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Handong Global University receives ‘The 34th Inchon Award’ in the Field of Education
writer: 영문 관리자   |   date: 2020.10.08   |   count: 427

제34회 인촌상 부문별 수상자들과 함께

(Picture 1) The recipients of ‘The 34th Inchon Award’, President Soon-Heung Chang of Handong Global University, Director Joon-Ho Bong (substituted by Director Shin-Ae Kwak of Barunson E&A), and Professor Kuk-Heon Cha of Seoul National University


Handong Global University (President Soon-Heung Chang) received the ‘Inchon Award in Field of Education’ at ‘The 34th Inchon Award Ceremony’ held at the Lotte Hotel of Jung-gu, Seoul, in the afternoon of October 8th.


The Inchon Memorial Foundation and Dong-A Ilbo announced that they have selected the award for Handong Global University, as they have highly sought the achievements of Handong Global University as a ‘Well-Teaching University’, in focus to knowledge, character, and spirituality.


At the Award Ceremony, Handong Global University was presented with a Gift Plaque, Commemorative Medal, and Prize of 100 million Korean won (approximately USD 90,000).


장순흥 총장이 제34회 인촌상 교육부문 상을 수상하고 있다.

(Picture 2) President Soon-Heung Chang receiving the ‘Inchon Award’ from Chairman Yong-Hoon Lee of the Inchon Memorial Foundation.


Through this award, Handong Global University has been recognized for its ‘工’ shaped education model, along with the type of talent that embraces the educational philosophy of the Late President Young-Gil Kim. Handong was evaluated for its Christian Educational Philosophy which, through prioritizing the education of knowledge, character, and spirituality, impacted the higher education of Korea by being the first among universities within the Republic of South Korea to launch ‘Independent Self-Guided Study Semester’ and ‘Handong International Law School’.


In particular, Handong Global University has been recognized for the achievement in boldly introducing innovative educational methods despite the short 25-year history after establishment, confirmed through the receiving of the highest level (A-Level) in University Structural Reform Evaluation and University Innovation Support Operation.


제34회 인촌상 수상기념 한동대 관계자들과 함께 축하 사진

(Picture 3) Commemorative Photo: From Left to Right, Je-Sung Woo; President of Student Council, Joong-Geun Yoo; Board Member, Soon-Heung Chang; President, Young-Ae Kim; Chairman for Global Support Program, Jae-Hoon Lee, Chairman, and Joon-Ho Min, Chairman of the Alumni Association


At the award ceremony, President Soon-Heung Chang delivered the receiving remarks: “Handong Global University, through its education innovation, such as the unsupervised honor exam program, convergence education between majors, admission program with undecided majors and others, is bearing positive results by presenting a new model of University Education.” He added, “We will continue to work hard in training talented people to serve the world through educational innovation.”

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