Chinese New Year marks the start of the new lunar cycle – the year of the dog. SEGi University and Colleges welcomed the new year with a fun-filled CNY Open House at its main campus, SEGi University in Kota Damansara on Feb 26.
Laughter and excitement filled the air as academic and corporate staff gathered at the lobby of the campus, eagerly awaiting for a lion dance troupe to wow the crowd. Present at the event were SEGi University Group Chief Executive Officer Hew Moi Lan, SEGi University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Patrick Kee and the Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Azrin Esmady Ariffin, SEGi College Kota Damansara Principal Norman Chu, deans from various faculties and other staff members.
Hew delivered a speech to mark the opening of the event followed by a dance performance by students from the Chinese Club Society of SEGi University. It was followed by a lion dance performance. There was a burst of confetti in the air and firecrackers were also lit to keep the atmosphere lively.
SEGians were delighted with the show and started taking photographs of the performance. Board of Directors, principals, deans and other staff members gathered at the MPH Hall for a Chinese New Year lunch. The dean and lecturers from the Faculty of Communication and Creative Design (FOCCD) kept everyone entertained with an opening dance performance.
FOCCD Dean Associate Professor Dr Mohammad Firdaus Low Abdullah and the Deputy Dean Dr Wan Puspa Melati Wan Halim belted out a Chinese song on stage before a mass yee sang tossing session. Staff members were treated to a sumptuous buffet lunch before the event came to an end.