Stanford in Hong Kong: Celebration Dinner for Bing Overseas Studies Program Hong Kong

The Stanford Club of Hong Kong is delighted to celebrate the launch of Stanford’s Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Hong Kong.

Starting Autumn 2019 in partnership with The Chinese University of Hong Kong, for the first time, Stanford undergraduates will be able to study abroad in Hong Kong for a full academic quarter.

While the new program will take place in Hong Kong, BOSP will incorporate regional opportunities for students that will enable them to spend time in mainland China and pursue academic, cultural, and internship opportunities in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.

Join Senior Vice Provost Harry Elam, BOSP Faculty Director Ramón Saldívar and Executive Director Shawna Knauff to celebrate and learn more about this inaugural program in Hong Kong.

 

Events Details

Date: Thursday, 4 October 2018

Time: 7:00 pm (registration and networking start at 6:30 pm)

Venue: China Club, 13/F, The Old Bank of China Building, Bank Street, Central

Cost: Inclusive of dinner. $150 for Stanford alumni, students and parents | $250 for friends of Stanford

RSVP: Required. Please email Andrew Kwan at akwan@stanfordalumni.org

 

About BOSP and our Honored Guests

The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/bosp is Stanford’s overseas studies program. Over half of Stanford students choose to study abroad, carrying on a tradition that began in 1958.

The program spans a diverse set of cities such as Florence, Kyoto, Paris, Santiago and soon Hong Kong, offering opportunities for students to experience the world beyond campus.

Professor Harry J. Elam, Jr. is the Senior Vice Provost for Education, Vice President for the Arts, Freeman-Thornton Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, and Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University.

Professor Ramón Saldívar is the Burke Family Director of BOSP, Hoagland Family Professor of Humanities & Sciences, Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, Professor of English & Comparative Literature and Professor, by courtesy, of Iberian & Latin American Cultures at Stanford University.

Ms. Shawna Knauff is Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of BOSP at Stanford University.

Evening Dialogue with Dr. AGNES CHAN, Singer, Author & Educator

WednesdaySeptember 26, 2018

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty 

Registration 18:45; Dialogue 19:00; Close 20:00

Free admission; RSVP sandy.wan@simandian.com (limited capacity)

Parenting is more than just ensuring children’s health,safety and well-being. Parents are their children’s first teachers, serving as their learning models. Values imparted by parents and the examples they set will have a significant impact on the development of children, and becoming who they are. Their attitudes to education can inspire their offspring to take charge of their own education journey. With so many different parenting styles and methods, which one is the best? Besides being a renowned singer and authorDr. Agnes Chan is also a parent of three boys who went to Stanford. With a doctorate in education, she will discuss parenting and its impact on children’s education. She will also explore the role of women today and how to successfully juggle home, children and career.

Dr. Agnes Chan is a renowned singer in Asia and author of more than 90 books. Her book, “50 Education Methods: from the mother who puts three sons into Stanford” became the bestselling book in Hong Kong in 2016. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Education at Stanford Universityand hataught at universities in Japan and Hong Kong for more than 30 years. She has received numerous awards both for her music and writing. She was decorated by the Emperor of Japan with the Order of the Rising Sun. 

Sandy Wan works at Macquarie Group Ltd., focusing on cash equities distribution to institutional clients. Ms. Wan is active in the education sector in Hong Kong. She is a committee member of the Stanford Club of Hong Kong, one of the co-chairs and founders of Stanford OVAL in Hong Kong, and one of the co-chairs of Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni Club of Hong Kong. Ms. Wan attended her freshmen year at Stanford University and received her B.A. in Economics from Harvard University. (Moderator)

Stanford Football vs USC, Sept 9th 2018

The Stanford Cardinal opened its 2018 football campaign with a 31-10 come-from-behind win over San Diego State this weekend! Come watch the Cardinal take on USC this coming Sunday in a rematch of last season’s Pac-12 Championship game.

-DETAILS-
Game: Stanford vs. USC
Date: Sunday, September. 9th
Time: 8:30am-
Venue: The American Club, Forty Niner Sports Bar, 49/F, Exchange Square 2, Central
Cost: Per-consumption only / no minimum spend – full breakfast menu and bar will be available; however will be CASH ONLY so please come prepared and with plenty of small bills.
RSVPs: Not required, and all are welcome – more the merrier!
Contact Person: David Fan
See you then, GO CARD!!

SCHK Annual Summer BBQ and New Admit Send Off

Serving up good food and conversations, our annual send-off party is a great opportunity for alumni and current students to mingle and catch up and to also meet the newly admitted Class of 2022 students and give them our warm welcome and whatever assistance we can as a community before they head out to the Farm.

This event is organized by the Stanford Club of Hong Kong and exclusive to Stanford alumni, current students, newly admitted students and their parents. This is a popular event so do sign up early!

Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Venue: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Clubhouse on Shan Kwong Road, Pool Side (entrance on the 4/F – past the food court)

Price: $400 per person if you sign up AND PAY by Aug 29 | HK$500 for walk-ins

Sign up here!

Stanford Night Out at the Races!!! on June 27th

Join your fellow alums for drinks, food, and fun at one of the last horse races of the year!
Where: Adrenaline, Level 2 & 3 Pavilion Stand, Happy Valley Racecourse. http://happywednesday.hkjc.com/en/venue-adrenaline.aspx
When: This Wednesday, June 27 from 7-10pm
Cost: HK$385 per person at the door, which includes a full buffet dinner and 1 free alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink
RSVP: Please email Marc (marc.hubert@gmail.com) or Kristine (kristineky@gmail.com), although walk-ins completely fine night of – the more the merrier!
See you on Wednesday!!

Stanford-Harvard-MIT-Oxford-Cambridge Happy Hour Drinks

What? 

Come out to connect with your fellow alumni and to meet new friends from Harvard, MIT, Oxford and Cambridge!

We would love to see more new faces, so join in to unwind on thirsty Friday! 

Where?

VOLAR

Basement, Ho Lee Commercial Building,

No. 38-44 D’Aguilar Street,

Lan Kwai Fong, Central

When? 

Friday July 20th, 2018

6:00-9:00 p.m. 

How? 

Cash bar (HH menu)

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Questions? CheungWK@stanfordalumni.org
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Join the Stanford table at the 30th Ivy Ball on June 16th

The 30th Ivy Ball Party Like its 1998 will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018. It should be an evening of fun and a great opportunity to mix with alumni of peer universities.

We are proposing a Stanford table for the Ivy Ball. Please find the details below:

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Venue: The Convention Hall at HK Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wanchai

Cocktail: 6:30 pm

Dinner: 7:30pm

Attire: Black Tie or Themed

Price: $1,600 per person

If you are interested in joining this proposed Stanford table at Ivy Ball, please contact Simon Mui at simonbwmui@gmail.com before Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

Beer Night at the historical Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club

Join fellow Stanford alums and friends to welcome the summer together with a beers at the historical RHKYC clubhouse celebrating 80th anniversary!

DateTuesday June 19th from 7-9pm
Price: HKD 150 includes 2 draft beers and bar snacks
Location: RHKYC Main Bar, Kellett Island, Causeway Bay
Directions: Access by taxi or take the MTR to Causeway Bay then pedestrian tunnel under the highway from World Trade Center garage B1 to Noon Day Gun and walk over
Please contact Tomas Vacek (tom@vacek.eu) if you have any questions.

2018 Beyond the Farm

Join us at our Fun Day event with children and their families from the SAHK community. These children are struggling with either autism or development delay. We will be playing a lot of fun games with these children and their families and will also be splitting into groups to eat, draw, read stories, and just interact with them in order to show some love and care to them.

We welcome children ages 8 and up, with parental supervision.

This project is sponsored by the Stanford Club of Hong Kong and is open to all alumni.

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time and Meeting Place:

2:30pm at Shek Wai Kok Parent Resource Centre
Unit 202, 2/Fl., Carpark Block 1, Shek Wai Kok Estate, N.T., Kwai Chung

We should be done by 4:45pm.

To sign-up please go to the following link:

In case of any problems or questions, please contact Sandy Wan at sandy.wan@simandian.com or call 94620538.