John Liu, the New York City Comptroller, visited HUFS and gave a special lecture at the Aekyung Hall of the International Building of the Seoul Campus at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2012.
Before the lecture, HUFS President Park Chul met with Mr. Liu to welcome him and confer on him an honorary HUFS alumnus certificate.
The special lecture started with a brief introduction about Mr. Liu and lasted one hour. Mr. Liu discussed the 'Role and Responsibilities of the New York City Comptroller.' Mr. Liu told the audience of students that he had had a difficult childhood as an immigrant but never gave up his dream. He emphasized the importance of having a dream about advancing into the world and always doing one's utmost to achieve that dream.
The lecture was attended by some 200 current HUFS students including those from the Graduate School of International and Area Studies and the Graduate School of Business as well as undergraduates preparing to go to New York as exchange students.