Insurance agent gave $100k to NTU to help needy students

Mr Randy Ang, 37, donated $100,000 to his alma mater in 2015, which was used to launch a bursary for computer engineering students from needy families. He sees no reason to wait if he can afford to give back now. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
Mr Randy Ang, 37, donated $100,000 to his alma mater in 2015, which was used to launch a bursary for computer engineering students from needy families. He sees no reason to wait if he can afford to give back now. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Mr Randy Ang, 37, is a self-made man. And he is not waiting until he is wealthier or older to give back to society.

The insurance agent, who has about 50 agents in his team, donated $100,000 in 2015 to his alma mater, the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) School of Computer Science and Engineering. The gift was used to launch the Randy Ang Bursary for computer engineering students from low-income families.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 27, 2019, with the headline 'Insurance agent gave $100k to NTU to help needy students'. Print Edition | Subscribe