On December 9, 2023, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology celebrated its 54th Anniversary with the presence of the founder, Ms. Shu-Chuan Chen Sun, and Chairman, Mr. Tao-Heng Sun, who personally joined the faculty, students, and alums in wishing the university a happy birthday. This year, Lunghwa not only successively received $4.93 million US Dollars from the Ministry of Education for the Higher Education Sprout Project but also retained the honor of being ranked first among private universities of science and technology in Taiwan in the “2023 Enterprises’ Favorite College Students” rankings by both Global Views Monthly and Cheers, showcasing outstanding academic performance.
The university also actively promotes industry-academia collaboration and boasts three production-line-like practical bases with the support of the Ministry of Education. Students are oriented toward industry demands, benefitting from specialized facilities for semiconductor component processing and packaging testing laboratories. Lunghwa is committed to becoming the best in Taiwan and, ultimately, the premier university for cultivating practical talents in the field of electronic industry in Asia.
Ms. Chia-Ling Hou, Director of the Youth Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan City, expressed gratitude on behalf of Mayor Shan-Zheng Zhang, acknowledging Lunghwa University’s collaborative efforts with the city government in advancing technical and vocational education, youth entrepreneurship guidance, and employment support. The goal is to provide young students in Taoyuan with diverse development opportunities, and through official-school cooperation, expand entrepreneurial capacity and increase job opportunities for students.
During the celebratory speech, Chairman Tao-Heng Sun thanked the founders, Mr. Fa-Min Sun and Ms. Shu-Chuan Chen Sun, for their dedication to combining industry with education. He highlighted the contributions of past presidents and administrative teams, crediting them for laying a solid foundation for the university’s stable development. With over 100,000 alums contributing to Taiwan’s industrial and commercial development, Chairman Sun, on behalf of the board, extended his deep appreciation for long-term support from alums who provide scholarships and assistance for underprivileged students.
Chairman Sun indicated that Lunghwa’s founding purpose was to create a better learning environment for students to receive quality education. Pledging full support for the university’s administration, he emphasized sustainable operation, the pursuit of excellence and innovation, and the commitment to creating a brighter future for Lunghwa University, instilling pride and honor in its alums.
President Tzu-Hsiang Ko stressed that, despite a declining birthrate, Lunghwa University adheres to distinctive education and actively expands internationalization. This semester, the university has reached a record high of 2,030 international students. The university’s emphasis on cultivating practical talents has gained recognition internationally, with countries such as Thailand, India, Vietnam, and Malaysia expressing interest in collaboration. The “Two Do’s and Two Don’ts” principle—focus on cultivating practical talents for the industry and making significant contributions to practical problem-solving—will yield positive results with continued dedication.
President Ko also inspired the Lunghwa faculty and students to position the university as a vital base for cultivating influential talents in Asia’s electronic industry. The College of Management aims to concentrate on ESG sustainable development and carbon reduction, developing unique features with its departments. The College of Humanities and Design focuses on diverse applications of interactive technology and metaverse technology. During its anniversary celebrations, it ensures the university receives awards, achievements, and untold stories annually.
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