LEE Soo-geun, Chairman of the Sponsorship Scholarship Association of the College of Pharmacy, received Yu’s Chunma Honor NNo.8203966
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Selection of alumni who contributed in development of the university, among individuals and institutions that donated large amounts of development funds
Serving as Chairman of YU College of Pharmacy Alumni Association and leading fundraising activities for the new construction of the College of Pharmacy
Until now, over KRW 101 million of donation to the alma mater's development fund... Continuous social contribution activities
[October 13, 2023]
<Chunma Honors Certification Plaque Awarding Ceremony (From the left, Chairman LEE Soo-geun and President CHOI Oe-chool)>
YU (President CHOI Oe-chool) selected LEE Soo-geun, chairman of the College of Pharmacy Sponsorship Scholarship Association, as a member of “Chunma Honors” and awarded him the certification plaque.
“Chunma Honors” is a donor courtesy program which was established by YU in 2020.It was established to honor major donors who contributed in development of the university and to spread a new donation culture at the university.
Chairman LEE Soo-geun is an alumnus of Student 67 of YU’s Department of Pharmacy, served as the chairman of Pharmacy Alumni Association for four years from 2014 to 2018, and currently serves as the chairman of the Board of Directors of the College of Pharmacy Sponsorship Scholarship Association.While serving as the Chairman of the Alumni Association of College of Pharmacy, he led the “KRW 5 billion fund raising project for construction of the new building for College of Pharmacy” and made a great contribution in construction of a new building of College of Pharmacy equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.Chairman LEE has continuously donated development funds, starting with Sponsorship Fund for College of Pharmacy in 2005, and has donated a total of 101 million won to date.
Chairman LEE Soo-geun attended Chunma Honors Certification Plaque Award Ceremony on the 6th and said, “When I took office as the Chairman of Alumni Association of College of Pharmacy in 2014 at the suggestion of my teacher, Professor JEONG Si-ryeon (currently Professor Emeritus of YU), there were difficulties because I had a big goal of building a new building for College of Pharmacy.With the interest and support of numerous pharmacy school alumni, we have succeeded in raising a development fund, and I feel proud when I see my juniors currently studying at the newly built pharmacy school. I have been practicing sharing to give a small repayment for what I learned and gained at my alma mater. Thank you for giving me the honor of being called “Chunma Honors.”I will continue providing support so that we can contribute in development of our alma mater and our juniors.”
President CHOI Oe-chool of YU said, “On behalf of the university, I would like to thank Chairman LEE Soo-geun, who served as the president of the Alumni Association of College of Pharmacy and is currently the chairman of the scholarship society for juniors of the College of Pharmacy, and has always taken the lead in the development of alumni as well as for his alma mater and his juniors. Based on the continuous researches and education by the professors of College of Pharmacy and continuous interest and love by Chairman LEE Soo-geun and alumni, the highest competition rate of 39.3 to 1 was recorded in YU by Faculty of Pharmacy in application reception for the 2024 academic year held in September.We will do our best to help students grow into global talents who contribute to human society, as Chairman LEE, who is dedicated in cultivating talents and contributing to society.”
<Chunma Honors Certification Plaque Awarding Ceremony (From the third from the left, President CHOI Oe-chool and Chairman LEE Soo-geun)>
YU selects donors who have contributed greatly for development of the university and have great social recognition and influence among individuals and institutions (groups) that have donated more than KRW 100 million for development funds and grants them membership of “Cheuma Honors.”Until now, over 100 individuals and organizations (institutions) have been selected as members and YU is holding a certification plaque presentation ceremony for the individuals and organizations selected as the members. YU established and operates a donor courtesy program, including awarding certification plaques to Chunma Honors members and invites them as foreign guests to major university events.