December 31st: 2016-2017 New Year’s Eve Gala Show

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At the moment when the new  year is replacing the old, everything will be  brand new. On New Years Eve, SEU has organized  colorful cultural activities to  usher in the New Year.

On December 31st, SEU  Party  SecretaryYi Hong and SEU  President Zhang Guangjun sent New Year Message through SEU Newspaper and SEU  official new-media platforms to all the SEU students, staff and alumni at home and  abroad. The message reviewed the  great success SEU had made in the fields of subject construction, talent  cultivation, scientific research, teaching staff building and international  exchange and cooperation during the process of implementing  13th Five-Year Plan, of  deepening comprehensive reforms and of promoting innovation development. According to the Message,  in the past 2016, SEU had greatly improved its school management level,  education quality and running efficiency, increased its overall strength and  stepped up the pace of Double First-rate construction. In 2017, SEU will closely  follow the overall arrangements of the 14thCongress of the Chinese  Communist Party, fully deepen  comprehensive reforms in all areas, practically stimulate internal vigor and  innovative power, build SEU fate community and endeavor to create a world-class  first-rate university with Chinese characteristics and SEU style. At the  end of the Message, on behalf of the school Party Committee and school  administration, Secretary Yi Hong and President Zhang Guangjun sincerely wish  all SEU people, alumni at home and abroad and friends from all  walks of life every success in work, great progress in  study, good health and a happy family.

On the evening of  December 31st, SEU Jiulonghu Campus  Gymnasium  was  enveloped  in bright  and colorful lights  and jubilant festival  atmosphere. SEU 2016-2017 New  Years Eve Gala Show,  co-hosted by SEU Center of Art&Performance and College Students Art Troupe, was held  here running on the theme of Hand in Hand From 2016  To 2017. SEUParty SecretaryYi Hong, Executive Vice  Secretary Liu Bo, Vice Secretary Zheng Jiamao Vice President Wu Gang and other  school leaders were present at the concert, sharing the happiness with over  5,000 teachers and students and waiting for the bell of the New Year to ring.  Officers of China Unicom Nanjing Branch, HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Nanjing  Research Institute and some school functional departments had arrived as invited  guests. Around 8 in the evening, the show began with fantastic lights on. Chorus  of SEU College Students Art Troupe opened the  show with a lively and youthful song The Ryhthm of  Life.  In the following 4 hours, all the teachers, students, guests and school leaders  had enjoyed a visual feast full of dreamy lights and youthful vitality. Dancing  and singing performances such as Dais women,  Dais Rain, Over the  Sky and Send me a  Rose had fully displayed the  unique beauty of Chinas minority  nationalities; Graduate student Wu Yun from School of Humanities performed a  delightful Bel Canto Solo Spring  Ballet; some teachers and  students sang Chun Ni together; female  teachers from Association of Retired People presented their dancing performance  Magnolia Blossoms in  SEU;  children from SEU Kindergarten performed the dance Always Prepared for My  Dream which wished a hopeful  future; the lively saxophone ensemble Mozart Symphony No.25 in  G Minor and the soft Latin  dance The Force of  Awakens  made the audience  immersed in both classic and modern music world; the wit and humor hidden in the  cross talk Journey of Confucius  and  the short sketch Good and  Evil had not only amused the  audience but also provoked them to think deeply. Close to midnight, a fashion  catwalk show ignited the whole gym.

At last, all the guests,  school leaders, teachers and students counted down together to greet the arrival  of the New Year! Vice Secretary Liu Bo expressed New Year blessings that all the  students study hard to meet with a better  self! Then the New Year  s Eve Gala Show  preparatory team had shown a picture-- it was a picture made up of 2017 nails  which were arranged into the shape of Chinese character 一起来吧(meaning come together  in English), 止于至善(SEU school motto) and  the top view of this gymnasium. The preparatory team hoped to wish SEU teachers  and students a united and striving  New Year and to wish SEU greater  prosperity through the picture. The song SEU Laud then successfully concluded  the New Year Eves Gala Show.

At 0:00, the new SEU  official website was launched at the show. Vice Secretary Liu Bo and Vice  President Wu Gang pressed the crystal ball which controlled the renew of the  website. In a gorgeous changing lights, the launch of the new website completed.  The launch had been prepared for 4 months through the process of early surveys,  scheme solicitation, suggestions solicitation, web design, template production  and background system building, and it had finally been launched at 0:00,  January 1st. 2017, which was a  symbol of a brand new year and brand new image for SEU.

ther school departments  and students societies had held all  kinds of New Year activities as well. On Sipailou Campus, more than 400 graduate  students from all schools of SEU had attended the New Year Ball in the Qun Xian  Hall of Qun Xian Building, which was sponsored by SEU Youth League Committee and  Party Committee and hosted by Graduate Student Union. A few graduate students of  other universities such as Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics  and Nanjing Normal University had also come to the ball. When the ball was  reaching its climax, Vice President Jin Baosheng turned up to express warm  greetings and sincere New Year wishes to all the students. Whats more, he drew the big  prize for the night and watched the brilliant dancing show with them. On  Dingjaiqiao Campus, the New Year Game Carnival was held. It was sponsored by  Dingjiaqiao Campus Students Association Union and  co-hosted by SEU School of Public Health and 20 more other students societies. Vice  President Jin Baosheng also appeared on the carnival, expressing New Year wishes  and drawing the big prize for the students, which had pushed the atmosphere to  the climax.

Not long before the New  Years Eve, such schools as  SEU School of Computer Science and Engineering and School of Software  Engineering had held its own New Year Gala Show; the Party Committee and  Administration Body of School of Electrical Engineering had jointly send their  New Year Message; SEU Broadcast Station had presented its New Year special show;  SEU TV Station had elaborated New Year Movie A Review on 2016... The old year  has already gone away, a new year full of new hope has opened its arms!  Happiness filled the whole campus until it finally reached its climax on New  Years Eve.

The series of New Year  cultural activities was a hit with SEU teachers and students. Their happiness  towards the arrival of the New Year and strong affection towards SEU were  interweaved, mixed and sublimated. On Wechat platform, there were people saying  that  when I listened to the  New Year Message from Secretary Yi Hong and President Zhang Guangjun, I  couldnt help feeling extremely  excited about how great progress our school had made in the past 2016. As an  alumni, I gave my sincere thanks to all of SEU teachers and all of my fellow  students for striving to achieve the great goal of making SEU the  worlds A-list school. Thank  you!, wish SEU a more  beautiful, strong and better future. Besides, for those  students who had attended the New Years Eve Gala Show  themselves, the large LED screen which could display peoples remarks on the scene  was a good way to express their emotion. Some students had said: This is the first time  for me to watch the New Years Eve Gala Show, and I  finally realized why my senior friends would tell me that the longer I stay in  SEU the more I would love it!, Im proud and touched by  the show, I love you SEU! In 2017, I will definitely work harder for my dream  here! whats more, many students  responded actively to the new website once it had launched. They used phones to  sign in to the website and spoke highly of it. They thought that the website was  concisely designed and reasonably arranged, and using green as main color  embodied ont only vigor and energy but also SEUs intelligence and  confidence. After the show was over, such words as Its my honor to meet you  SEU! and  Wish SEU a better  future had taken over Wechat  Moments.