The bridge links together Eastern and Western cultures.
The waves represent the College setting in the water surrounding East Asia.
The Chinese character 雧 (羣鳥在木上也) with three birds (隹) gathering in the tree (木) symbolizes the concept of College and collegiate life.
“Fortiter in re, Suaviter in modo”
Meaning: “resolute in execution, gentle in manner” or “vigorous in deed, gentle in manner”