A Brief Introduction to HUHST
Hunan University of Humanities Science and Technology (HUHST) is approved by Ministry of Education of the PRC as a provincial comprehensive public undergraduate university. Developed from Lianyuan Normal College which was established in September 1978, HUHST was once named Hunan Normal University Lianyuan Branch and Loudi Normal College. From 1986 to 2007, Loudi Teachers Training College, Loudi Normal School, Lianshao Mining Group Technical School, Loudi Agricultural Science Institute and other institutions were integrated in succession.
In 2004, Loudi Normal College was upgraded to an undergraduate university and renamed HUHST. In 2011, it obtained the pilot qualification of postgraduate education of master degree in agricultural extension for “serving the special needs of the country”. In 2012, it passed the qualification assessment of undergraduate teaching by Ministry of Education of the PRC. In 2017, HUHST became the construction unit of master’s degree awarding of Hunan Province. In 2018, it was granted “Double First-Class” high level application-oriented university of Hunan Province.
Over the past 40 years, nearly 100,000 students graduated from HUHST, including Li Kenli, Qing Fengling, the Yangtze River Scholars, Qing Xinlin, an expert in the 1,000 Talents Program of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, and Fu Shenglong, President of Dahan Group.
With a campus area of 584,753 square meters, and a building area of 481,399 square meters, HUHST has 14 secondary schools，55 full-time undergraduate programs and 1 professional master degree program. 16,486 full-time undergraduates of HUHST are from 30 provinces, cities and autonomous regions in China. International students have been enrolled since 2012. Cooperative relationship has been established with 44 universities from the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, Thailand and other countries and regions.
HUHST has 5 provincial-level “Double First-Class” applied disciplines: applied economics, Marxist theory, plant protection, computer science & technology, and material science and engineering. There are 9 national/provincial featured majors and comprehensive reform pilot majors and 8 provincial first-class undergraduate major construction units. It has 10 scientific research platforms of provincial level, such as the 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center, key laboratory, research base of philosophy and social sciences. There are 31 national-level and provincial-level practice platforms, such as college students’ dragon and lion dancing training base, provincial demonstration laboratory, demonstration center of teaching practice, college students’ innovation center, school-enterprise cooperation talent cultivating demonstration base, innovation and entrepreneurship education base, incubation demonstration base and crowd innovation space. Two high-level sports teams, football and orienteering team, are granted by the Ministry of Education of the PRC.
Among the 1211 faculty and staff members of HUHST, 853 are full-time teachers. 6 professors enjoy special subsidies from the State Council and provincial government and 1 is National Excellent Teacher; 53 are included in Hunan Province New Century 121 Talent Project or provincial academic leader. Since 2016, teachers of HUHST have hosted 278 national and provincial-level research projects and many papers are included in SSCI, SCI, and CSSCI.
Since 2016, students of HUHST have won 634 prizes at or above the provincial level in various innovation and entrepreneurship competitions such as the “Internet Plus”, Challenge Cup, Innovation Youth, national electronic design contest for college students, mathematical modeling match, etc. Among all the prizes, 267 are first prizes of provincial level and 35 are national first prizes. HUHST has the first college entrepreneurship foundation in the Province——Hunan Zhengyang College Students Entrepreneurship Foundation, College student entrepreneurship incubator base has been established. A physical innovation and entrepreneurship college has been built. HUHST was honored Hunan demonstration university for students’ employment and entrepreneurship in 2013. The self-employment rate of 2014 graduates ranks the No. 1 in Hunan province. It is one of the first colleges in Hunan province identified as innovative entrepreneurship incubation demonstration base and has become a council member of China University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance in 2017. Employment rate of graduates has been kept above 90% in recent years.
HUHST has been successively conferred the honors of model institution of Hunan Province, excellent institution for graduate employment, national advanced institution of social practice for college students, advanced institution of ideological and political education research, Hunan May 4th red flag league committee, national advanced institution for model campus construction, advanced institution of comprehensive management in Hunan province, Safe Institution of Hunan Province and Top Ten Safe Colleges in Hunan Province. The achievement of constructing safe university won second prize of the Ministry of Education, which is the only one in the similar universities in China. It is also the model university of Hunan Province for managing the university by law, university students employment and entrepreneurship model in Hunan, council member of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance of Chinese Universities. “ HUHST is known as an undergraduate university which is vigorous, popular, ambitious, confident and full of love.” said the 2012 assessment experts.
Facing the future, HUHST will focus on the goal of “building a distinctive application-oriented university” by carrying out the spirit of the national and provincial education conference and the spirit of the national university undergraduate education work conference in the new era. Through consistent adherence to the CPC’s leadership and the motto of HUHST “Being well-planned for the near future to achieve long-term goals and acquiring abundant knowledge for future success” and the spirit of “talents first, kindheartedness foremost”, all the staff and students of HUHST will be united to stress the integration of production and education, connotation development, feature development, strengthen its advantages of innovation and entrepreneurship brand, model campus brand, safe campus brand. We will spare no effort to build HUHST into a high-level application-oriented university with profound culture, strong scientific and technological strength.（updated in October 2019）
|当前在线人数 0 人|