University of Goroka's 14th graduation ceremony will take place next
week Tuesday, March 30, 2011.
A total of 518 students will graduate in the main quadrangle on campus.
Graduands will be from all faculties, including diploma, degree and
Highlands Regional College of Nursing will also have 29 students
graduating on the day, along with 10 students from Madang Teacher's
Guest of honour for the graduation will be Dr Thomas Webster of
National Research Institute.
The event will be witnessed by Dr Webster, chancellor Benais Sabumei
and pro chancellor Jerry Tetaga.
Other council members, vice chancellor, pro vice chancellors, all
academic and non-teaching staff, and other special guests will also be
present at the ceremony.
Graduands will also receive prizes for different categories of
university awards on the day. These are: the vice chancellor's
leadership award; academic excellence award; professionalism award;
the Goroka Rotary award; teaching practice award; Val Ward charity
award; and various faculty awards for different programmes.
Major sponsors of the awards will be PNG Toner and Ink Supplies
(Goroka Office), and the Coffee Industry Corporation.