Purdue Club Hong Kong

The Purdue Club Hong Kong is the official alumni organization of Purdue University in the Hong Kong SAR, China. We welcome any Purdue alumni or faculty, current students and parents, or any other related persons to participate. We also welcome your ideas for activities. Hail Purdue! Go Boilers!

Sunday, August 28, 2005

Photo album: President Jischke's visit to Hong Kong (August 26-28, 2005)

President Martin Jischke of Purdue held a reception for alumni on August 26, 2005 in Butterfield's.

Mr and Mrs Raymond Koo (ChemE 1956), our most senior alumni, listened to President Jischke's remarks.

Dr Gregory Shiu (BS EE 85, PhD EE 89) with Dr Michael Stitsworth and Mr Matthew Sikora, who came with President Jischke.

Our group photos of those who stayed till the end of the reception

On August 28, the last day of President Jischke's visit to Hong Kong, Dr Anna Sohmen (Sociology 1966, Doctor of Letters 2003) joined us for brunch.

(Front row from left) Mr CH Kwan, President Jischke, Dr Sohmen (Back row) Mr Sikora, Mr Charles Mok, Dr Ken Wai (MS Pharmacy 1961, PharmD 1963), Mr Peter Ho, Dr Stitsworth.

Earlier, on August 26, President Jischke, Dr Stitsworth and Mr Sikora, accompanied by Mr Peter Ho and Mr Charles Mok (BS Comp/EE 85, MS EE 87), visited Hong Kong Cyberport. Mr Mark Clift of Cyberport provided us with a most fascinating and information presentation about the project.

For a taste of Hong Kong:

Dinner at the Peak

Mr CH Kwan (Math 1962) and the President on the Central-Midlevels escalator.

Seafood restaurant in Sai Kung: Dr Bob Chan (PhD Mgmt 1994), Peter Ho (BS CivilE 64, MS CivilE 65) , President Jischke, Mr Sikora and Dr Stitsworth.

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

President Jischke to visit HK and host a reception on August 26, 2005


8th August 2005


On the occasion of the upcoming visit by President Martin C. Jischke to Hong Kong, the President will host a cocktail reception for alumni, students, parents and friends of Purdue on Friday, 26th August 2005.

As Purdue's 10th president, President Jischke has been instrumental in raising Purdue to the next level, both in academic standings and in engagement of the international alumni community. President Jischke has been very supportive of us in the development of our Purdue alumni community in Hong Kong.

Accompanying President Jischke will be Dr. Michael H. Stitsworth, Director of Advancement, College of Engineering, and Mr. Matthew Sikora, Asian Initiative Coordinator, Office of International Programs. After visiting Hong Kong, they will meet alumni in Shanghai.

Details for the reception will be as follows:

Venue: Function Rooms on Level 3, Butterfield's Club, Dorset House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

Date: Friday, 26th August 2005

Time: Reception - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Cost: No charge (Please register in advance)

Please MARK YOUR CALENDAR now, and bring your family and friends to join other alumni to meet the president. President Jischke will take the opportunity to brief us on the latest developments on campus and aspirations of the university. We hope to see you there.

Direction to Butterfield's Club: If you travel via MTR, take Exit A at Quarry Bay Station, then take the pedestrian bridge over King's Road --the first building is Devon House, and the second is Dorset House. If you drive, please note that parking space is plentiful. Tel.: 2968-5555.

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Please complete the registration form, and email, fax or mail the completed form to Charles Mok (phone: 9195-5156) as soon as possible, but not later than 19th August, 2005, at:

Email: mok@hknet.com

Fax: 3007-4728

Address: 21/F, Block 1, 22 Conduit Road, Hong Kong

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