Alumnus Chang Yu An from the Department of Music recently has been selected as the new assistant conductor at Boston symphony orchestra, one of the top five orchestra in the states. He posted on facebook and committed to work diligently to live up to the reputation of Taiwanese conductors.
“Only 3% of the population in the world can pursuit and insist their dream. Other 97% of people may put their dreams aside due to a variety of reason. Do you belong to the 3% or 97%? ”Chiang Meng Chih, an aluma of NTNU living in the states, came back to NTNU on April 9th and shared her story of fulfilling her dream and told students that persistence in the key to success.
The 30 Under 30 Asia by Forbes was announced on March 29th, four Taiwanese women made it to the list and one of them is the founder of Good Food Enterprise Viola Cheng. The alumna started her business Good Food Enterprise Co in 2014.
At the end of 2017, art awards in Taiwan or abroad have been announced one after another. Prof. Gordon S. W. Chin from the Music Department received the National Award for Arts with honor. Alumni, retired professor from National Tsing Hua University Fan Siang Bin received the Lifetime Achievement Award of Arts Education Contribution Award. Hsieh Li Fa got a National Cultural Award, the Ministry of Culture. These prizes were given by different organization for different value and meanings.
The alumna from the Master Program of the Department of Adult and Continuing Education, CEO of Good Food Enterprise Co Viola Cheng, just received the Stevie Awards for Women as Business in Startup of the Year- Gold Stevie Winner and Young Female Entrepreneur- Silver Stevie Winner. Her company is known for solving social problems. Cheng went on stage with the flag of the Republic of China and impressed the business world with her company.