NUS FASS vinh danh năm cựu sinh viên xuất sắc

Thứ tư, 04/05/2022, 11:06 GMT+7

Five eminent individuals lauded for their contributions towards nation-building, growth of the University and promotion of the arts and social sciences.

From left to right: Professor Lionel Wee (Dean, NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences), Mr Haresh Sharma, Mr Peter Tan, Professor Tan Eng Chye (NUS President), Mrs Josephine Teo, Mr Low Thia Khiang, Ms Denise Phua, Mr Bernard Toh (Director, NUS Office of Alumni Relations).

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) tonight celebrated the achievements of five eminent alumni at the FASS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Awards 2021, in recognition of their distinguished scholarship and outstanding service to the Faculty, the University and Singapore. 

Established since 2015, the 2021 award recipients include Singapore’s Ambassador to Japan, Mr Peter Tan; Minister for Communications and Information and Second Minister for Home Affairs, Mrs Josephine Teo; Resident Playwright of The Necessary Stage, Mr Haresh Sharma; Mayor of Central Singapore District, Ms Denise Phua; and former Secretary-General of the Workers’ Party, Mr Low Thia Khiang. 

These outstanding recipients have also achieved excellence in various fields locally and internationally, which has contributed to the betterment and promotion of the arts and social sciences. Typically held annually, the 2021 awards ceremony was postponed to this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye said, “I would like to convey my heartiest congratulations to the five outstanding FASS alumni award recipients. These five individuals have contributed to Singapore in distinctive ways, and their passion, perseverance and pursuit of excellence serve as an inspiration to current and future generations of FASS students. NUS is proud to have them as our alumni, and I hope they will continue to maintain close ties with their alma mater and with FASS. There is much we can do together, to nurture and inspire the next generation of Singaporeans to realise their potential.” 

Professor Lionel Wee, Dean of the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, added, “The recipients of the FASS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Award 2021 have all played pivotal roles both in Singapore and internationally. Be it through the arts, shaping of policies, diplomatic relations or community engagement, our alumni award recipients epitomise the FASS quality of being of service to the wider community. We are extremely proud of their achievements.” 

Recipients of the FASS Distinguished Arts and Social Sciences Alumni Award 2021 

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