Letter from Ma Qiwei to Ma Ning, ca. 1983
- Letter from Ma Qiwei to Ma Ning, ca. 1983
This is a letter from Ma Qiwei, the president of Beijing Sports University, to his daughter, Ma Ning, ca. August 18, 1983. It is written entirely in Chinese.
- Ma, Qiwei, 1919-
[August 18, 1983?]
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Ma, Qiwei, 1919-
Beijing Sport University
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Ma Qiwei (马启伟), the son of Ma Yuehan (John Ma), was awarded his Master's in Education and Physical Education from Springfield College in 1948. At the time of his attendance, beginning in 1946, he was known as Edward Mo. It is mainly through his outreach that Springfield College and Beijing Sport University, then known as the Peking Institute of Physical Culture, signed their first collaboration agreement in 1981. A vice-president there at the time, in 1982 he was named the President. During his career he served as the Vice-Chairman of the China Society of Sports Science, Director of the Society of Sports Psychology, Chairman of the Rule of the Game and Arbitration Committee of the China Volleyball Association, and was active on International committees, including as a member of the American College of Sports Medicine as well as the rule of the Game Committee of the International Volleyball Federation and Asian Volleyball Confederation. On May 13, 1984, Ma Qiwei was given an honorary Doctor of Humanics by Springfield College.