NYCU awarded with the Model Award in the Industry Collaboration category in “4th Global Views University Social Responsibility Award” in 2023

2023-06-12

Vice President Yung-Fu Chen of NYCU led the NYCU Laser System Research Center to participate in the “4th Global Views University Social Responsibility Award” in 2023, under the theme of “Connecting Industry, Government, and Academia to Enhance Technological Competence and Cultivate Talent in the Semiconductor and Key Technology Industries”. They were awarded with the Model Award in the Industry Collaboration category.

The winners of the fourth Global Views University Social Responsibility Award in 2023 have been announced. NYCU participated for the first time and was honored with the Model Award in the “Industry Collaboration Category” for their project titled “Connecting Industry, Government, and Academia to Enhance Technological Competence-Cultivating Talent in the Semiconductor and Key Technology Industries.” This year, a total of 120 proposals were presented in seven categories, with 47 projects making it to the final selection. After the evaluation of 26 experts, a total of 23 awards were awarded, with a total success rate of only 19.1%.

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University expressed that the university has invested a significant amount of resource in various forms of guidance, including curriculum training, career counseling, vocational consultation, and academic planning. Their goal is to provide high-quality education and assistance through human care, establish local connections with enterprises, and promote an environment and atmosphere for lifelong learning. The concept of a talent development base aims to help young people to find suitable jobs and achieve desirable salaries. This aligns perfectly with SDG 4, “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” and SDG 8, “Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all.”

Yung-Fu Chen, vice president of NYCU, mentioned during the award ceremony that the current project is a collaboration with the Workforce Development Agency, Ministry of Labor from Taoyuan, Hsinchu and Miaoli for the establishment of the “Talent Development Base for the Semiconductor and Key Technology Industries.” This initiative aims to provide training resources for talent in the semiconductor and key technology industries, with the goal of injecting new talent into the domestic semiconductor industry and responding to the demand for talent in high-tech industries. Through a 300-hour short-term training program, individuals from different fields can transition to the semiconductor sector and improve their salary and benefits, increasing from 35,000 to 50,000 NTD. As a result, the Ministry of Education has requested Vice President Chen to plan a two-year degree program to train students from the liberal arts to enter the semiconductor industry.

Yung-Fu Chen stated that the university, as one of Taiwan’s top universities, not only aims to cultivate top engineers for the industry, but also has a responsibility to fulfill its social responsibilities and values. It strives to establish local connections between the university and the community and, through talent development to become a significant driving force for sustainable development in both the industry and the local area.

The university has awarded with the “Global Views University Social Responsibility Award” – Model Award in the “Industry Collaboration Category”. Vice President Yung-Fu Chen attended the ceremony and received the award.
Image source: Global Views Magazine.

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