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April 2018
Alumni Updates
Alumnus Lo Ting-wai Clinches Outstanding Home Coach Award

At the Annual Coaches Awards Presentation Ceremony organized by Hong Kong, China Rowing Association (HKCRA) held on 4 March, alumnus Lo Ting-wai (Sport & Recreation Leadership) was presented with the “Outstanding Home Coach” award.

Alumnus Lo is currently one of the head coaches in HKBU Rowing Team and a coach in HKCRA. He was the representative of Hong Kong Team having competed in many international tournaments including the 15th Asian Games and the 28th Summer Olympic Games. In the East Asian Games 2009, he won the 1st runner up and 2nd runner up in Lightweight Men's Quad and Coxless Four events.

Congratulations to alumnus Lo!
Alumnus Lo Ting-wai (fifth from left) receives the “Outstanding Home Coach” award.
Alumna Dr. Elaine Chan Launches New Book

Alumna Dr. Elaine Chan (Communication) has recently published a book entitled 《遇上黑色電影:香港電影的逆向思維》and a book launch was held on 22 March. HKBU Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) Dr. Albert Chau and alumnus Dr. William Leung (Honorary University Fellow; English Language & Literature) also attended the event to show support to alumna Dr. Chan.

This book is the first monograph on Hong Kong dark cinema in the world, and is nominated by the publisher to compete for the Hong Kong Book Prize 2018. It is a translation of the original work in English which will be published in the U.S. and U.K. and distributed worldwide next year.

Congratulations to alumna Dr. Chan!
Attending guests pose for a group photo.
(From right) HKBU Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) Dr. Albert Chau, Mr. Tony Ma, alumnus Dr. William Leung, Ms. Cynthia Liu, Ms. Mabel Cheung, alumna Dr. Elaine Chan, Prof. Stephen Chu, Mr. Lai Yiu-keung, Prof. Li Siu-leung and Mr. Paco Chiu
As voluntary workers at the event, students of HKBU Master of Fine Arts in Film, Television and Digital Media Programme, pose for a photo with book author alumna Dr. Elaine Chan (back row, sixth from left) and Ms. Mabel Cheung (back row, fifth from left).
Alumna Nancy Li Holds Concert to Showcase Students’ Talents

On 11 February, alumna Nancy Li (Music) held a concert and performed with members of her Nancy Strings Orchestra and Nancy Choir. Alumna Li is devoted to develop the music talents of the youngsters and the concert offered a platform for her students to showcase the results of their hard work.
Alumna Nancy Li plays piano accompaniment for her students at the concert.
In Memory of Alumnus Chiu Wing-kwong

The University is deeply saddened by the passing of alumnus Chiu Wing-kwong (Civil Engineering) on 31 March 2018.

The late alumnus Chiu was a member of Century Club and very supportive to the University. The University conveys heartfelt condolences to his family.

Details of the funeral ceremony of the late alumnus Chiu are below:

Funeral Service
Date: 25 April
Time: 6-10pm (ceremony at 7-8pm)
Venue: G/F, Universal Funeral

Burial Ceremony
Date: 2 May
Time: 9-11am
Venue: York Cemetery, Toronto, Canada
In Memory of Alumnus Raymond Shiu

The University is deeply saddened by the passing of alumnus Raymond Shiu (Communication) on 1 April 2018, and conveys our heartfelt condolences to his family.

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