The launching ceremony of 2014 social practice activities for JAAS and NAU (Nanjing Agricultural University) graduate students was held on July 3. The ceremony was chaired by Dean Yao Zhiyou of NAU Graduate School, and attended by JAAS Vice President Chang Youhong, NAU Deputy Secretary Sheng Bangyue of CPC Party Committee, Secretary Xia Zhenbo of NAU Youth League Committee .
Secretary Xia Zhenbo made an opening speech during the ceremony and stressed the significance of social practice activities for graduate students. Xu Shengjia, a graduate representative from JAAS and Zhang Xiaohui, a doctoral student from NAU, made speeches and promised they would seize the opportunity and cooperate with each other to accomplish all the practice tasks.
During the ceremony, JAAS Vice President Chang Youhong hoped that the activity would be a meaningful practice in technical service and the students would write out memorable and practical papers. NAU Deputy Secretary Sheng Bangyue of CPC Party Committee demanded that the students should strengthen the sense of responsibility and enhance their ability to serve the society.
The flag presenting ceremony was also held, and the graduates got a short training class on how to carry out rural surveys.