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Tang Lixin Education Development Foundation Established

Apr. 11, 2014 

On the afternoon of April 9, Mr. Tang Lixin, Chairman and General Manager of the Shinesun Group, donated 15 million yuan to Zhejiang University Education Development Foundation for the establishment of Tang Lixin Education Development Foundation. This foundation will be committed to encouraging and supporting outstanding students and faculty members who make tremendous contributions in teaching, research and administration.

While the Shinesun Group specializes in the operation of IT chain stores, it also deals in real estate development, advertising, sales of IT products and e-commerce. With the ever-growing prosperity of the group, Mr. Tang Lixin is providing his generous support for education. The foundation set up at Zhejiang University has 12 items under the broad categories of student awards and teacher awards, covering scholarships, grants, overseas exchange, start-up business, teaching, research and administration.

Lin Jianhua expressed his sincere gratitude to Mr. Tang for his wholehearted support on behalf of ZhejiangUniversity. “Talent cultivation is the core mission of a university and teachers are the most invaluable asset of a university. This foundation offers support to students and teachers who are most crucial to the development of a university. This corresponds precisely with our university’s educational concept and is of overriding significance to the promotion of teaching, research and administration.” said Mr. Lin.