On September 21st, with the topic of "Everlasting teacher-student sentiments, warm classmates’ friendship", the Symposium for the 1979 Alumni of Department of Industrial Economy Celebrating the 40th Anniversary was held in Guanghua Building. ZHUO Zhi, the President and Vice Chairman of the University Council, MA Xiao, the Vice Chairman of the University Council, SHI Daimin, the Vice President, as well as more than 20 alumni of the Department of Industrial Economy, and the directors of the School of Business Administration and representatives of the senior teachers attended the symposium.
ZHUO Zhi, on behalf of ZHAO Dewu, the Chairman of the University Council, as well as all the faculty and students of SWUFE, expressed warm welcome to the 1979 alumni of the Department of Industrial Economy and extended sincere gratitude to the alumni for their long-term concern and support for the development of their alma mater. Besides, he said that the 1979 alumni have been demonstrating SWUFE’s spirit which is “persistently striving for the benefits of people and society” in their respective fields, and making great contributions for the country, the society and the west part of China while always staying true to the mission. He introduced the construction of “Double First Class” university and the achievements in recent years from the perspectives of university development strategy programming, talents cultivation quality, academic innovation ability, construction of teachers group, international exchange and cooperation, etc. He also said that every stage and every step of SWUFE’s development are closely linked with the support of alumni and sincerely hoped that all alumni can continue to concern about the construction and development of SWUFE.
WANG Shi, the Chairman of School of Business Administration Council, on behalf of KOU Gang, the Dean of School of Business Administration, expressed warm welcome to the arrival of the 1979 alumni. He said that the school has comprehensively upgraded from the aspects of deepening education and teaching, talents cultivation quality, discipline construction, scientific research, social service and international strategic deployment, etc. And the school is marching on to become the most competitive international business school in western China.
WANG Jie, ZHAO Guoliang, ZENG Guoan, LUO Min and other experienced teachers and leaders of the former Department of Industrial Economy felt cheerful for being together with the 1979 alumni. They said that the 1979 alumni witnessed the reform and opening-up of our country and contributed efforts as a part of SWUFE to the prosperity of our country. XIE Hong, the representative of the 1979 alumni said that there are many choices in life, so we must stay true to the mission and achieve four “pursuits”: pursuit of being an upright citizen; pursuit of learning knowledge; pursuit of creativity; pursuit of a better life.
During the symposium, the alumni expressed themselves freely from the moments in the university life to working life and went over good times together.