On October 17, at its 102nd anniversary, Nankai University launched the School of Journalism and Communication, the first newly established professional college entering its second centenary.
Ren Xianliang, Vice Chairman of the Social Development Committee of the NPC Standing Committee and adjunct professor of Nankai University, Yang Qingshan, Secretary of the CPC Nankai University Committee, Cao Xuetao, President of Nankai University, Li Xuyan and Wang Yun, vice directors of Publicity Department of CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee, Sun Dehong, President of Workers’ Daily, Wang Xiaohui, Editor-in-Chief of China News Services, Hu Zhengrong, Vice Chairman of China Television Artists Association, Wang Xinsheng, Vice President of Nankai University, and Qu Kai, Deputy Secretary of Nankai University’s CPC Committee attended.
Yang Qingshan and Cao Xuetao jointly unveil the School of Journalism and Communication of Nankai University.
Cao Xuetao said in his speech, relying on the advantages of Nankai University as a comprehensive and research-oriented university, the School of Journalism and Communication will explore new ideas for the construction of new liberal arts through “mutual learning between arts, intersection of arts and sciences, and integration of arts and engineering” and build a platform for the integration of discipline construction in and outside the university so as to cultivate more high-end talents, who not only know China, but also are willing to serve China, and make new contributions to promote media integration and strengthen international communication capacity building.”
Ren Xianliang said, the world today is marked by profound changes unseen in a century, and the information revolution represented by the Internet is bringing about fundamental changes in the situation and pattern of communication. It is against such context that Nankai University has established the School of Journalism and Communication.
Li Xuyan, Vice Director of the Publicity Department of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee
Wang Yun, Vice Director of the Publicity Department of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee
Wang Xiaohui, Editor-in-Chief of China News Service
Tang Xujun, Director of the Institute of Journalism and Communication, CASS
Professor Yin Canghai (left), Deputy Dean of the Art and Aesthetics Academy, Nankai University, presents a painting to the School of Journalism and Communication, which is accepted by Liu Yadong (right), Dean of the School of Journalism and Communication.
Fu Jianfeng, Deputy Secretary General of Tencent Charity Foundation
Yu Linyi, President of Beijing Cenbo Mingde Marketing Management Consulting Co., Ltd.
Li Xuyan and Wang Yun, Deputy Directors of the Publicity Department of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee, Wang Xiaohui, Editor-in-Chief of China News Service, Tang Xujun, Dean of the Institute of Journalism and Communication, CASS also gave speeches at the ceremony.
Nankai University started journalism and communication education in 1984. The launch of the School of Journalism and Communication is an important strategic plan of the university for its second centenary, as well as a major initiative to comprehensively boost the construction of new liberal arts. The school will be dedicated to playing cultivating omnimedia talents and promoting media integration in the new era.
After the ceremony, the Symposium on Discipline Construction and Development of Journalism and Communication was held.
(Reported by Hao Jingqiu, photographed by Zong Qiqi and Wu Junhui, edited and translated by Nankai News Team.)