TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Secretariat Ackum, the alumni association of NCKU in Malaysia, hosted the ACKU Charity Run 2016, which highlighted the value of ethnicity-friendly, at the University of Malaya (UM) on the morning of July 30.
ACKU Charity Run 2016 is a fundraising event for cancer research in the UM Special Center helping deprived patients with better access to cancer treatment.
Over 2,500 runners came in support the event, raising a total of US$25,000 for breast cancer patients.
For NCKU, the bond between alumni and their alma mater is closer than ever before. With a growing community of 140,000+ grads around the world, NCKU is developing its alumni networks to amplify the impacts and create social engagement.
NCKU President Huey-Jen Jenny Su flied from Taiwan to join the run which is the biggest event for NCKU alumni in Asia.
President Su’s visit to Malaysia marked an important milestone in the development of the relations between Taiwan and Malaysia.
In the past ten years, NCKU and the UM have fostered close partnership and this beautiful friendship between the two universities will continue to grow and thrive, according to Su.
She noted, the success of last year’s event made holding another charity run for helping more people in need. The fund raised last year was to support orphans and this year we have commitment to the patients who suffered from breast cancer.