Mekelle University holds the 26th Commencement
Mekelle University have held the 26th commencement on July 23, 2018 at Adihaki Campus.The commencement takes place a week before the 9th All African University Games to be hosted by MU.
On his welcoming speech, Prof Kindeya, President of MU, has addressed the fast development of the university in teaching learning, research and community service engagements and international partnership. Hence, the president applaud that Mekelle University aspires to become one of the top 25 African university in 2025. So tremendous activities that would make the university center of excellence have been done to meet the set goals in the university level said the president. Finally, he extends his congratulations remark to all the graduate and the families.
An Honorary Guest Athlete Derartu Tulu also delivery a congratulation speech. On her speech she expresses her thought about the value of education to bring about social, economic and political development in a nation. Hence, she insists the graduates to be a responsible citizen and contribute to their country in their future career. lastly, she affirmed that all hands should be provided to support Mekelle University to host the upcoming All African University Games successfully. Another honorary Guest Dr. Debretsion Gebremichail, Vice President of Tigray regional state, has also addressed a congratulation message to the graduates.
In this 26th Commencement, a sum total of 7350 students earn first, second and third degrees. While 4844 students get their Bachlors degree, 2464 students earn their post graduate diploma and degree, 41 in Medical Specialization and a student earns a PHD in Climate Change and Rural Development. Among the total graduating class, 32% are female undergraduates and 22% are female postgraduate.
The University community wishes to all graduates a bright future and successful career time.