Kwangwoon University Helds 2022 Spring Graduation Ceremony
- Face-to-face Graduation Ceremony Held in a Lively Campus Atmosphere --
- Chairman Cho Seon-Young “I hope to create a new normal that is fair to everyone in the future society, provides more opportunities, and can bring good profits”
- President Jongheon Kim“Please grow into a member of society who challenges, enjoys, and cares”
Kwangwoon University (President Kim Jong-heon) held the 2022 spring semester graduation ceremony at 10:30 on February 27 (Mon). The event was held face-to-face for the first time in four years as the COVID-19 quarantine was eased.
Following the opening ceremony, the ceremony was held with a national ceremony, a academic report, a congratulatory speech by Chairman Cho Jong-young, a speech by President Kim Jong-heon, a congratulatory speech at the alumni association, and a graduation speech by Jeon Si-chan (the Department of Culture and Industry in Northeast Asia).
Chairman Cho Sun-young said to the graduates, "I hope you will create a New Normal that can be fair, provide more opportunities, and bring good benefits to everyone in the future society," adding, "I support the way forward with the beliefs and will that I believe is right."
President Jongheon Kim encouraged students who are about to graduate, saying, "We should not be anxious about it in a new and complex era and prepare for it with an opportunity," adding, "Don't be afraid of challenges, have positive thoughts that enjoy, and grow into a society that cares about others.”
In his congratulatory address, Cho Kwang-sik, president of the Alumni Association, left a message of support, saying, “As nationality can be changed but academic records cannot be changed, I hope that juniors graduating as Kwangwoon students will surpass their seniors and become capable talents.”
Meanwhile, in the order of awards, Kim Young-min of the Electronic Information Technology University (Electronic Material Engineering), who won the top prize, six top students of each university, and 11 others, including Park Min-tae (Chemical Department), who served as the emergency committee chairman of the 2022 student council, were awarded the Merit Award.
In the following graduation speech, Jeon Si-chan spoke on behalf of the students who were awarded degrees, saying, "I thank my parents, professors, and Kwangwoon faculty, and I will eventually do well even if there are big and small difficulties in setting and achieving my next goal."
At the commencement ceremony in the first semester, 1,452 undergraduate students, 93 undergraduate students through the Academic Credit Bank System, 308 master's students, and 66 doctoral students were awarded degree certificates. As a result, since its establishment, Kwangwoon University has produced 61,742 undergraduates, 12,406 masters, 1,756 doctors, 2,768 CEO course graduates, and 9,942 special course graduates.