave in thinking and being diligent in practicing. deeply remembering the philosophy of JUFE “Fidelity, Excellence, Integrity, and Perseverance”, studying hard and working hard.
Dr. Lou Reinisch pointed out in his speech that the JUFE—NYIT Joint MBA Program is a long-term enterprise tradition and prospective business education. He thanked school's support for this cooperative project, and welcomed all new members. He introduced the basic information of the New York Institute of Technology to the students, and introduced the education features and achievements of the New York Institute of Technology in the form of video to ensure that students would get a positive and beneficial education experience. He expressed his expectation of working with the students, and also suggested that the students should work hard, face the challenges bravely and set the goal of success.
In the speech, Liu Xianfang reviewed the twists and turns of theJUFE—NYIT Joint MBA Program. He said that the JUFE—NYIT Joint MBA Program was the most magnificent chapter in his life. He expressed his affirmation and optimism about the project, and his heartfelt gratitude to the leaders and colleagues who have selflessly contributed to the success of the project.
The new students of this year, Shi Wenjiao, from Beijing Class and Cheng Tianhe, from Shanghai Class delivered speeches on behalf of the new students. First of all, they expressed their sincere thanks to JUFE for providing this learning opportunity and promised that they are determined to make full efforts and progress under the delicate guidance from high-level teachers on the superior platform built by both sides, achieving the success finally.
After that, Wang Xiaoping, LouReinisch, Victoria Pfeiffer, Scott Liu, Yuan Honglin, and Xiao Long give flags to Shenzhen class, Beijing class, and Shanghai class respectively. LouReinisch awarded Chinese and American alumni.
By the end of the opening ceremony, all the guests and new Chinese and American students took a group photo.