Tsinghua University commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the CPC

On June 28, Tsinghua University commemorated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and commended advanced collectives and individuals at the New Tsinghua Xuetang.

Chen Xu, Secretary of the CPC Tsinghua University Committee, delivered a speech at the meeting, which was presided over by Tsinghua President Qiu Yong.

Representatives of outstanding individuals, advanced Party branches, and new Party members made speeches at the meeting.

Chen said that the event was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC and the 95th anniversary of the establishment of the CPC Tsinghua University Committee, and to commend advanced party branches and outstanding individuals.

Chen reviewed the 100-year history of the CPC and the 95-year history of the CPC Tsinghua University Committee. She pointed out that all the achievements made by the CPC Tsinghua University Committee in the past 95 years are attributable to the hard work of all Party members, teachers and students.

“This year saw the first award of the "50 Years of Glory in the Party" commemorative medals. A total of 1,495 veteran Party members of Tsinghua University received the medal,” said Chen.

Recently, four individuals of Tsinghua were commended by the CPC Central Committee and Beijing Municipal Government. One of them, Academician Wu Liangyong, won the title of National Excellent Member of the CPC. The advanced Party branches and outstanding individuals commended by the university today are also outstanding representatives fighting on all fronts of the university, Chen said.

Chen said that on April 19, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, visited Tsinghua and delivered an important speech, which pointed out the direction for the future development of the university. We must adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, study the speech made by the General Secretary, and stick to the goal of building a world-class university with Chinese characteristics.

She added that we must take moral education and personnel training as the fundamental task, "serving the country" as the supreme goal, discipline construction as the foundation for development, "deepening reform" as a strong driving force, and "strengthening Party building" as a strong guarantee, and strive to cultivate talents, make achievements, provide experience, and set examples, so as to serve the country's prosperity, rejuvenation and people's happiness.

Qiu said that this year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CPC, the 110th anniversary of the founding of Tsinghua University, and the 95th anniversary of the founding of the CPC Tsinghua University Committee. Generations of Tsinghua CPC members have devoted themselves to the Party and the educational development of the country, promoting the continuous progress of the university.

The meeting ended with the singing of the "Internationale".

Editors: Li Han, Guo Lili, Sangeet

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