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University of Minnesota reconnects with its Hong Kong alumni

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University of Minnesota reconnects with its Hong Kong alumni University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and Hong Kong Alumni Chapter President Simon Wong co-hosted an alumni banquet "Honoring Excellence: Past, Present, and Future" on November 12, 2015. This event was a collaboration between the University of Minnesota Foundation, University of Minnesota Alumni Association, and the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance and the University of Minnesota China Center. View more event photos.

President Kaler presented the University of Minnesota Distinguished Chinese Alumni Award to three alumni: Dr. Fanny Cheung (1975 Ph.D. in psychology), Dr. Yun-Wing Sung (1979 Ph.D. in economics), and Dr. Liu Xiaoping (1990 Ph.D. in mechanical engineering). As of 2015, 139Chinese alumni have received this award (also referred to as the "China 100 Award"), which was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of educational exchange between the U and Greater China (1914-2014). 

View the full list of China 100 Award recipients.