2012-03-18
Long Service Award
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) held its third Long Service Award Presentation Ceremony honoring faculty and staff members who have served the University for 20 years.

HKUST established the Long Service Award to express appreciation and recognition to long-serving faculty and staff members whose hard work and dedication have contributed to the University's rapid rise in the past two decades. This year, HKUST is presenting the Award to 237 members who joined the University in 1992.

Three Division of Social Science faculty and staff were among the awardees. They included Professor Gerald Patchell, Ms. Wendy Tsang Yuk Fan, and Professor Tu Jow Ching.

HKUST President Prof Tony F Chan, Provost Prof Wei Shyy, Vice-President for Administration and Business Prof Yuk-shan Wong and Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies Prof Joseph Hun-wei Lee joined the deans, heads of departments and units in the presentation ceremony. The awardees' families and friends were also invited by the University. About 400 persons shared the joy at the celebration.

Prof Yuk-shan Wong, Vice-President for Administration and Business, stated that, with the annual Long Service Award, HKUST values and recognizes faculty and staff members who are the University's most valuable assets. This award recognizes the unfailing contribution of its faculty and staff members since the University's early days and further enhances their sense of belonging.