DATE 2014/12/01 VISITORS 1709
The 2014 Annual Junior College Faculty Member Ping Pong Competition took place on November 21st (Friday). The competition included 38 national universities with a total of 650 participants. The Ministry of Education’s Director of the Office of Education, Yeong-Luh Wu, Chairman of New Taipei City’s Office of Physical Education, Jin-an Liao, President Flora Chia-I Chang and Director of Lanyang Campus, Jyh-horng Lin, expressed a few words for the opening ceremony.
President Chang expressed her gratitude for the Ministry of Education’s physical education program and the support they’ve provided throughout Taiwan. She also expressed a special thanks to Lanyang campus for their full English program and the junior year study abroad opportunity that has been particularly helpful in creating an internationally-oriented education environment at TKU.
This is the fourth time TKU has hosted this junior college ping pong competition. Last year it was held on Tamsui campus, but this year it’s held on Lanyang Campus in order to display the great developments that it has undergone. This athletic exchange lended the opportunity to share the beautiful scenery Lanyang has to offer. The competition was divided into different categories of Groups, Individuals, First-level Administrator Pairs, First-level Administrator Singles. The groups were divided into Men’s A Team, Men’s B Team, Men’s C Team, Women’s A Team, Women’s B Team and the Aged Division.
Dean of Physical Education, Shu-feng Hsiao, expressed, “The Ministry of Education’s promotion of exercise policy has created a mentality that strengthens the country through meaningful sports events. The implemented policies of Lovers of Fitness, Exercise Anywhere and Exercise All the Time is changing Taiwan into an island of exercise. This sports event represents Taiwan’s movement into a healthy and positive direction.”