KDU College Penang celebrates inaugural Family Day |

KDU College Penang celebrates inaugural Family Day

KDU College Penang (KDU Penang) celebrated its inaugural Family Day at the Teluk Bahang Escape Adventure Theme Park on 11 May 2013, which was held in conjunction with the KDU Education Group's year-long 30th anniversary celebrations.

The family day was well attended by KDU Penang's academic and support staff along with their family members who came as early as 8.00 am to board the chartered bus to the venue. Clearly it was a day of fun, frolic and great bonding as everyone came in sports attire and sunscreens, ready for adventure!

The Escape Adventure Park team greeted the KDU Family on arrival. They were given a short briefing, and then treated to breakfast. The event was then officiated by Dr. Chong Beng Keok, CEO and Principal of KDU College Penang. In her brief speech, Dr. Chong highlighted that the inaugural KDU Penang's Family Day which coincided with the KDU Education Group's 30th Anniversary is testament of the college's sincere appreciation and gratitude to its academic and support staff who are undoubtedly KDU Penang's highly prized asset and pillar of strength.

Dr. Chong thanked all staff for their dedication and commitment, and for being a source of inspiration to students throughout the years. She also urged them to stay the course in offering diverse perspectives that can help empower students to become productive contributors to both society and the nation. Dr. Chong further added, "The most significant 30 year achievement of our education group has been our ability to provide generationally relevant quality and value-added education. Today, the KDU Education Group can stand tall given our successful collaboration with renowned universities and a 80,000 plus alumni around the world, that comprise corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators and celebrities. In the process, we have built an unblemished track record that we all are truly proud of".

 There was genuine camaraderie among staff and family members with everyone partaking, and thoroughly enjoying themselves in the various adventure obstacle courses at the Escape theme park. Ms. Ng Fong Chiu, a long serving Computing and IT Lecturer, who came with her husband, Mr. Fong, gave the event the thumbs up. She said that it is the spirit of togetherness that has made KDU Penang a great college this past 30 years.

At the conclusion of the event, RM 2500 worth of lucky draw and competition prizes were given to the lucky recipients. The obstacle event winners received Jusco cash vouchers from Big Tree Production Sdn Bhd while KDU Penang's Senior Marcom Executive, Ms. Thean Ven Ling and Student Records Office Manager, Ms. Ariani Dewi, won hotel accommodation vouchers, courtesy of Hard Rock Hotel Penang. The highlight of the prize-giving ceremony was a SONY LED TV that was won by KDU Penang's School of Engineering, Science and Technology Business Development Manager, Ms. Amy Leow.

All in all, KDU Penang's staff and family members staff had a wonderful time at what can be best described as a thoroughly enjoyable outing, and one that will be always be cherished

For more information on the programmes and activities at:

- KDU University College PJ, call 03-77288123 / email best@kdu.edu.my, or log on to their website at www.kdu.edu.my. 

- KDU College Penang, call 04-2266368 / email best@kdupg.edu.my, or log on to www.kdupg.edu.my.

KDU College Penang is a member of the KDU Education Group, a fully integrated provider that offers quality education from primary and secondary, both local and international, through to undergraduate and post-graduate levels, as well as executive and professional development programmes. The KDU Education Group celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year, and is proud to have had 80,000 students since its inception, some of whom include corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and celebrities around the globe.

The KDU Education Group is the education arm of Paramount Corporation Berhad (Paramount), a public company that is listed on the Main Market of Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad and whose diversified business interests include property development and construction.