This year Ho Chi Minh Vocational College of Technology (HVCT) celebrated its 36th anniversary as an institution of higher education. During the opening ceremony for the 2014-2015 school year, they additionally celebrated the prestigious achievement of being awarded 2nd Class Independence Order from the government of Vietnam. According to the Law on Emulation and Commendation, as specified by the National Assembly of Vietnam, this award is to recognize the successful building and development of a public institution for more than 30 years. Rector Nguyen Thi Hang was individually awarded the 3rd Class Labor Order for her outstanding leadership of the institution. Orders are conferred to individuals that have provided meritorious services and achievements benefiting the nation. Three ministers from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, as well as other high ranking government officials attended the celebration for this notable accomplishment. HEEAP and other partners were invited on stage to present their support and contributions over the years. Through scholarships to female students, HEEAP and Intel have contributed 97.5 Million VND. Over the past 4 years, there were 28 faculty from HVCT trained at ASU through HEEAP on modern teaching methodology and they applied new knowledge through meaningful projects. The deans and managers of HVCT are also building their own capacity under VULII program. We join HVCT in celebrating this great honor!
Learn more about the Law on Emulation and Commendation from the National Assembly of Vietnam