Mingde College was founded in June 2001, and in September 2013, Guizhou University and Tahoe Group cooperated to organize Mingde College of Guizhou University. 2017, the college is fully located in Huaxi University City, with 13,850 students, a planning area of 686.24 acres, a construction planning area of 450,000 square meters, and a built-up area of 245,900 square meters. It has become a new undergraduate college with beautiful environment and perfect facilities.
Guizhou University, founded in 1902, is a university jointly built by the Ministry of Education and Guizhou Provincial People’s Government and a national university for the construction of world-class disciplines, which provides high-quality teaching resources to support the development of the college. Taihao Group, founded in 1988 and listed in July 2002, is one of the top 100 enterprises in China’s electronic information industry and one of the top 500 enterprises in China’s manufacturing industry, providing the college with high-quality industrial resources and strong financial support. The college comprehensively implements the education policy of the Party and the State, adheres to the direction of socialism, insists on the fundamental task of establishing moral education, takes social demand as the guide, takes reform as the driving force, follows the law of education and teaching, focuses on internal development, adheres to the “four-in-one” education concept of value shaping, ability cultivation, knowledge transmission and exemplary leadership, deepens We will promote the organic connection between education chain, talent chain, industry chain and innovation chain, and train qualified builders and reliable successors for the socialist cause. In line with Guizhou’s three strategic actions of rural revitalization, big data and big ecology, we implement the “three major and one first” talent training strategies of big data, big cultural tourism, big health and advanced manufacturing, and orderly promote the construction of four platforms, including experimental teaching platform, practical training teaching platform, innovation and entrepreneurship (dual innovation) education platform and elite talent training platform. “3+1” applied talents cultivation.
By reasonably setting and adjusting the structure of disciplines and majors, Mingde College has formed a system of disciplines and majors with engineering as the main subject and coordinated development of economics, management, literature, art and other disciplines. There are 6 teaching units in the Department of Information Engineering, Department of Digital Media, Department of Health Management, Department of Intelligent Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering and Department of Economic Management, and 45 undergraduate majors including Data Science and Big Data Technology, Network and New Media, Public Service Management, Robotics Engineering, Marketing and Civil Engineering are enrolled in the Ministry of Education, including 21 engineering majors. Since its establishment, the college has trained more than 20,000 graduates, and the college has put employment work through the whole talent training process. In recent years, the year-end employment rate of graduates has exceeded 95%, and the employment rate of some engineering majors has exceeded 98% for many years, which is the highest among the undergraduate colleges in the province.
Over the past twenty years, the comprehensive schooling strength and social influence of Mingde College have been increasing day by day, and the special schooling has achieved fruitful results. It is the only independent college approved to recruit foreign students; it is the only independent college among the first 11 finalists in the cultivation project of mental health education and counseling demonstration center in Guizhou province colleges and universities; it is also the only independent college approved to be the demonstration base of dual innovation in Guizhou province. In recent years, the college has been awarded “Brand Influential Independent College” by CCTV.com, “Comprehensive Strength Independent College” by QQ.com, “Social Influential Independent College” by Xinhua.com, and “China’s Brand Visibility Independent College” by Sina.com. In recent years, the college has won the titles of “Independent College with Brand Visibility in China” by CCTV.com, “Independent College with Comprehensive Strength” by QQ.com, “Independent College with Social Influence” by Xinhua.com, “Independent College with Brand Visibility in China” by Sina.com, “Model College with Double Innovation” by Sina.com and “Model College with Internationalization” by Phoenix.com. In 2020, CCTV’s “Journey of Discovery” reported on the college’s achievements in talent cultivation, integration of education and industry, and school-enterprise cooperation in a special report titled “School-Enterprise Cooperation, Creating the Future”. In the ranking of 254 independent colleges in China released in January 2020, the College ranked 30th and was ranked among the top independent colleges in China, and ranked first in the ranking of independent colleges in Guizhou Province for four consecutive years. This is the recognition of the comprehensive strength and talent cultivation of the College from all walks of life, as well as the affirmation of the achievements of the College’s applied talent cultivation model and practice.