On the stage, 7 graduates are singing the songs, about 20 graduates are holding the boards saying “I love TZC” in front of the stage, and about 2,400 graduates are listening to the songs, deep in emotion.
This was the scene of the graduation commencement 2018 in Tongji Zhejiang College. The ceremony started at 9:15. Chairman Mr. Shen Guofu, President Prof. Chen Xiaolong, Deputy-president Prof. Dr. Huang Ziping, and Vice-president Mr. Zhang Xinmin, as well as Vice-Secretary Mr. Lin Ye were present at the ceremony.
President Prof. Chen Xiaolong gave a speech at the ceremony. He expressed his warm congratulations to the graduates for their fully completion of the college study. He also threw questions to the students: what would you think about after this harvest? What would you do? And how will you plan your life? In the end, he encouraged students to achieve better success in the near future with might and main.
Vice-dean of Architecture Department Prof. Chen Zhuo gave her speech as teachers’ representative. She proposed two suggestions: keep aggressive and keep generous. Father of Sun Zhejie, gave a speech as the representative of all the students’ parents. He expressed his gratitude to TZC’s cultivation and care for the students. Alumni representative, Zhang Min, who worked in Roban Group, also shared her experience with the graduates.
Chairman Mr. Shen Guofu gave all the audience a warm speech on site. He concluded this ceremony to a celebration, a thanks-giving ceremony and a march mobilization conference. He wished 2,453 graduates could stay true to the mission, and march forward with dream and mission as always in this new era.
At the ceremony, TZC also awarded 98 provincial Excellent Graduates and 102 TZC Excellent Graduates. Graduates prepared unique gifts to their alma mater. The red ship model, hand-made Pipa buckle Shikumen which was an intangible cultural heritage, and hand-made carved egg were all the witness of the sincere gratitude to their alma mater.