August 26, 2012 ·48 Comments
The New Generation University collage yesterday on the 25thof August 2012 held a graduation ceremony for more than 300 graduates this been the 9th batch to graduate from the University with more than 12,625 since it inauguration in 2002 from not only Ethiopia but also more than 16 countries in Africa and the whole world.
The graduation ceremony was held in the African Union conference hall with dignitaries from all over the world including a large delegation from Somaliland which was head by the Minister of information Hon Abdurrahman yusuf Du’ale , Somaliland ambassador to Ethiopia Hon Aden Nuuh Dhule and the Head of the Hargeisa campus Hon abdi aziz Mohamed Yusuf among many others.
During the ceremony a graduate from Addis Abba campus scooped top marks in the Human resources examination in which he was awarded a honorees medal for his achievement, the graduate who hails from Somaliland Mr. Awil Abdillahi Aden is the second graduate from Somaliland to be awarded such a medal in Ethiopia.
Although there were many graduates from different countries and a diverse background present , the 25th of August was a special day for Somaliland with more than 30 graduates from Somaliland graduating from the various faculties of the New Generation University Collage.
There were many dignitaries from the diplomatic corps who had attended the event so as to witness graduates from their own countries graduating from the University, among them the official spokesperson of the African Union who spoke to the participants of the event in which he lauded the New Generation University collage for giving thousands of African youths to pursue their studies in a decent and affordable manner.
The spokesperson also conveyed a message of condolence to the people of Ethiopia and the family of the late Meles Zenawi saying Africa had lost a true son.
Also speaking during the occasion was the Ethiopian Foreign Minister who said although his country was in a period of moaning due to the death of the former Prime Minister the late Meles Zenawi ,his heart was filled with joy to see so many graduates from different African countries graduating at the same time.
Somaliland Minister of Information Hon Abdirahman Yusuf Du’ale was awarded a honoree Degree by the New Generation University collage not to mention the awards and Degrees handed to him on behalf of Somaliland graduates.
New Generation University Collage will continue to offer opportunities to hundreds if not thousands of Somaliland students who can’t afford to pursue their studies in Addis Abba or abroad.
The New Generation University Collage is made up of four campuses; three are based in Ethiopia while one is in Hargeisa Somaliland, they are as the follows.
Background and Establishment
New Generation University College (NGUC) was founded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2002. The founders aimed to provide superior education and total quality higher education opportunities to the younger generation of Ethiopia and beyond. The founders of this college had taken into account the great demand and needs of the country for quality private higher education to meet the increased demand for trained manpower.
The Vision of the New Generation University College (NGUC) as a ‘Center for Excellence’ was born out of the dynamic ideas and the desire to assist the national and regional endeavors to provide adequate number of total quality higher education institutions. Such institutions are indispensable for effective participation in the current global economic development movement. The world is intermingling and nations are communicating basically through modern higher educational institutions. Ethiopia also can make great contributions by developing and enhancing quality higher education.
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