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BBQ Gathering hosted by President Roland Chin with members of Social Work Alumni Association

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On 5 May, the Alumni Affairs Office joined hands with the Department of Social Work and Social Work Alumni Association (SOWKAA) to organise BBQ Gathering at Shiu Pong Hall, the residence of President and Vice-Chancellor Prof. Roland Chin.

The gathering was well-attended by over 40 alumni, students and staff. Participants included Associate Vice-President Prof. Frank Fu, Dean of Social Science Prof. Adrian Bailey, Head of Department of Social Work Prof. Petrus Ng, Associate Head Dr. Hung Suet Lin, Director of Alumni Affairs Dr. Melanie Lee, and President of SOWKAA Mr. Stephen Yau.

In his welcome remarks, President Chin stated that Social Work serves as the conscience of society and plays an important role in social progress. He hopes that SOWKAA would continue the spirit of mentoring. He also encouraged SOWK alumni to take the lead in cultivating a culture of helping and giving back to the community. Prof. Petrus Ng briefed alumni on the latest development of the Department, followed by a sharing of Mr. Stephen Yau on SOWKAA’s recent achievement.

Riding on the occasion, participants celebrated the 80th birthday of the former Head of SOWK Rev. Lawrence Chu. Alumni enjoyed themselves at the gathering where they chatted with old buddies and shared their reminiscences. The gathering ended with joy and laughter.

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