Donation Story

The Story of Endless Donation Relay, the Love for KUBS
The Story of Endless Donation Relay, the Love for KUBS   The continuous love for KUBS lives on. KUBS has been running its own scholarship program supported by the alumni demonstrating their love for KUBS students.   Alumnus Jyh Ping Chang (Business Administration, ’79), CEO of Astronergy Solar Korea Inc.   The signing ceremony for the Hyundai Motor Hall Development Fund by Jyh Ping Chang (Business Administration, ’79), CEO of Astronergy Solar Korea, was held in the Dean’s Office of KUBS on December 2. Alumnus Jyh Ping Chang, Dean Dong-One Kim, and Professor Hicheon Kim were present at the ceremony. The 500 million won donated by Alumnus Chang will be used as the Development Fund for Hyundai Motor Hall. Alumnus Chang said, “I hope this donation contributes greatly to the development of my alma mater, as well as KUBS juniors.” At the same time, Alumnus Dae Jung Kim (Business Administration, ’79), CEO of Garak Construction, also made a 100 million won donation for the Development Fund of Hyundai Motor on December 28. The funds, contributed by Alumnus Kim, will be dedicated to build classrooms in order to nurture futures leaders of KUBS.   On December 4, the Entering Class of 1990 donated 167 million KRW at the KUBS Alumni Night.   The wholehearted support for KUBS students by each Entering Class is also noteworthy. In celebration of their 25th graduation anniversary, each Entering Class holds an annual fundraiser for scholarship at the KUBS Alumni Night. The Entering Class of 1990 delivered the scholarship worth 167 million won to KUBS during the KUBS Alumni Night held on December 4, 2015. As a result, current KUBS students now have a wider access to scholarship opportunities than ever before.   In celebration of 30th graduation anniversary, the Entering Class of 1986 donated 5,000,000 KRW for the development of KUBS.   The Entering Class of 1978 recently signed to donate 33.8 million won to KUBS. This donation will be devoted to the “KUBS Dream Scholarship” that provides support for living expenses. Also, celebrating the 30th graduation anniversary, the Entering Class of 1986 held an event titled “KUBS Entering Class of 1986 Alumni Night” with approximately 60 alumni participated in the event to deliver a 5 million won worth scholarship to KUBS. The Entering Class of 1986 has been donating the scholarship funds continuously since 2013.     The 12th Batch of Executive MBA (EMBA) Alumni Association contributed 30 million won for the KUBS Development Fund in celebration of the graduation. Junghwa Ahn, president of the 12th Batch of EMBA Alumni Association, said, “Carrying on the donating tradition of the EMBA Alumni Association upon their graduation, we, the 12th batch of EMBA graduates, believe this year is our turn to succeed its tradition and contribute with all our hearts as the new members of the association.” He added, “We hope such tradition will enable the steady ongoing development of our alma mater.”   KUBS Dean Dong-One Kim said in his speech, “I would like to express my sincere gratitude for all of all alumni individually, as well as all Entering Classes for the donation, dedicated to support the development of our students and the school itself. We will do our best to financially support the underprivileged students thanks to your donation and to ultimately support their academic performances.”  
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Professor Emeritus Ik-Soon Cho donates 29 artifacts to KUBS
Professor Emeritus Ik-Soon Cho donates 29 artifacts to KUBS Donated for professors and students to enjoy their social lives…△six earthenwares, △ten celadons, etc. will be exhibited in the faculty lounge       Professor Emeritus Ik-Soon Cho donated his artifacts to KUBS. The donation ceremony was held in the Dean’s Office on February 15 at 2:00 p.m. KUBS Dean Dong-One Kim, Associate Dean Hosun Rhim, Associate Dean Hojung Shin, Professor Seok Woo Jeong, and Assistant Manager Young Min Jeon from the Department Office of Business School were present in this ceremony.   Professor Emeritus Cho donated a total of his 29 artifacts, such as porcelains and celadons. The artifacts include △ six earthenwares, △ ten celadons, △ six Buncheong bowls (grayish-blue-powdered celadons), and △ seven Baekjas (white porcelains), and their manufacture dates and types vary. One of the artifacts, Buncheong Bowl with Stamped Chrysanthemum Design, was carved in the same stamp technique as Korea’s National Treasure No. 177, which is currently displayed at Korea University Museum. In addition, the patterns of two artifacts (Celadon Bowl with Inlaid Chrysanthemum Design and Celadon Bowl with Raised Peony Scroll Design) are precise and detailed, and those celadons are considered to be high-quality articles used by high-ranking officials from the Goryeo Dynasty. (From left) Assistant Manager Young Min Jeon, Associate Dean Hosun Rhim, Professor Emeritus Ik-Soon Cho, Dean Dong-One Kim, Professor Seok Wook Jeong, Associate Dean Hojung Shin   “I have donated my artifacts for professors and students, who are worn-out from continuous research and studies, hoping to engage in a social life on campus,” said Professor Emeritus Cho. “I hope there will be more donations in the future for the development of KUBS.”   Meanwhile, the artifacts donated by Professor Emeritus Cho will be exhibited in the faculty lounge (Room 602) at LG-POSCO Building.  
Feb 18, 2016
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Sang Il Lee, chairman of Iljin Group, donates 2 billion KRW for the KUBS Support for Business Startups
Sang Il Lee (Commerce, ‘57), chairman of Iljin Group, donated 2 billion KRW for the KUBS Support for Business Startups Educational services and center construction for students who dream of starting their own startups … Startup Support Center is scheduled to be completed in September.   KUBS Dean Dong-One Kim, left, and Iljin Group CEO Dong-Seop Lee   Sang Il Lee (Commerce, ‘57), chairman of Iljin Group, has made a 2 billion won donation to support the development of his alma mater. On November 13, 2015, Dong-One Kim (KUBS Dean), Hosun Rhim (Associate Dean), Seung-Weon Yoo (Associate Dean), Myeong-Hyeon Cho (Associate Dean ), Dongseop Lee (President of Iljin Group), Tae-Hyung Kim (Executive Director of Iljin Group), and Yoonju Lee (Managing Director of Iljin Group) were present at the fund ceremony.   The funds, contributed by Iljin Group, will be devoted to the development of Korea University. The funds will be also used to construct Startup Support Center and to provide educational services of business startups in efforts to foster talented KUBS students. The construction for Startup Support Center, which will be named after Iljin Group, is schedule to be completed in September.   “The funds will be utilized to provide educational services and support for business startups for KUBS students,” said KUBS Dean Dong-One Kim. “We will do our absolute best to cultivate talented individuals with challenge-driven from Startup Support Center that is named after Iljin Group.”  
Feb 11, 2016
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Alumnus Myung-Ho Seung, chairman of Dongwha Group, donates 1.5 billion KRW to KUBS
Alumnus Myung-Ho Seung (International Trade, ’74), chairman of Dongwha Group, donates 1.5 billion KRW to KUBS Donates a total of KRW 3 billion, including fund for the development of Korea University … Will be devoted to the KUBS Development Fund and the KUBS Support for Business Startups       Dongwha Group chairman Myung-Ho Seung (International Trade, ’74) has made a 3 billion won donation to support the development of his alma mater. On February 5, Jaeho Yeom (KU President), Dong-One Kim (KUBS Dean), Byung-Hyun Yoo (Vice President for Development and External Affairs/Capital Planning), Myung-Ho Seung (Dongwha Group Chairman), Hongjin Kim (Cheif Executive Officer and Director of Dongwha Group), and Gyeongseop Min (Director for Financial Planning and Human Resources of Donghwa Group) attended the Korea University Development Fund Ceremony at the headquarters office of Dongwha.   The funds, contributed by Chairman Seung, will be devoted to the development of Korea University and the KUBS Support for Business Startups for KUBS students. As a token of gratitude and honor, Startup Support Center will be named after Chairman Seung, and its construction is scheduled to be completed in September 2016. In addition, KUBS also has pledged to report the details of the usage of the funds on an annual basis in order to inform Dongwha Group of how the funds contribute to the school development and the students- the prospective global talents. This continued interactions will be formed between KUBS and the company in order to make an investment for students.   “As Dongwha Group carries out the principle of loving alma mater, KUBS will nurture talented individuals with creativity and challenge-driven,” said KUBS Dean Dong-One Kim. “We greatly appreciate the donation we received from Dongwha Group that puts business management into practice for society.”   Meanwhile, Chairman Seung has already donated a number of occasions totaling over 650 million KRW in the past, showing consistent love to his alma mater.  
Feb 11, 2016
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