Founder Pao was born in the late Qing Dynasty, she experienced turbulent times and spent her days in Sichuan, Beijing, Nanjing, Hong Kong and finally arrived thousands of miles away from home to the island of Taiwan. She founded the first institution for women’s higher education in Taiwan, thus setting a precedent for women to serve as university presidents in Taiwan.
In response to escalating COVID-19 concerns worldwide during fall and winter, and in line with the “Special Program to Contain COVID-19 Epidemic in Fall and Winter” launched by Central Epidemic Command Center on December 1, 2020, Ming Chuan is actively promoting students to wear facial masks when entering campus or in class and keep the windows of classrooms open to maintain a flow of fresh air indoors.
The 2021 World University Rankings published by the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings was released on September 4, 2020. MCU has earned a place in the World University Rankings for five consecutive years. Moreover, MCU is ranked in the 501-600, top 10 in Taiwan in the World University Rankings 2021 by subject for business and economics for three consecutive years, released on October 28, 2020.
Time flies! Half a semester has nearly passed and 1st-year students are going to face their first university midterm examinations next week: Nov. 9 to 13, 2020. The traditional MCU plum-blossom examination seating arrangement will be implemented; in line with the new life of epidemic containment, everyone is required to please wear a face mask for all the examinations.