Dr. Xiaoming “Peter” Yu
Dr. Xiaoming Yu is an expert in the area of student affairs, with long working experience in US and Asia; his scholarship has been published in journals or presented at international conferences. He finished his college education in China, obtained a master’s degree in UK, and received a Ph.D. degree in US. These educational experiences in both the East and the West have equipped him with an insight into diverse student populations and enabled him to gain a global perspective. He also taught in higher education institutions in China and US. He joined the University of Macau in July 2012 as its founding Dean of Students.
Dr. Yu is a firm believer of residential college as an excellent platform for students to be engaged in experiential learning. Dr. Yu and his team aims to nurture “good persons,” and strives to cultivate four traits in CKLC students: Be sunny; Be honest; Be cooperative; and Be driven. To be sunny, students must have strong body and strong mind, be optimistic, positive, and compassionate; to be honest, students must behave honestly and strive to build a community of trust; to be cooperative, students must foster team spirit and take care of each other; and to be driven, student must work hard to continuously improve themselves and be humble enough to learn from others.
Residential College is where students learn to better understand and respect one another; RC experience is when students bond with new friends and advance themselves into the future world.