KUBS 110th Anniversary Event has been successfully ended
In the Wall of Honor unveiling and opening ceremony of the History Hall, honorary professors, donors and others have attended in the ceremony ... Huh Chang-soo, chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries, highlighted 'Corporate Social Roles and Responsibilities' in his keynote speech.
Business school (Dean Kim Dong-won) held the "110th Anniversary Event" on the business school campus of Korea University at 18:00 on October 30. About 300 VIPs attended the event, including △Yeom Jae-ho, president of Korea University, △Huh Chang-soo, chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries, △Joo Seon-hoe, president of the general fellowship of Korea University, and △Na Wan-bae, president of the alumni association of Korea University Business School.
The ceremony, which took place at the Supex Hall of LG-POSCO Management Hall from 18:00, was attended by both students and graduates, adding to the enthusiasm. "Business schools are recognized around the world not only for having global infrastructure but also for running various curricula," said Yeom Jae-ho, president of the university, who attended the event. "This is because Korea University and business schools, which have been modernizing their country in line with the spirit of opening up their schools to revive the nation with the spirit of due diligence." "We sincerely congratulate the 110th anniversary of the business school, which has led the nation's economy by nurturing talented people who lead the nation," he added.
At the 110th anniversary event, FKI Chairman Huh Chang-soo, a fellow business student in the class of 67 at a business school, gave a keynote speech under the theme of "Corporate Social Roles and Responsibilities." "It was the driving force behind Korea's economic growth and the driving force behind Korea's economic growth in line with the trend of the Korean era," Chairman Huh said. "The essence of companies should not only increase social utility through economic profit-seeking but also make efforts to make innovative changes that seek social values." In the future, companies should strive to become a new growth engine for the national economy by striving to revitalize venture companies and small and medium-sized enterprises as well as activities to create jobs, Huh said. In addition, he said, "In addition to the role of companies that pursue innovation and create quality jobs, efforts for sustainable growth are needed."
After the keynote speech by FKI Chairman Huh Chang-soo, everyone who attended the event sang the school song to celebrate the 110th anniversary.
"Korea University Business School is the nation's top business school that has produced countless businessmen who have led Korea's history and economy in the past century," said Kim Dong-won, president of the business school. "We will take the lead in educating the 'Business for Society' by inspiring students through this 110th anniversary event and the opening ceremony of the history museum."
KUBS Wall of Honor unveiling ... with gratitude for the donor
From the left, FKI Chairman Huh Chang-soo, Hana Academy Chairman Kim Seung-yu, Korean Academy President Yoo Hwi-sung, Koreana Cosmetics Chairman Yoo Sang-ok, Business School President Kim Dong-won, Business School President Na Wan-bae, Business School President Jeon Yoon-ja, Chung Joon-tae, Chung Jang-ho, Shifimaru, and Dong-A Dream Tree Foundation Chairman Kim Byung-gun.
Prior to the main event, the unveiling ceremony of the KUBS Wall of Honor was held. The unveiling of the KUBS Wall of Honor was set up to honor contributors who made great contributions to business schools. The KUBS Wall of Honor engraved the name of the donor who donated the largest amount of money since the establishment of the business school. So far, about 5,700 individuals and organizations have donated to business schools, with 419 names inscribed on the KUBS Wall of Honor, with the list of donors to be added.
The KUBS Wall of Honor consists of four sections, depending on the amount of donation. The four sections are △diamond (more than 5 billion won), △gold (more than 1 billion won), △silver (more than 100 million won), and △bronze (more than 10 million won). Eight companies that donated more than 5 billion won are listed in the diamond section, while the gold section bears the names of 15 people who donated more than 1 billion won. The names of 67 people who donated more than 100 million won in the Silver section and 329 people who donated more than 10 million won in the Bronze section were listed.
On the other side of the KUBS Wall of Honor, the names of those who donated at the time of the establishment of the management headquarters were collected and installed for a quick look.
Wall of Honor is a meaningful place to look back on the 110 years of donation since the opening of the business school. More than 50 donors and friends attended the unveiling ceremony of the KUBS Wall of Honor at the management headquarters on October 30 to mark the 110th anniversary of the business school. In commemoration of the unveiling ceremony, dean Kim Dong-won said, "The foundation for the university's continued development over the past 110 years is due to many donors," and added, "The university created a KUBS Wall of Honor in honor of donors with gratitude." The unveiling ceremony will be attended by △Huh Chang-soo, chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries, △Kim Seung-yu, chairman of Hana Academy, △Yoo Hwi-sung, president of Koreana Cosmetics, △Kim Dong-won, president of the business school, △Na Wan-bae, president of the business school, △Jeon Yun-ja, president of Cheongryun, △Chung Jang-ho, chairman of the Sipimaru Foundation, and △Kim Byung-gun, chairman of the Dong-kumak.
The participants looked back on the donation history of KUBS by looking around the KUBS Wall of Honor after the unveiling. “It is inspiring to see all of our seniors who show their love for this school and its students. This space is meaningful because we can take a moment to thank those who helped KUBS and motivate ourselves as well,” said Kwon Yoo Jung (Business‘09) who participated in the ceremony.
KUBS will further specify donators who have contributed to its growth. This meaningful act follows the event of inscribing the names of those who contributed to the establishment of Hyundai Motors Hall.
KUBS Wall of Honor, along with approximately 3,600 names that have been inscribed to commemorate their contributions to building the Hyundai Motors Hall, will become another meaningful site of KUBS.
KUBS museum KUBS STORY opening ceremony… A space embroidered with impressive history
From the left, president of KUBS alumni association Na Wan Bae, Hana Academy chief director Kim Seung Yoo, honorary professor Eoh Yoon Dae, Kim Dong Ki, Cho Ik Sun, KUBS Dean Kim Dong Won, honorary professor Lee Jun Beom, Shin Su Shik, Lee Jang Ro, president of the Federation of Korean Industries Heo Chang Soo, professor Shin Man Su
The opening ceremony for KUBS STORY was held on 5pm, prior to the main event. About a hundred donators, KUBS alumni, professors and students participated in this event. President of KUBS alumni association Na Wan Bae, Hana Academy chief director Kim Seung Yoo, honorary professor Eoh Yoon Dae, Kim Dong Ki, Cho Ik Sun, KUBS Dean Kim Dong Won, honorary professor Lee Jun Beom, Shin Su Shik, Lee Jang Ro, president of the Federation of Korean Industries Heo Chang Soo, professor Shin Man Su participated in the tape-cutting event.
KUBS STORY displays the 110 year history of KUBS, one of the oldest colleges in Korea. Newly reconstructed from Nam Chon Lounge, KUBS STORY displays the △history △achievements △vision of KUBS and is located at the first floor of the Hyundai Motors Building. The museum has six corners; △History Wall(110 years and Beyond KUBS History)△KUBS: World-Class Faculty, Programs and Facilities △KUBS Alumni Associations △KUBS: The First&The Best △KUBS: Global Leaders △KUBS: The Leaders △KUBS: Professors Emeriti. Videos of KUBS history and historical records donated by senior professors are also displayed.
At the museum’s entrance, the chronological table of 110 years is displayed under the title of 110 years and Beyond KUBS History. The chronological table is composed of three tables, each featuring △Bosung College Plutology (1905~1945) △Korea University Commercial Science Department in the Economics & Commercial Science College (1945~1977) △Korea University Business School(1977~). Korea’s first commerce textbook, academic journal of the Institute of Business Administration st issue> etc. are displayed in showcases.
There is also a video about the 110 year history of KUBS.
KUBS: The First & The Best section displays various achievements and records of being the first on large panels. Along with KUBS Associations alumni section, visitors can learn about KUBS alumni association, its superb network and alumni who contributed to KUBS in the KUBS: The Leaders section. Visitors can learn about KUBS leaders in Korean history, KUBS leaders who lead Korean economic development and CEOs who studied in KUBS. KUBS students can be inspired by seniors who greatly contributed in the financial sector, government, and sports by looking at the displays.
Artifacts donated by honorary professors | from the left, documents of faculty appointment(1956), student notes(1955)
There is also a section displaying the internationalization index of KUBS, which is reaching out to the world. KUBS: Global Leaders section displays 103 partner universities around the world, showing how KUBS is a cradle of global leaders. The number of exchange students who studied abroad, foreign students, 1,829 students who experienced Korea’s first international internship programs are also presented in this section, proving how globalized KUBS is.
In KUBS, Professors Emeriti section, the pictures and service years of KUBS honorary professors who were the pioneers of Korean Business studies are displayed. Deans are also presented in this section. There are objects donated from honorary professors as well. Faculty salary documents in 1972, faculty appointment documents from 1956, and books written by professors show how professors contributed to the growth of KUBS.
Shin Moon Kyeong(Business’11) who visited KUBS STORY said, “I realized the status of KUBS thanks to the museum. I became to have bigger dreams by learning about our seniors, who graduated from Korea’s best business school.”