TWO members of the Lingnan College board of governors were recognised for their services to education and the community when they received honorary doctorates from the United States-based Springfield College. Mr Wong Bing-lai and Mr James Tak Wu received their Doctor of Humanics degree at a presentation ceremony held recently in the Chinese YMCA. Mr Wong is well-known in the fields of construction and real estate in Hong Kong. He is also chairman of the trustees of Lingnan (University) College in Guangzhou, a member of the board of governors of Lingnan College, Hong Kong and president of the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong. Mr Tak Wu, widely respected in the catering industry, is also chairman of the trustees of Lingnan (University) College and a member of the board of governors of Lingnan College, Hong Kong. Attending the ceremony were Springfield College president Dr Randolph Bromery; vice-president Dr Dallas Darland, and Professor Charles Smith, director of the college's International Institute. Also present were Lingnan University alumni, directors of the YMCA, friends and relatives, and special guests.