Date: 09 Nov 2017 (Thursday)


HKBU to hold Commencement and honour five distinguished persons on Monday


Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) will confer honorary doctoral degrees on five distinguished persons for their outstanding achievements and their remarkable contributions to society at the University’s 58th Commencement to be held on 13 November. 
World-renowned experimental physicist Professor Donal D C Bradley will receive the degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa. Distinguished community leader Mrs Chan Wong Shui, Pamela (陳黃穗) will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Social Sciences, honoris causa. Outstanding entrepreneur Dr William Fung Kwok-lun (馮國綸) will be presented with the degree of Doctor of Business Administration, honoris causa. Leading historian of modern China Professor William C Kirby will be presented with the degree of Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa. Nobel Laureate in Literature Professor Mo Yan (莫言) will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa
Details of the ceremony are as follows:
Date: 13 November 2017 (Monday)
Time: 3pm
Venue: Academic Community Hall, Ho Sin Hang Campus (old campus), HKBU, Waterloo Road, Kowloon Tong

Please arrive at the Academic Community Hall 15 minutes before the ceremony begins.
For introductions to the honorary doctorate recipients 2017, please visit:
You are welcome to send a reporter/photographer to cover the above events. 

知名實驗物理學家Donal D C Bradley教授將獲授榮譽理學博士,傑出社會領袖陳黃穗女士將獲授榮譽社會科學博士、企業家馮國綸先生將獲授榮譽工商管理博士,著名現代中國歷史學家柯偉林教授(William C Kirby)將獲授榮譽人文學博士,而諾貝爾文學獎得主莫言(管謨業)教授將獲頒榮譽文學博士。
地點:九龍塘窩打老道 浸會大學 善衡校園(舊校)大學會堂

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