| Main Mission: Main Mission: realize SunnyDay¡¯s spirit of ¡°Hope, Heath, Vitality¡±, foster SunnyDay¡¯s mission of ¡°Longevity, lifelong learning, and live a good life¡±. This will increase elders¡¯ knowledge, elevate elders¡¯ living condition, and foster elders¡¯ interests, as well as expanding elders¡¯ horizon.
Specialty: lifelong learning, multitudes of courses, multitudes of learning styles, flexible schedules.
Current Faculty: (All are volunteers)
Founder of SunnyDay Elderly Community College: Daly Chin
Principle: Jeffrey Tung
Secretary: Allan Liu
Dean: Mandy Liu
Coordinator: Henry Ho
Accountant: Emily Luu
Consultant: Wanny Chang
Consultant: Chang Nai Bing
Consultants: Chang Man Jun, Peng Xie Yu, He Nian Dan, Dr. Du Ying Chi
Consultants: Dr. Deng Jia Yi, Wang Jian Xing, Chen Hui Ping, Dr. Yu Cheng Ming, Dr. Jian Liu Lang
Sponsors: True-Love Family Organization, Alhambra Hospital
Planner for SunnyDay Elderly Community College
1. Organizational Chart for SunnyDay Elderly Community College
2. Credits Requirements
2 Year College
Using the credit system, 2 year college¡¯s each year has 2 semesters, each semester is 6 months long, and the highest
credit each student can earn is 8 credits, the lowest is 2; each class is counted as 2 credits. Each student can choose
from the various social organizations as courses, and each course is 2 credits.
The term is 2 years long.
Students completing 32 credits will earn the bachelors¡¯ degree and will receive a diploma.
Students have to attend 11 classes of each course during a semester, in order to receive credits. (Each class is about 40 -50 minutes in length)
2 Year Master¡¯s Courses
Using the credit system, each year is divided into 2 semesters. Each semester is 6 months long. Each student can earn to 8 credits per semester, and 2 credits minimal. Each course is 2 credits per semester. Social organization courses are 2 credits each.
The maximum length of the Master¡¯s degree is 2 years.
Completing 32 credits will earn students the Master¡¯s diploma.
Each student has to attend at least 11 classes of the same course, in order to receive the diploma (each class lasts about
5 Year Ph.D. Courses
Using the credit system, each PhD course year is divided into 2 semesters. Each semester is 6 months long. Each student can earn up to 8 credits per semester, and a minimum of 2 credits. Each course per semester is 2 credits.
PhD degree is limited to 5 years maximum length.
Completing 80 credits will earn a student the PhD diploma.
Each student has to attend at least 11 classes per course during each semester (each class is about 40-50 minutes long), in order to earn the degree.
Note: all SunnyDay participants will pay no tuitions.
3. Courses description: (below are examples, for detailed information, consult course booklet)
Healthcare courses: medical presentations, therapies, psychiatric consultation, elderly relationship.
Activities: arts & crafts, calligraphy, Chinese songs, dancing, gardening, Chinese opera.
New society information: legal information, social benefits.
Basic English, speaking English, citizenship.
Social clubs: philosophy, Cantonese, Shanghainese, Old Japanese Singing Group, chess club, bible study, Ma-Jhong, computer.