President Zhang Dongsheng Hosts Orientation Meeting for Newly-Enrolled Students in 2018 of Finance 2+2 Program


The orientation meeting for newly-enrolled students in 2018 of Finance 2+2 Program was held in No. 6 Teaching Building on September 29th, in which Professor Zhang Dongsheng, President of Nankai University Binhai College (NUBC), took the chair and delivered a speech.

President Zhang stated that this cooperatively-run program by NUBC and St.Cloud States University (SCSU) aimed at training application-oriented talents in finance with comprehensive quality, who would have an international outlook, good command of regulation of international finance operation, latest knowledge of international finance and all-round development.

Several points were stressed by President Zhang that it would be necessary for both teachers and students to bear reasonably heavier academic load, management and supervision of teaching process would be strengthened and good academic atmosphere where both teachers and students took everything seriously should be created. President Zhang also proposed that the Finance 2+2 Program be the pilot program of teaching innovation in NUBC, which would hopefully be duplicated in other majors.

President Zhang referred to the story of an outstanding mathematician,Chen Xingshen, as an encouragement for freshmen that students should learn to seek pleasure in hard study so as to fight their way through in the severe competition in the globalization of finance.

Besides, a presentation was also given concerning topics like curriculum design, English language learning, lives in the US, application for degree and diploma, and procedures to go through for going abroad.

Students all found this meeting highly informative, as they had got a more thorough understanding of the Finance 2+2 Program. They also confirmed their keen anticipation of the oncoming four years of college life. It was generally agreed among students that they would work hard to repay their teachers and parents, and they would also strive to be epitome of NUBC and qualified international personnel in finance.

(Translation:Zhang Hong)