On the afternoon of November 15th, Class 1804 from School of Materials Science and Engineering held their discussion meeting on "Ideological and Moral Cultivation and Legal Basis". President Guo Dongming joined them to make a communication on their understanding of the Great Chinese Dream and ideal and faith, so as to encourage them to combine their own dream together with the Great Chinese Dream and march forward while holding their ideal and faith.
"The young thrive while the country thrives; the young is strong while the country is strong. If the young generation has ideals, abilities and responsibilities, the country will have a future and the nation will have a hope." The students learned President Xi Jinping's words therefore selected a relevant topic of their discussion. The students all said that as a young generation, they must establish a strong sense of mission, responsibility and urgency. Young people should shoulder the historical responsibility given by the times, adhere to their ideals and convictions, and have a high morale. They should not forget their original intentions and be down-to-earth, and contribute their own strength to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
After the discussion, President Guo Dongming concluded that this is a vivid, efficient and unconventional course. He hoped that everyone could know what to do and apply the curriculum to the learning life, making it the spiritual wealth of life and motivating them to grow into talents.
President Guo Dongming said that the happiness of young people is closely related to spiritual life. Young people should learn from General Secretary Xi Jinping’s speech and implement the spirit of the CPC Central Committee. They must establish a lofty ideal and be realistic to finish their own work. He encouraged everyone to establish a lofty ideal and conviction, with aspirations and ambitions, to correctly understand the responsibility of the times and historical missions, to achieve the integration of individual development and comprehensive development, the integration of hobbies and career development, and the integration of personal ideals and national undertakings. It is pointed out that the most important thing for young people today is to do a good job in learning. In addition, we must strive for all-round development, establish our own knowledge structure, and cultivate excellent quality. At the same time, everyone should work together to improve each other, and help each other in the collective, and build the class collectively better. President Guo Dongming encouraged the students to cherish the opportunities given by the great times, to be brave in the fore ahead, pioneers, and devotees in front of the times, and consciously assume the heavy responsibility of socialist builders and successors with Chinese characteristics.
President Guo Dongming shared his experiences with the students and asked them to have dreams and convictions. They should "do what is useful for society and the country" as their own pursuit of life, and actively integrate this life pursuit into China's goals. We must integrate the youth dream into the Chinese dream, grasp the "golden period" of learning, fully enrich ourselves, and strive to grow into a useful talent, a pillar of material, and live up to the expectations of the party and the country. Therefore, we can realize our dream.
After listening to the speech of President Guo Dongming, the students expressed their deep feelings of the great responsibility and glorious mission entrusted by the new era. They will definitely link life orientation with the future of the country, the destiny of the nation, the happiness of the people, and integrate the passionate youth dream into the great Chinese dream. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping’s new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics, we will master new skills in the new era，realize new ways in the new journey and contribute youth and strength to the realization of the "Chinese Dream."