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Alumnus to Help Elevate NTNU by Offering Helicopter-Related Courses and Co-ops

<p><font face="Arial">By Bunny Chen<br /> Campus Reporter</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">As National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) was celebrating its 62nd anniversary, remarkable alumnus Charles Lin (林正祥) offered a chance for future NTNU students to learn about helicopter-related high-tech courses in the future.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">&quot;My company will offer co-op opportunities and offer related courses at NTNU so NTNU students would have chances to explore in this field,&rdquo; Lin said.&nbsp; &quot;I might have not become who I am today if I did not study at NTNU.&nbsp; It is time for me to pay back.&rdquo;</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Lin, a graduate from Class 1970 of the Department of English and is now the chairman for the Yoshine Helicopters R&amp;D Center, was invited as the speaker of honor for the official ceremony of the anniversary this morning.&nbsp; He pursued his masters in language from the Ohio State University after he graduated from NTNU and ended up a teacher afterwards.&nbsp; He had a chance to work as a strategy councilor for a helicopter manufacturer in the US and decided to return to Taiwan to establish his own company in 1988.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">In addition to Lin, couple of the 15 elected most remarkable alumni of this year also returned to the campus for the ceremony, while the authorities also organized several campus activities, talent shows and exhibition and combined them as a one big gala for celebrating the 62nd anniversary.&nbsp; Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平), who is also a NTNU graduate and would never miss any important activities on the campus, also showed up and took his place.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial"><br /> </font>&nbsp;</p>