The University of San Jose Successfully Hosts the 2nd President’s Volunteer Service Award Ceremony (Online and Offline)

On March 2, 2024, the University of San Jose held the “2nd President’s Volunteer Service Award Ceremony” in a hybrid online and offline format. Two students, Elizabeth Teresa Cheng and Irene Pan Fu, who participated in community volunteer service at USJ, passed the review of the United States President’s Volunteer Service Award Committee and were awarded the prestigious President’s Gold Award. This event is an important recognition of outstanding contributions to community service and the spirit of volunteering. Members of the USJ United States President’s Volunteer Service Award Committee attended the award ceremony, and the two awardees participated online.

Figure 1: Dr. Wang, the President’s Opening Address

Dr. Wang, the founding president of the University of San Jose, delivered the opening address, emphasizing the key role of community service in shaping individuals and society. Volunteer work not only benefits the recipients but also profoundly shapes the character and future actions of those who dedicate their time and effort.

Figure 2: Professor Richard Shares Insights

Distinguished Professor Richard shared his insights on the intersection of technology, management, and community service. His speech highlighted the potential of technology to amplify the impact of volunteer efforts and foster stronger community connections. Award recipients Elizabeth Teresa Cheng and Irene Pan Fu accepted their awards via live connection and shared their personal service journeys, detailing the challenges, rewards, and profound experiences encountered along the way. Their stories serve as a testament to the transformative power of volunteering, inspiring attendees to embark on their own paths of service.

Figure 3: President Wang, Business School Professor Richard, and USJ Recommendation Committee Members Present the Award Online to the Awardees

Elizabeth Teresa Cheng and Irene Pan Fu were formally recognized for their exemplary service and dedication to making a difference in their communities.

The University of San Jose will continue to serve society and the community, supporting outstanding community volunteers in applying for the United States President’s Volunteer Service Award!

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