On November 15, 2023, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thanapat Wanichanon, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, attended the “MU Endowment Kick-off Day” and donated as part of building up the future of Thailand. The event was honored by Clinical Prof. Emeritus Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, Chairman of the University Council, Mahidol University, who presided over the event along with Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, President of Mahidol University, Adjunct Clinical Prof. Seree Tuchinda, Vice Chairman of the University Council, Pol. Gen. Dr. Jongjate Aojanepong, Presidents of Mahidol University Alumni and executives, department chairs, and faculty staff of Mahidol University who attended the event. During the event, Assoc Prof. Sarayut Supapannachart, Executive Assistant to the President on Asset Management, was approached about the background of the MU Endowment Fund and the importance of being Future Ready. The discussion was moderated by Lect. Dr. Rapee Boonplueang, Department Chair of the Faculty of Science, Mahidol University. The event took place at the MACM Hall, Mahidol University Salaya.
The Mahidol Endowment Fund is a center of support resources for universities to create various initiatives to prepare for the future world and enhance the quality of people's lives, driving the "Mahidol Endowment Fund." This marks the first time that alumni, the public, as well as various organizations, can participate in creating knowledge, wisdom, and lifelong learning by donating funds to the “Mahidol Endowment Fund” through the e-Donation channel.