Published on 18 Jan 2021

Programme Completion Ceremony for EMME and EMPA AY2019/2020 Programmes


Nanyang Centre for Public Administration (NCPA) held a programme completion ceremony for 40 graduates in the 24th intake of the Executive Master of Science in Managerial Economics (EMME) and 16th intake of Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) programmes at the School of Art, Design and Media Auditorium on 14 January 2021. Due to COVID-19 safe distancing regulations, the number of attendees, which include guests, staff and students, had to be kept to 50.

Emcees of Programme Completion Ceremony on 14 Jan 2021

In his address, Professor Liu Hong, Director of NCPA, commended the students for their determination in completing their one-year studies in Singapore despite all the challenges and difficulties brought about by COVID-19.

Mr Kang Kai, Counsellor (Education) of the P.R. China Embassy in Singapore, gave a heartwarming speech. The P.R. China Embassy in Singapore has constantly provided assistance to the students, such as COVID care packs. 

After the addresses, Prof Liu presented the Director’s List Awards and Best Dissertation Awards. He also presented commemorative plaques to all the students. Mr Kang presented appreciation awards to members of the Class Committee for their dedicated service.

The Graduate Programmes Best Teacher of the Year Award was presented to Prof Liu Hong by the Class Representative, Mr Li Tianran.

This year’s ceremony could not be held at a hotel due to COVID-19 Safe Management Measures and has to be kept short and simple. Despite the constraints, NCPA did its best in making the ceremony as memorable as possible for the newly minted alumni.