On September 10, 2016, teachers and alumni gathered in the auditorium of Shahekou Campus in the morning to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Dalian Jiaotong University.
This event was attended by many, including professors from Southwest Jiaotong University; Zhai Wanming, an academician with Chinese Academy of Sciences; Jia Deyong, director of the Inspection Office under the Ministry of Education; Liu Hualong, CRRC general manager; Yin Gang, president of China Tonghao Group; John Dewar with La Trobe University, Australia; Mark A. Heckler, president of Valparaiso University, U.S.A.; Yuri Davidoff (transliteration), president of National Jiaotong University of the Far East; Lu Lin, deputy mayor and the member of the Standing Committee under Dalian Municipal Party Committee; Yan Ping, chairman of the Board of Guangxi Yuchai Group; Qi Yanhui, deputy director of Sci-tech Management Department of China Railway Corporation; Yu Hanlin, deputy chief economist with China Railway Group Limited; Wang Jun, CRRC vice president and so on. Party secretary Liu Xiaoying presided over this celebration.
This celebration began with the magnificent national anthem. And then, President Li Xuewei delivered a speech entitled Inherit the Glorious Tradition to Create a Better Future. On behalf of all students and staff, he extended his warm welcome to distinguished guests and alumni, as well as leaders at all levels to this event. "Over the pass six extraordinary decades, Dalian Jiaotong University has kept exploring along the road of promoting the development of China's railway industry, while keeping pace with China's economic growth", Li said, "Being known as 'The cradle of Chinese engineer in rail transportation equipment manufacturing', we have trained out more than 100,000 talented men and women. On a new journey, we will center on the fundamental task of morality education to improve student's comprehensive quality, while sticking to our mission to serve the railway, the local community and our country, so as to contribute more to both the industrial development and regional economy. "
As a representative of foreign universities with friendly cooperation, Mark A. Heckler, president of Valparaiso University, extended his congratulations on our achievement in each field. Chen Yiming, chair of the Students ' Union, Zhao Wenzhong, university teacher, and Min Xing, president and general manager of CRRC Dalian Co., Ltd. each gave their speech on behalf of students, teachers and alumni. They all expressed their best wishes for Dalian Jiaotong University and were proud of being a graduate of this university.
While presiding over this event, Party Secretary Liu Xiaoying said that, in this cool autumn season, Jiaotong people gathered at her alma mater to celebrate her sixtieth anniversary with joy and excitement. Looking back upon her six decades of development, we all contributed our share to the development of Chinese railway, to our country, and to Liaoning and Dalian's economy. Looking forward to the future, Dalian Jiaotong people will be full of confidence and strength, and with pride, enthusiasm and high spirit, we will carry on with the iron spirit to create a wonderful new chapter.
At 10 am, the celebration was ended with singing The School Song of Dalian Jiaotong University.