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60th Anniversary of Thuongmai University

Monday - 31/05/2021 23:49
On December 15, 2020, Thuongmai University solemnly held the ceremony celebrating the 60th anniversary (1960-2020). The event gathered generations of teachers and students to review the rich history of 60-year establishment and development and build a momentum for the next period with trust and desire.
60th Anniversary of Thuongmai University
Attending the ceremony, from the Central organizations, Thuongmai University was honored to welcome Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Doan – Former Member of Central Party Committee, Former Vice President of Viet Nam, Chairwoman of Viet Nam Association for Education Promotion, Former President of Thuongmai University and Mr. Vu Duc Minh – Deputy Head of Department of Science, Education, Culture and Social Affairs, Government Office. From Ministry of Education and Training, there were A/Prof. Dr. Hoang Minh Son – Deputy Minister of Education and Training; A/Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy – DiPresident General of Higher Education Department; Dr. Trinh Xuan Hieu – DiPresident General of Emulation and Commendation Department; Mr. Nguyen Ngoc An – Vice Chairman of Viet Nam Trade Union for Education. There were representatives of other ministries and agencies including Dr. Nguyen Trong Thua – Deputy Minister of Home Affairs; Dr. Ha Van Sieu – Vice Chairman of Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism; representatives of local agencies including Prof. Dr. Le Quan – Chairman of People’s Committee of Ca Mau province, Former student and lecturer of Thuongmai University; Dinh Thi Lua, M.A. – Standing Vice Secretary of Party Committee of Ha Nam province; Dr. Nguyen Thanh Son – Party Secretary of Committee of Hanoi Universities and Colleges; A/Prof. Dr. Nguyen Huy Hoang – DiPresident of Son La Department of Education and Training; and representatives of universities, colleges in Hanoi; representatives of local authorities in Cau Giay District, leaders of corporations and companies; and the media agencies.
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From Thuongmai University, there were A/Prof. Dr. Bui Huu Duc – Deputy-in-charge Party Secretary, Chairman of University Council; Prof. Dr. Dinh Van Son – President; A/Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hoang – Deputy Party Secretary, Vice President; A/Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Bich Loan – Vice President; A/Prof. Dr. Do Minh Thanh – Vice President; A/Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Minh –Chairman of University Union and members of the Union Committee; Dr. Phan Thu Trang – Secretary of Hochiminh Communist Youth Union and members of the Union Committee and Student Association. The ceremony also welcomed former leaders of Thuongmai University, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Mai – Former Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Former President; Prof. Dr. Pham Vu Luan – Former Minister of Education and Training, Former President; Prof. Dr. Nguyen Bach Khoa – Former President, Former Party Secretary; A/Prof. Dr. Ta Van Hai – Former Vice President; A/Prof. Dr. Tran Thi Dung - Former Vice President; Mr. Nguyen Thien Dat – Former Party Secretary, Former Vice President; Dr. Nguyen Thi Xuan Thao – Chairwoman of University Association of Former Staff, Former Party Secretary, Former Vice President; A/Prof. Dr. Bui Xuan Nhan – Former Chairman of University Union, Former Vice President; A/Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long – Former Vice President and generations of officers, lecturers and students.
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Thuongmai University, previously named Central College of Trade, was established in 1960 with the aims to train officers in trade, economic management and provide additional training for the existing staff in trade. During 1979-1994, it took the name of Trade University and from 1994 to now University of Commerce and Thuongmai University under Decision No. 203/TTg dated 02 May 1994 by Prime Minister. Despite different names, the 60-year journey of Thuongmai University has moved forward in both training scale and quality with remarkable contribution to the national education.
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Over 60 years of strong and steady development, Thuongmai University has soon reached the national level and approached the regional level with sufficient quantity and quality of experts and officers in economic management, business administration and trade at higher education. The University is also a reputable research center in trade nationwide and among top five universities in Viet Nam in economic and business administration.
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From Thuongmai University as the start, many lecturers and students have contributed their knowledge and desire to the development of the country, and become respected officers and leaders in a number of agencies and organizations of the Communist Party and State as well as members of leading economic and research centers and businesses.
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Addressing the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Dinh Van Son – University President confirmed that the unity and continuous efforts and contributions of leaders, officers, lecturers and students have taken the University through challenges to gain the proud achievements in training high-quality human resources in economic and trade with such core values as “TRADITION – RESPONSIBILITY – CREATIVITY”. Thuongmai University has reached these highs thanks to the leadership and facilitation of Hanoi Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Ministry of Education and Training, the support of Central and local ministries, and agencies as well as students as the determinants of its prestige, brand and development. The President also expressed his trust that in the coming time, Thuongmai University will continue its glorious tradition and gradually approach the standards of an advanced university in the region and in the world to meet the demand for high-quality human resources for the national socio-economic development.
Speaking the ceremony, A/Prof. Dr. Hoang Minh Son – Deputy Minister of Education and Training congratulated and praised the achievements of University lecturers and students over the past 60 years. They have contributed to the general achievements of the education and training in Hanoi and enriched the tradition of the University. He also expressed hopes that University officers, lecturers and students will unite to fulfill all assigned tasks.

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In the ceremony, Dr. Trinh Xuan Hieu - DiPresident General of Emulation and Commendation Department, Ministry of Education and Training announced decisions on emulation of President granting Independence Order third class to 01 unit and 03 individuals of Thuongmai University with excellent achievements from academic year 2014-2015 to 2018-2019; Emulation Flag and Diploma of Merits of Prime Minister to units and individuals. In the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Dinh Van Son – University President, was honored to receive the title of People’s Teacher.

The Board of Management gave gratitude flowers to former University leaders over different periods.
The 60th anniversary ceremony of Thuongmai University closed in the warm and emotional atmosphere with pride in the heart of officers, lecturers, workers and students.

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