On 5 June, the 2022 Graduation Ceremony & Degree Awarding Ceremony of Shanghai Theater Academy was grandly held. According to the requirements of COVID prevention and control, the graduation ceremony had venues set up in all four campuses and was held via online connection.
University leaders including Xie Wei, Huang Changyong, Hu Min, Zhou Yin’e, Zhang Weiling, Tang Litu, Yang Yang, Liu Qing and Zhang Jiachun, as well as the representatives of teachers, parents, alumni and outstanding graduates, attended this “on-cloud” graduation ceremony together with more than 500 graduates attending online. Zhang Weiling, deputy party secretary and vice president of the university, presided over the graduation ceremony.
At 10 am, the ceremony began with the solemn national anthem. According to the agenda of the event, Zhang Jiachun, the chief accountant, read out the “Decision on Commending the Winners of the Class of 2022 Excellent Graduation Thesis Award of the Shanghai Theater Academy”; Yang Yang, the vice president, read out the “Decision on Commending the Class of 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Graduates of the Shanghai Theater Academy at the University Level”; Tang Litu, the vice president, read out the “Decision on Commending the Class of 2022 Outstanding Postgraduate Graduates of the Shanghai Theater Academy at the University Level”; Zhou Yin’e, the deputy party secretary and secretary of the Discipline Inspection Commission, read out the “Decision on Commending the Class of 2022 Outstanding Graduates of the Shanghai Theatre Academy at the Shanghai Municipal Level. Hu Min, the deputy party secretary, read out the “Decision on Commending Year 2020 Outstanding Anti-COVID Volunteers of the Shanghai Theater Academy”. The leaders of the four campuses respectively presented honorary certificates to the representatives of anti-COVID volunteers.
Hu Xinyi, Zhang Chi, Tian Yu, Sha Jianfeng, Lin Haizhang, Chen Shenyue, Rong Kewen and Song Ruyue, the representatives of graduates from eight colleges and departments, respectively shared their stories about STA and their insights of growth.
Wang Jiong, the representative of the graduates' parents, sent blessings to the graduates in the form of video. Alumni representatives who addressed the graduation ceremony have always been concerned. This year's speaker is Yu Hewei, a graduate of the Acting Department of the 1996 session of the last drama and the actor of Chen Duxiu in the TV drama the awakening age. Zhang Lin, Secretary of the general Party branch and vice president of the dance academy, spoke as a teacher representative.
At the graduation ceremony, Liu Qing, the vice president, read out the “Decision of the Shanghai Theater Academy on Awarding Doctoral, Master's and Bachelor's Degrees to the Class of 2022 Graduates”. Huang Changyong, the deputy party secretary and president, delivered a speech at the graduation ceremony. At the end of his speech, Huang Changyong, on behalf of the university, solemnly extended an invitation for this year's graduates to come back at their chosen time to make up for the graduation photos and do any other things they feel like to do.
This year's graduation ceremony added a proceeding to release the graduation gift for the first time. Xie Wei, the party secretary, announced the graduation gift, i.e. a book lamp named "Pioneer of the Times", and delivered a farewell message.
We cordially welcome all Class of 2022 graduates of the Shanghai Theater Academy to come back home often.