Sharing the joy of graduation
Tenth Graduation Ceremony of the Capacity Building Mileage Programme
Recently, LiPACE held two graduation ceremonies. The first of these, on 9 June, was the tenth Graduation Ceremony of the Capacity Building Mileage Programme (CBMP). Officiating at the ceremony were Secretary for Labour and Welfare Mr Matthew Cheung, President Prof. Yuk-Shan Wong, Chairperson of Women’s Commission Mrs Stella Lau, Managing Director of Metro Broadcast Corporation Ltd Ms Bianca Ma, Director of LiPACE Prof. Lui Yu-hon and the CBMP Ambassador Ms Nancy Sit.
This year a total of 628 graduates received certificates at various levels. Among them was Siu Yuen-man, who has been supporting every single intake of the Programme since its inception. She was presented a special honour.
Fourth Graduation Ceremony of the OUHK Elder Academy
On 1 August LiPACE held the fourth Graduation Ceremony of the OUHK Elder Academy at the Serena Yang Lecture Theatre. The ceremony was again attended by Secretary for Labour and Welfare Mr Matthew Cheung, who joined Vice-Chairman of the Elderly Commission Dr Lam Ching-choi, President Prof. Yuk-shan Wong, President of the BCT Third Age Academy Ms Lau Ka-shi and LiPACE Director Prof. Lui Yu-hon in officiating at the ceremony. This year, certificates were presented to 49 elderly graduates in recognition of their hard work and perseverance. Student volunteers from LiPACE’s full-time programmes were recruited to take up the role of Master of Ceremonies and to act as receptionists at the ceremony.