Written by: School of Architecture
Translated by: LIU Danyang
Edited by: William Mosteller
Newsletter of Harbin University of Technology (Alumni Office LIU Zhongkui/Text Alumni/Photo) On October 27, the main building square of HIT Weihai Campus was full of laughter and cheers. Nearly 1,000 teachers, students and alumni of Weihai Campus passed the school flag, forming a sea of enthusiasm and joy. Since June this year, alumni associations at home and abroad have launched activities to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Harbin Institute of Technology, wishing Alma mater a world-class university and a prosperous and strong motherland.
On June 6, the school flag transfer activities in the "Harbin Institute of Technology 99 anniversary theme flag raising ceremony" officially opened. Since the launch of the event, our alumni associations in Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Fujian, Shandong, Hunan, Guangdong, Sichuan, Tibet, Shaanxi, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, Japan, Singapore, France and other countries and regions have organized a variety of celebration activities with rich contents and forms. New and old alumni gathered together, signed their own names on the school flag, recalled the spirit of the school motto of "Strictest standard，Greatest effort", recalled the memorable time when they studied, talked about the friendship between teachers and students, and talked about the remarkable achievements of the development and construction of their alma mater.
Shenzhen alumni association and Harbin Institute of Technology (shenzhen) teachers and students together, through the school flag transmission, singing together "song of Harbin Institute of Technology", jointly bless the Alma mater centennial birthday; The alumni of shenyang alumni association solemnly swear: "never forget the original intention, gratitude to Alma mater, bear in mind the mission, give back to the community", the heroic pledge is inspiring. Shanxi Alumni Association celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of HIT by passing the flag of through 100-person 100-meter race. Xiamen Alumni uniformly coat the car body with the “Harbin University logo” to publicize Harbin Institute of Technology. Hebei Alumni Association from Qinhuangdao to Tangshan, from Xiong'an New District to Shijiazhuang, alumni with the school banner traveled throughout the province's revolutionary and historical cities in Hebei, shared the rapid development of the modern new district, and shared the tremendous changes in the motherland. At the same time as the school banner was passed, the Xinjiang Alumni Association also organized activities to donate schoolbags and clothing for children of mountain herdsmen, and actively promoted the fine traditions of Harbin Institute of Technology alumni to care for the society and to others. As the music of "My Country and My Country" sounded, the huge five-star red flag and the school banner that were filled with the venue gradually expanded. The alumni of the Shanghai Alumni Association were filled with joy, dancing the school banner cheerfully, and cheering loudly, "HIT, I love you!".Several young alumni completed the online school banner delivery page day and night. The beautiful page pictures selected the landmark buildings such as the main building. The copy case tells the "Happy Campus Past Events" of Harbin Institute of Technology. It took 30,000 people to participate in the 30-hour online. Alumni inside and outside have swept the screens and jointly helped to convey the sacred school banner in the heart. The French Alumni Association took a group photo under the Eiffel Tower with the flag of Harbin Institute of Technology and the flag of the French Alumni Association, and enthusiastically sent a splendid video of congratulating the alma mater on its 100th birthdayIn the Silicon Valley Alumni Association school flag transfer activities, the old principal Yang Shiqin described the tradition of Harbin Institute of Technology and the origin of the school motto. The new and old alumni spoke freely and shared the unforgettable experience of the school age. Many alumni associations have a warm and touching scene in the school banner. Alumni grouped the letters "HIT", "Harbin University" and "100" to express their deep blessings for their 100th anniversary. Many alumni shed high tears of excitement and happiness when they sang "The Song of Harbin Institute of Technology" and danced the school banner...
The school flag transmission activity is still going on, and the alumni's thoughts and blessings for the Alma mater are still moving. The school flag carrying the spirit of school motto flies all over the world, flying the dream and glory of every Harbin Institute of Technology person. As many alumni said, "What the school flag conveys is not only the school flag, but also the spirit and tradition of Harbin Institute of Technology." "No matter how we participate in the activity, we are not far away from our alma mater. HIT, I LOVE YOU!" "We will pass on the spirit of HIT and the fine traditions of the older generation of alumni. We will not forget our original heart and remember our mission. We will actively contribute to the development and construction of our Alma mater and contribute to the building of a 100-year-old school with Chinese characteristics, world-class standards and HIT standards.”