Tra Vinh University: Opening the new school year 2021-2022 and online meeting to celebrate Vietnam Teachers’ Day

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(TVU) – On November 19th, Tra Vinh University held the opening ceremony of the 2021-2022 school year and the online meeting to celebrate the 39th Anniversary of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20, 1982 – November 20, 2021). The program is live-streamed on the University’s website and social networking sites. Mr. Le Van Han, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Tra Vinh Provincial People’s Committee, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh, Rector of TVU, delegates, teachers, and all students have attended via online method.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Le Van Han praised the achievements of the collective, lecturers, and staff of Tra Vinh University in recent years. At the same time, the Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee requested the school to actively coordinate with the health sector to develop and implement a flexible and adaptive school year plan suitable to the situation of the Covid-19 epidemic in the province; strengthen digital transformation in training, continue to perfect online teaching methods, improve the capacity of lecturers; continue to closely coordinate with enterprises and employers in training to create jobs for students after graduation; pay attention to well implement policies for lecturers and students, especially lecturers and students affected by the Covid-19 epidemic to overcome difficulties to continue working and studying well.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh, Rector of TVU, has reviewed the achievements of Tra Vinh University’s teachers and students in the 2020 – 2021 school year.

The Rector said: “In the 2020-2021 school year, the university has successfully organized the 15th Anniversary of Tra Vinh University and 20 years of Community College model, with many meaningful welcome activities, marking the great development step after 20 years of establishment and development.

Most recently, TVU was ranked 71st in the Top 100 of WURI Ranking 2021, being an influential school and making positive contributions to society; ranked 17th (up 7 places compared to before) in the Top 50 for the value of startups for innovation and 48th in the Top 50 for international student exchange and cooperation, exchange opportunities for many years in a row, TVU ranked in the Top 100 universities with influence and positive contributions to society – WURI Ranking; Top 200 sustainable, friendly green universities-UI GreenMetric Ranking. The university soon applied the quality management system of ISO 9001-2000 from 2006, ISO 9001-2008, ISO 9001-2015. Many programs have passed FIBAA, AUN-QA and the University is continuing to expand AUN and FIBAA international education accreditation in the fields of Health Sciences, Languages, and Economics and Law; ABET accreditation of Engineering and Technology industries.

Training activities, scientific research and international cooperation have always promoted and achieved many outstanding results. Specifically, in the past year, the University focused on promoting scientific research, in which over 67 topics at all levels have been and are being implemented; there are more than 300 scientific articles published in national and international journals; there are 12 projects of technology transfer and community support.

Besides, students’ entrepreneurial activities have gradually become more exciting. In 2021, many ideas from students have presented at the contest “Start-up ideas of Tra Vinh province in 2021”, most of the ideas are very simple, the product processing materials are close to real life. In particular, there are 14 viable and highly practical student startup ideas and projects that will participate in the final round of the province and the Mekong Delta in December.

Tra Vinh University always maintains connections with nearly 300 units, organizations, businesses and signed cooperation agreements with nearly 30 partners. The number of enterprises participating in the training process of the University is increasing. Graduates have jobs, according to the survey at the end of 2020, accounting for 86.63%, higher than in previous years.

In August 2021, Tra Vinh University held an online signing ceremony and launched the King Sejong Institute of Korean Language and Culture – Tra Vinh. This is a valuable opportunity for the University to promote the movement of learning the Korean language and culture among students and the community.

At the beginning of this November, Tra Vinh University was pleased to receive 03 more training programs of international quality AUN – QA in Nursing, Agriculture and Khmer Language, bringing the total number of programs meeting quality standards. The quality of international education has increased to 9 programs and is one of the top schools in the Mekong Delta with many programs that have passed the international education quality accreditation AUN-QA and FIBAA. Of which 05 training programs meet AUN-QA international education quality standards: Agriculture, Fisheries, Veterinary Medicine under the School of Agriculture and Fisheries; Nursing under the School of Medicine and Pharmacy; Khmer language under the School of Southern Khmer Language, Culture and Art; 04 training programs meeting FIBAA international education quality standards: Business Administration, Economy, Accounting and Banking Finance – School of Economics and Law.

The school has implemented a 10% tuition fee reduction for regular students in the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year to share the hardships with parents and students during the Covid-19 pandemic. Recently, officials, lecturers and employees of the University have contributed more than 200 million VND to the fund to support the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic and more than 100 million VND to the program “Computer for children” to buy computers. for students with difficult circumstances, helping them have the conditions to study online. The school has joined with benefactors to have many activities to give gifts and free meals to disadvantaged people during the epidemic season; More than 150 students volunteered with the University’s officials and lecturers to participate in the frontline of the fight against the epidemic at field hospitals to treat the Covid-19 epidemic, as well as coordinate in organizing Covid-19 vaccination for TB workers. in the province”.

The Rector expressed his deep gratitude to the leaders of ministries, branches, leaders of the Provincial People’s Committee, revolutionary old teachers, along with the material and spiritual support of agencies, mass organizations, organizations. , domestic and foreign individuals, sponsors… create favorable conditions for the University’s training to achieve results and develop.

With the task of the new school year, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh continues to call on all officials, employees, students and students of the University to work together towards the common goal and successfully implement the key task of the academic year 2021-2022. “We need to focus on quality assurance, continue to register for domestic and international accreditation of training programs of our strengths, raise the bar for scientific research with topics, projects, and articles. international, specialized; support job creation for students; improve the quality of staff members in terms of expertise, management and English ability; perfecting facilities to meet the needs of teaching and learning in the new situation, motivating students to participate in creative research and entrepreneurship activities, etc., at the same time, completing and developing synchronously the remaining activities. to make the training work of the University more and more effective. Together, we contribute to building the image of Tra Vinh University forever green and ranking on prestigious national and international university rankings.” Rector of the University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh said at the ceremony.

In the solemn atmosphere of the ceremony, new student Mai Thi Hong Nhung, class of Early Childhood Education 2021 class on behalf of nearly twenty thousand students of the whole school said: “Choosing to study at Tra Vinh University is one The right decision of me as well as the students of the University. We believe that Tra Vinh University is the place to give wings to the future, for each generation of students. We promise to try our best to study and research professionally, to train our personality so that when we graduate from school, we believe that we have enough confidence, enough professional knowledge, and life skills. to become a useful person for the family, for society”.

At the meeting, Dr. Tieu Thanh Thuy, Director of the Center for Support for Teaching and Learning Development, on behalf of lecturers and officials of the University, reviewed the emotional memories of teachers and students of Tra Vinh University during the past years and reminded them to students or trainees often try to promote their advantages in study, research, community service activities, improve themselves to be more dynamic and creative in the context of international integration.

On this occasion, TVU has awarded certificates of merit and awards to the new valedictorians and runner-ups of the school year 2021-2022, including 01 valedictorian who is a former student of Nguyen Thien Thanh High School for the Gifted, Tra Vinh Province, and 03 valedictorian students. runner-up students are former students of Nguyen Thien Thanh High School for the Gifted, Duyen Hai High School for the Gifted in Tra Vinh Province and Thu Khoa Nghia High School for the Gifted in An Giang Province. The school also awarded certificates of merit to 11 groups and 8 individuals with outstanding achievements in assessment outside of training programs according to AUN-QA standards and contributed to the construction and development of the University.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh presents awards to the new valedictorians and runner-up ones of TVU for the 2021 – 2022 school year 

In particular, the University was honored to receive 04 government certificates of merit in the academic year 2019-2020 with 1 team and 3 individuals; Received provincial certificates of merit with 08 groups and 12 individuals who have made many contributions to Tra Vinh University’s educational and training activities on the occasion of 15 years of establishment of the University and 20 years of implementing the Community College model.

Accompanying the University, at the ceremony, sponsors, domestic and foreign scientists, individuals, organizations, businesses and overseas Vietnamese contributed and awarded 172 scholarships. scholarships totaling nearly 01 billion for students of the University.

In expressing gratitude to the great contributions of Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thien Thanh – Labor Hero – People’s Doctor, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh, along with the TVU Rector Board, TVU Advisory Council leaders, lecturers, staff, and students have visited and offered incense at the TVU Scholarship office of Mr. and Mrs. Nguyen Thien Thanh – Labor Hero of Labor – People’s Doctor – Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thien Thanh.
Also on this occasion, Assoc. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh – Rector, together with the TVU Rector Board, TVU Advisory Council leaders, representatives of the University’s Party Committee lecturers, staff, and students have respected and offered incenses to commemorate The ancestor teachers at Tien Vang Temple, Le Van Tam Primary School.

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