The Granite Tower
IN KUNEWS
Hong Myung-Bo Inspires KU Students With Speech
Kwon Su Hyeon  |  shkwon92@korea.ac.kr
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
승인 2012.11.22  01:20:47
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn
   

▲ Hong Myung-Bo is giving a lecture to KU students.
Photographed by Jeong Ji Hyun

On October 9, at 1:30 P.M., Hong Myung-Bo (’87, Physical Education), the head coach of Korea’s national football team for the 2012 London Olympics, gave a lecture at Korea University’s (KU) Inchon Memorial Hall. This lecture, part of the Office of Academic Affair’s University+ Program, was planned in order to cultivate the sensibility and creativity of KU students. Anyone who wished to participate was to register online.

The topic of Hong’s lecture was “Requirements for a Global Leader- Humanism and Communication.” He talked about his typical leadership, which led our national football team to win the bronze in the 2012 London Olympics. “If I worked as coach simply for my personal honor, our team could not have gained a good result. However, only because I had passion in soccer, our team was able to improve,” said Hong. Moreover, he told the audience about his own way of effectively communicating with his players. While he controls every small detail of the athletes when they are on the field, he does not touch their private lives once they are off the field. He said he did not want to make the athletes feel suffocated.

After the lecture came to an end, there was a Q&A session in which the questions were submitted beforehand online by students. The students who had their questions selected were each given a soccer ball signed by Hong. Besides the questions selected beforehand, students were also allowed to ask questions freely after hearing the lecture. “I was truly inspired by Hong’s words on leadership. I thank KU for providing to us such a wonderful opportunity,” said Hong Se Jin (’10, Sociology).

Kwon Su Hyeon의 다른기사 보기  
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn 뒤로가기 위로가기
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
자동등록방지용 코드를 입력하세요!   
확인
- 200자까지 쓰실 수 있습니다. (현재 0 byte / 최대 400byte)
- 욕설등 인신공격성 글은 삭제 합니다. [운영원칙]
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
About UsCurrent StaffNotice BoardFree BoardArchive
EDITORIAL OFFICE The Granite Tower, Anam-dong 5Ga, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, Korea (136-701)  |  TEL 02)3290-1685, 82-2)3290-1685
Copyright © 2011 The Granite Tower. All rights reserved. mail to thegranitetower@gmail.com