10 nurses honoured with Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award

24 Nov 2018, The Straits Times

The joy of seeing her patients get their lives back on track has kept principal assistant nurse at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Madam Rahinah Ibrahim,  52,  in nursing for half her life. “My team and I assist patients who have the potential to reintegrate back into society. It is very rewarding to be part of their recovery journey.” She won first prize at the annual Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Award held on 23 November; the highest accolade for enrolled nurses in Singapore. The awards were presented by Senior Minister of State for Law and Health Edwin Tong,  Chairman of D S Lee Foundation Dr Della Lee, who founded the award and Deputy Chairman of Tan Chin Tuan Foundation Ms Chew Gek Khim.

Awards for Cham Tao Soon and Tan Gee Paw for their role in engineering profession

17 Nov 2018, The Straits Times

Professor Cham Tao Soon was presented with the Distinguished Professional Engineer Award at a ceremony on Saturday, 17 November, to recognise his outstanding achievements in engineering, management, research and development and entrepreneurship as well as his services to the engineering profession. Minister of State for National Development and Manpower Mr Zaqy Mohamad who presented the award said that with many institutes of higher learning under Prof Cham’s belt, it was no wonder he is known as the “educator of the century.”

Celebrating 5 Years of Cheerful Service

23 Oct 2018, ACS Echo October-November 2018 Issue

“With Cheer, We Bond” – This is the ethos of Project Cheer, an initiative by the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation in partnership with Anglo-Chinese Junior College which aims to encourage students to put their values in action and create positive experiences for the less privileged. This year, 230 students honed their project management and leadership skills as well as facilitated multi-generational bonding with 300 children and 400 elderly beneficiaries across 11 Project Cheer sessions from 28 May to 14 June.

SJIIM celebrates its third batch of IBDP scholars

19 Oct 2018, SJIIM website

St. Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) recently celebrated its third batch of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Scholars through a Scholarship Awards Ceremony on 19 October 2018. The event was graced by the Brother President of SJIInternational Singapore, Br. Lawrence Humphrey as the Guest of Honour and notable guests such as Ms. Chew Gek Hiang, council member of the Tan Chin Tuan and Tan Sri Tan Foundation. A time honoured Lasallian tradition that is also observed in its brother school, SJI International Singapore, the IBDP Scholarship Programme is a cornerstone of the Lasallian International School. The scholarship programme is now in its third cycle and has been supported by many organisations, well-wishers since its inception in 2016 and in particular, the Tan Chin Tuan and Tan Sri Tan Foundation who has been a significant benefactor of the initiative.

Return on investment

25 Aug 2018, Yong-en Newsletter August 2018

Yong-en Care Centre invests in the next generation through their bi-annual Internship Programme supported by the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation. Interns from Nanyang Technological University and Ngee Ann Polytechnic received on-the-job supervision and experiential learning through creating multi-sensory boards for seniors with dementia, conducting ukulele classes for seniors, counselling seniors with depression and helping with a children’s camp.

The Tan Chin Tuan Foundation Makes Possible New Scholarships at SIT

12 Mar 2018, SITizen Newsletter Issue 18, February 2018

As a dedicated philanthropic leader for community development and education in Singapore, The Tan Chin Tuan Foundation has contributed significantly to the nation’s educational landscape. Recently, it once again made a commitment to nurture excellence among Singapore’s youth by establishing the Tan Sri (Dr) Tan Chin Tuan Scholarship at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).