“Gardenia in blossom, so cute, wave to say goodbye with happiness and sadness, time flies like running water…” with such emotional songs in the air of TZC campus, graduates sang together at the commencement.
On 20th June, a grand commencement for 2017 graduates was held in TZC. President Mr. Xiaolong Chen, Deputy president Dr.Ziping Huang, Deputy Party Secretary and vice president Mr. Xinmin Zhang, as well as vice president Mr. Yafu Zhou were present at the commencement. Vice Party Secretary Mr. Ye Lin hosted the commencement.
President Mr. Xiaolong Chen called this day the grand festival for graduates. He expressed his congratulations and gratitude to the graduates, teachers and parents. He announced the achievements in aspects of postgraduate entrance examination, overseas further study, and provincial –level and school-level excellent graduates. He also looked back on the past campus life with the graduates. He gave chapter and verse with five words and phases of self-understanding, self-improvement, benefiting nation and world, experiencing life and insistence on learning, treating life well and helping yourself to overcome. All the graduates would be TZC alumni forever and TZC would be always the home for the graduates.
Chairman Mr. Guofu Shen sent his best wishes and congratulations to the graduates through a video. He wished that all the graduates could take the Red Boat Spirit to nationwide.
As the representative for teachers, Professor Lixin Zhou also gave a speech at the commencement. He looked back on his own young days and encouraged the graduates to achieve more after graduation with insistent aspiration. After his speech, representatives for parents, alumni and graduates all gave speeches at the stage. They all expressed their emotional feeling to leave TZC. But they also expressed their best wishes to the alma mater for a better future.
Deputy President Dr. Ziping Huang announced the decision of awarding Bachelor’s Degree to the graduates. Deputy Party Secretary and vice president Mr. Xinmin Zhang announced the list of excellent graduates. The leaders on the rostrum turn the tassel for the excellent graduates.