Wynn donates MOP 80 million in support of the University of Macau's scientific research and academic development
Macau, September 20, 2022 – Extending one of the company's most significant corporate social responsibility initiatives, Wynn Resorts (Macau) S.A. has announced a donation of MOP 80 million to the University of Macau Development Foundation (UMDF). The contribution will support the development of the University of Macau in every aspect as well as the initiatives of its Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management.
A cheque donation ceremony took place at Wynn Palace on September 19. Ms. Linda Chen, President and Executive Director of Wynn Resorts (Macau) S.A. and Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Wynn Macau, Limited, and Mr. Frederic Luvisutto, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Wynn Macau, Limited, presented the cheque on behalf of Wynn, which was received by Dr. Lam Kam Seng Peter, University Council Chair / Chair of the Trustees Committee of UMDF, and Prof. Yonghua Song, UM Rector / Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of UMDF. The event was also graced by the presence of Prof. Rob Law, Deputy Director of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management, University of Macau / UMDF Chair Professor of Smart Tourism; Prof Li Miao, Head of the Department of Integrated Resort and Tourism Management, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau / UMDF Professorial Fellow; Ms. Cindy Yuk Yee Lam, Director of the Alumni and Development Office, University of Macau; Ms. Katharine Liu, Senior Vice President of Communications of Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace; Ms. Jasmine Cheong, Assistant Vice President of Community and Government Relations of Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace; and Mr. Jason Ni, Assistant Vice President of Research, Planning and Strategy of Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace.
The Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management of the University of Macau highlights interdisciplinary cooperation, with its aim being to promote interdisciplinary research that has significant implications for the socio-economic development of Macau and the Greater Bay Area. It achieves effective research results by integrating comprehensive professional knowledge from different colleges and faculties, with the research focusing on three main areas, namely Asia-focused economics, financial innovation, and smart tourism. It strives to make an impactful contribution to the sustainable development of the Macau Special Administrative Region and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.
Over the years, Wynn has been committed to supporting the development of the University of Macau through the UMDF in the areas of teaching, research, social services and talent cultivation. Our efforts include providing support for the academic and research initiatives of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management, continuously pushing for Macau's local teaching and research work, as well as strengthening the cultivation and development of local talent and professionals.