“Make a Difference to the World”: The 2019 Commencement of China Medical University
Date：June 1, 2019
The China Medical University Commencement of 2019 was held on June 1st. Chairman Tsai, President Hung, and all the faculties of CMU sincerely send their best wishes to the graduates and wish them a wonderful start of new life. Chairman Chang-Hai Tsai encouraged the graduates to “grasp the world trend to become a leader”; President Mien-Chie Hung encouraged the graduates to “challenge yourself, fulfill your dream, and make a difference to the world”.
This year, CMU invited the founder of Taiwan AI Labs- Mr. Ethan Tu, to give the keynote speech to the graduates. The speech topic of Mr. Tu is “Intelligence Evolution”. He shared about the most advanced AI knowledge, the future development trend of technology, and different ways to deal with new trends. Mr. Tu encouraged CMU graduates to “remember your aspiration, stay free, keep trying, and create new blue ocean of technology”.
Chairman Tsai encourages the graduates to possess “5C” competence whether they continue to study or enter the workforce. They are 1) Critical thinking: the ability to solve problems; 2) Creativity: absorb the latest information and knowledge of the world to enhance individual creativity; 3) Communication: develop the ability to communicate and establish good relationships with others; 4) Collaboration: possess team spirit and work with team members; and 5) Competitiveness: be aware of the world change, enhance individual competitiveness, and live a successful life.
“A top university not only has outstanding academic performance but also realizes its social responsibilities and make contribution to the nation. I hope that CMU graduates will have great ambition, challenge yourselves, contribute to the society, and play an important force for the progress of Taiwan.” said President Mien-Chie Hung in his speech.
Facing the challenging future of medicine, President Hung believes that one of CMU’s social responsibilities is to find the treatment for the diseases that cannot be cured yet. Now it’s the turn for the graduates’ to prove themselves and make a difference to the world. “Make the impossible possible” is the spirit of a great university.