Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Establishment the Faculty of History

More than 1,000 lecturers, former students and students of Faculty of History attended the Ceremony of 40th Anniversary of Establishment held by VNUHCM-University of Social Sciences and Humanities in April 22nd morning.

In the opening speech, Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Dung – Dean of History Faculty summarized the achievements in the path of 40 years operating.

“From the small Department of Geography-History of the General University of Ho Chi Minh City, Faculty of History has stepped up to become one of the backbones of VNUHCM University of Social Sciences and Humanities. Over 40 years of operation, the faculty has trained over 4,500 full-time regular students, nearly 700 masters and nearly 100 Ph.Ds, provided talented officials, high qualified human resources to the work of construction and defending the motherland, “- Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Dung.

According to Prof. Huynh Thanh Dat – President of VNUHCM, it’s proud that Faculty of History was 40 years old with many achievements, however the Faculty couldn’t satisfy with what had been achieved, especially in the context of international education integration, the goal of training human resources of high quality was always placed on top with the fierce competition of the international advanced education system.

“I am confident that the faculty will be more fruitful, contribute to the socio-economic development, the dissemination of knowledge, the study of the experience of humanity and nation in the past to solve the current problems and forecast the future, “- Prof. Huynh Thanh Dat emphasized.

The ceremony also received the speech and sharings of former heads of faculties, lecturers, former students, especially Prof. Vo Van Sen – Rector and Prof. Ngo Van Le – Former Rector of VNUHCM-University of Social Sciences and Humanities. Both are former Dean of History Faculty.

At the ceremony, 11 scholarships were awarded by Prof. Huynh Thanh Dat, authorized by Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh. A collection of History Issues, collecting more than 40 researches of by faculty teachers was also presented on this occasion.


  Prof. Huynh Thanh Dat granted scholarships to students of History Faculty

Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Dung gave flowers to senior faculty members

The students of Faculty of History performing art to celebrate the establishing anniversary of the Faculty




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