Issue 112, July 2012
In this issue, read about NTU’s Convocation where the newest batch of graduates are welcomed into the alumni family. The Class of 2012 brings NTU’s alumni strength to more than 167,000. A new record in graduation giving was also set this year, with more than 82 per cent of graduates giving to the class gift.

In alumni news, participants attended the 21st Distinguished Alumni Forum to learn more about successful entrepreneurship from four alumni speakers.
  • Alumni speakers at the 21st Distinguished Alumni Forum shared their experiences and views on becoming successful entrepreneurs
  • Three young teachers received the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) for their unwavering efforts in nurturing their students
  • A two-day-one-night trip to Malacca and Johor Bahru on the last weekend of June provided much fun for alumni and their families
  • Students and alumni from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) celebrated Professor Martin Helander’s retirement at a special farewell party
  • Fans watched their favourite superhero fight a masked villain, in the latest alumni movie screening
  • Research students and alumni from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) were transported back to the glacial age, in the latest Ice Age movie, ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’

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