The evening of Nov 23, 2016, College of Chemistry held the 2016 PPG Scholarship Awarding Ceremony and PPG Intelligence Class in the Room A408 of Tang Aoqing Building. Ms. Liu Lixin, Mr. Niu Jian from PPG, Mr. Liang Min, the lecturer of PPG Intelligence Class, and Mr. Li Yong, the Vice-Secretary and Deputy Dean of College of Chemistry attended the event. Ms. Zhao Yan emceed the ceremony.
First of all, on behalf of the College of Chemistry, Mr. Li Yong expressed thanks to PPG’s support for 13 consecutive years. The scholarship from PPG benefits a large number of students by which they can stay true to the mission and keep on doing unremitting efforts. Then, Ms. Liu Lixin announced the winners of 2016 PPG Scholarship. As the representative of the winning students, Wu Peidong expressed his gratitude and determination to give back to society by persistent effort. After the ceremony, Mr. Liang Min gave a lecture to all the students with the topic “Effective Communication”. He explaining the ways and methods of effective communication in modern society from “heart, thought, event, and achievement” 4 aspects.
PPG founded in 1883 as Pittsburgh Plate Glass by Captain John B. Ford and John Pitcairn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, and fiber glass. From 2003, PPG has established scholarships in 13 universities in China including Jilin University by using this to encourage the outstanding students major in chemistry.