On 14 December, University of Information and Communication Technology (ICTU) held a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary for 15 years of the traditional day and five years of foundation.
Attending the anniversary, there were delegations from Feng Chia University – Taiwan led by Prof. Chyi-Ren Dow and from Vientiane – Hanoi Friendship Vocational and Technical College led by Dr. Banavong Outhay, and Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Xuan – Representative of East Meets West Foundations.
The representatives of Ministry of Education and Training attending the anniversary included Dr. Vu Minh Duc, Member of Presidential delegation of Vietnam General Confederation of Labour, Member of Party Committee of Ministry of Education and Training, Chairman of Vietnam Education Trade Union, Mr. Nguyen Dang Hop, Deputy Chief of Administrative Affairs of Ministry of Education and Training; Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nhung, Secretary General of the State Council for Professor Title of Vietnam, former Deputy Minister of Ministry of Education and Training.
The delegates from Thai Nguyen province included Ms. Do Thi Thin, Provincial trustee cum Thai Nguyen newspaper’s general editor; Mr. Ha Minh Loi, Deputy Head of The provincial Party Committee’s Propaganda and Training Department together with representatives of several departments and agencies of the province.
Attending the anniversary, there were leaders of other partner institutions, institutes, enterprises as well as other TNU member units.
As for representatives from ICTU, there were Dr. Nguyen Van Tao, Secretary of Party Committee – Rector, Dr. Truong Ha Hai – President of the University Council, Dr. Vu Quang Vinh – Vice Rector, Chairman of the Veterans Union, Mr. Nguyen Huu Thai – Chairman of the Trade Union, Mr. Bui Anh Tu – Secretary of Youth Union and all staff, faculty, outstanding students representing 6,000 students in the university, generations of students, trainees, staff having worked, taught and learned at the university.
The anniversary at a glance
At the ceremony, the university’s generations of teachers and students had together reviewed the good traditions, overcoming difficulties during the past 15 years. Dated on 14 December, 2001, Faculty of Information Technology under TNU was established on the basis of human resources from member units under TNU and the support from scientists, managers at Institute of Information Technology – Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.
Dr. Nguyen Van Tao, Secretary of Party Committee, Rector giving opening speech
Starting with 11 staff and lecturers as well as 200 students, with tremendous effort and after 10 years of construction and development, on 30 March, 2011, ICTU was established on the basis of upgrading Faculty of Information Technology. So far, the university has nearly 500 staff and lecturers as well as 6,000 students, (including 60 international students). The university has one doctoral training major, two master majors, and 17 undergraduate majors. 15 years, under the roof of this university, 10 intakes of students have graduated with about 9000 bachelors, engineers, masters.
Dr. Nguyen Van Tao giving flowers to recognize the first ICTU Board
At the ceremony, the university was honored to receive the Emulation Flag of Vietnam Education Trade Union. Previously, having many achievements, the university had been awarded the Third Class State Labor Medal, Certificate of Merit from the Prime Minister and many other honorable prizes.
Dr. Vu Minh Duc granting Emulation Flag of Vietnam Education Trade Union for ICTU
On this occasion, the university has organized the International Scientific Conference ICTA 2016, the exhibition of the first scientific and technological innovation competition, students’ camp festival and Miss ICTU.
Prof. Chyi-Ren Dow giving congratulatory present to ICTU
ICTU leaders taking photos with scientists who have stood by the university during 15 years of construction and development
Dr. Bannavong Outhay giving congratulatory flower
Pesticide-spraying robot – a product designed and made by ICTU student at the exhibition