In mid-August 2015, the Hong Kong Chapter was invited to attend a cocktail reception hosted by our alma mater to meet the newly appointed 34th President and Vice-Chancellor of St. Mary’s University, Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray.
On Monday, 7th September 2015, about 20 members of the Hong Kong Chapter had the honour of meeting not only our new president, but also the Premier of Nova Scotia – Mr. Stephen McNeil and the Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao – Mr. J. Ian Burchett at Huashan Room of Island Shangri-La Hotel.
Our new president delivered an opening remark.
This was his first speech to the Hong Kong Chapter.
The Premier of Nova Scotia brought greetings to the attendants.
The new President and Mr. Ronald Wong
Ms Katie Lin and Dr. Ronald Wong together with the Consulate General of Canada – Mr. J. Ian Burchett
Mr. Stephen McNeil – The Premier of Nova Scotia chatting with Dr. Ronald Wong
Ms Alice Shek, Dr Summerby-Murray and Mr. William Lau
The president presenting a memorial notebook to Mr. Harold Ho for correctly answering a quiz about SMU
The President presenting a memorial notebook to Mr Young who swiftly and correctly answered a quiz about SMU
A group photo was taken before the Premier departed.
After the reception, the committee members of Hong Kong Chapter invited the President and Mr. Bill Bu for a dinner at Summer Palace Chinese Restaurant.