A CEREMONY, FOR FACULTY EARNING SCIENTIFIC DEGREES, PATRONIZED BY RECTOR
Wednesday 04 Dec 2019
Under the patronage of MU Rector, Dr. Khalid Al-Muqren, and in the presence of vice-rectors, deans and managers of administration, the Vice-Rector’s Office for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, held a ceremony for faculty members who earned their degrees during the two academic years – 1439/1440 and 1440/1441. The ceremony was launched by a recitation of holy Quran followed by a speech, on behalf of awarded faculty members, delivered by Dr. Bader Al-Sulami, who expressed his gratitude with this special occasion and extended special thanks to the university’s administration, on top of which the Rector, Dr. Khalid Al-Muqren and the Vice-Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Mohammed Al-Shaya’a, for their constant follow-up and efforts to overcome problems. Dr. Al-Sulami said that all awarded faculty members should be proud of their country and the university; in return, they should work hard to achieve their goals. A film entitled “Story of Scholarship” was shown followed by a speech delivered by the Vice-Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Mohammed Al-Shaya’a, who highlighted the motive for holding this ceremony and that is to inform awarded students that all the university staff work as one team. Prof. Al-Shaya’a encouraged faculty members to play a role in advising their colleagues, particularly teaching assistants and lecturers, to follow their suit and to contribute in achieving the university’s goals. As a means of inspiration, the vice-rector said that fourteen programs were established to support faculty members; those who hold scientific degrees will be welcomed by the university and will find numerous opportunities in scientific research, innovation fund and entrepreneurship. Prof. Al-Shaya’a concluded his remark by thanking MU Rector for sponsoring this ceremony; the Deanship of Community Service for patronizing; and the Public Relations Administration for organizing. بعد ذلك تفضل معالي مدير الجامعة ، ووكيل الجامعة للدراسات العليا والبحث العلمي بتكريم الحاصلين على الدرجة العلمية . Addressing the audience, MU Rector, Dr. Al-Muqren said that we are all pleased to honor faculty members who excelled in different fields. Dr. Al-Muqren also extended special thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and His Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the exceptional support that education sector receives and the higher education in particular, all of which have enabled universities to be civilized institutions full of experts in different scientific fields. Special thanks were also expressed to everyone who worked hard since the establishment of the university to recruit Saudi faculty members and helped in increasing the number of PhD holders via the scholarship program. Such achievement indicates that the university has been working according to a clear vision with a professional team. The Rector ended his speech by a number of tips to faculty members towards their university and their colleagues and heads of departments. The ceremony was wrapped up by honoring faculty members who earned their degrees.