Introduction to Xuchang University
Xuchang University (许昌学院, website) is located in the ancient capital of Han and Wei, Xuchang City, Henan Province. Xuchang is not only a famous cultural city with a long history, but also a booming modern new city. Xuchang has a prominent geographical advantage, 80 kilometers away from the provincial capital Zhengzhou, and is one of the core cities of the Central Plains City Group and the Central Plains Economic Zone. The integration of Zheng and Xu is accelerating. Xuchang has convenient transportation conditions, and has formed a rapid transportation system integrating highways, high-speed railways, and aviation. Xuchang has a strong economic foundation, complete modern industrial system, distinctive key industry characteristics, and comprehensive strength steadily ranking first in Henan. Xuchang has a beautiful ecological environment and profound cultural heritage. It is known as the capital of Chinese flowers and trees, the hometown of the Three Kingdoms culture, the hometown of ceramic culture, and the hometown of Lamei culture. It has successively won the National Civilized City, National Sanitary City, National Forest City, and National Ecological Garden City. , National Excellent Tourism City, National Aquatic Civilized City, etc.
Xuchang University is the predecessor of the Joint Normal School of the Fifth Administrative Region of Henan Province, which was established in August 1942. In July 1946, the Henan Provincial Xuchang Teachers School was established, and the five district teachers were merged into the Xuchang Teachers School. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the school developed healthily. In 1959, it was approved by the State Council as a normal college. In 1963, it was adjusted to a middle normal school because of national economic difficulties. In 1978, it was the first batch of normal colleges to be re-established. In 2012, it passed the assessment of teaching qualifications of general undergraduate colleges and universities in the Ministry of Education. The school is the first batch of local undergraduate colleges and universities in Henan province to undergo transformation and development pilot units, demonstration applied technology-type undergraduate colleges, master-authorized project construction units, and was selected into the national “Thirteenth Five-Year” industrial-education integration development engineering application-oriented undergraduate construction project.
Xuchang University has a beautiful campus environment, advanced teaching and research facilities, and comprehensive support service system. The total value of instruments and equipment is 297 million yuan, and the collection of paper books is 2.2078 million. Zhongyuan Farming Culture Museum, Jun Porcelain Culture and Art Museum, Wu Daozi Art Museum, etc.
Xuchang University has 1,525 faculty members, including 1121 full-time teachers, 345 full-time teachers with titles of associate senior or higher, and 295 doctors. There are 6 national outstanding teachers, winners of the May 1st Labor Medal, and advanced individuals in ethics, 1 Central Plains scholar, 1 Henan Province distinguished professor, 2 Henan Province teaching teachers; 2 people were selected into the New Century Excellent Talents Support Program of the Ministry of Education, 6 people were selected into the Henan Province Science and Technology Innovation Talents Support Program, and 19 people were selected to the Henan University Science and Technology Innovation Talents Support Program. There are 5 Henan Province Innovative Science and Technology Teams, 5 Henan University Science and Technology Innovation Teams, 15 Henan University Teaching Teams and Excellent grass-roots teaching organization. A group of specially-appointed professors and part-time professors including academicians, scholars from the Yangtze River, experts in the Thousand Talents Program, and National Jieqing are employed.
Xuchang University has 66 undergraduate majors and 14 junior college majors, covering ten disciplines including science, engineering, literature, history, law, economics, management, education, art, and medicine, forming a local integration and close industry The professional pattern is mainly based on science and technology, with outstanding applications. The characteristics of professional clusters such as power equipment and manufacturing, information technology, food, medicine and health, and business services are obvious. There are 3 national specialty specialty, comprehensive reform pilot specialty and curriculum reform pilot specialty, 6 provincial first-class specialty construction sites, 14 provincial characteristic specialty and comprehensive reform pilot specialty, and 6 Henan province college experimental teaching demonstration centers. Henan Province outstanding legal talent training base, Henan Province engineering education talent training model major pilot, Henan Province teacher education reform innovation experimental area. Jointly train graduate students with Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Central China Normal University, Southwest Petroleum University, Zhengzhou University, Henan University, and recruit foreign students. There are 24,478 full-time students.
Xuchang University has 6 key disciplines in Henan Province, including 13 provincial-level scientific research and innovation platforms, including Henan Key Laboratory, Henan Engineering Laboratory, Henan Key Social Science Research Base, and Henan University Humanities and Social Science Key Research Base. There are Academician Workstations of Henan Province Micro and Nano Energy Materials, Academician Workstations of Henan Province Complex System Modeling and High Performance Computing, Henan Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Base, etc., and 17 key collaborative innovation centers and industry-university-research institutes have been jointly established with local key enterprises Cooperation base. “Xichuan Zhongchuang” was selected into the national “Chongchuang Space”, and the Xuchang University Science and Technology Park relying on the construction of the school is a provincial university science and technology park and a provincial science and technology business incubator. “Journal of Xuchang University” has been rated as one of the top 100 national social science journals and top ten journals of Henan Province. The “Wei Jin History Research” column was selected by the Ministry of Education as “National University Philosophy and Social Science Journal Column Construction Project”.
Xuchang University and University of Western Oregon, Montana State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Oregon Institute of Technology, University of Worcester, Cardiff City University, UK, Southern Ural State University, Canada Cooperating with foreign universities such as Putton University, Canadian College of Canada and other universities. Strengthen industry-university-research cooperation education with local well-known enterprises such as Xu Ji Group, Senyuan Group, Rebecca Group, Xiji Elevator, Yellow River Tornado, etc., and continuously strengthen the degree of cooperation between talent training, professional construction, scientific research and local industry and economic and social development To deepen the integrated development of production and education and improve social service capabilities.
Xuchang University students have repeatedly won awards in national competitions across the province. They have won national “Challenge Cup” extra-curricular academic and scientific work competitions, “Internet +” university student innovation and entrepreneurship competitions, university student mathematical modeling competitions, university student chemical experiment competitions, university student English competitions, He has achieved outstanding results in the China Robot Competition and other activities. He has won the gold medal in the 9th Chinese Dance “Lotus Award” campus dance contest, the gold medal in the 4th National College Student Art Exhibition, and the “Gold Hedgehog Award” in the 14th National College Student Drama Festival Wait.
Xuchang University has won the National Model Workers’ Home, the National “May Fourth” Red Flag Youth League Committee, the National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Typical Experience University, the National Advanced Collective of Social Practice Activities for College Students, the National “Challenge Cup” College Student Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Competition Outstanding Organization Award, National Universities Award for Outstanding Achievements in Campus Culture Construction, Civilized Units in Henan Province, Henan Province Advanced Unit for Ideological and Political Work, Henan Province Model School for Governing Schools by Law, Henan Province Style Building Advanced Unit, Henan Province Advanced Unit for Ideological and Moral Construction.