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SOCIETY

GREENWICH-CONVOCATION 2002

May 20 -June 02, 2002

Holding convocation is almost a ritual at any university. This year Greenwich University turned this occasion into a great bonanza for all those who came to attend it. On the sandunes the convocation city was created. The outgoing graduates were seated at an elevated platform and came to receive the degrees, to some it looked like catwalk or soap opera. Over 2000 audience were stunned by the display, may be common at military academy, but students dressed for the occasion marching on 'Greenwich Anthem' bewitched all. The ceremony started and ended as per schedule, a very unlike Pakistani event. The convocation was followed by dinner consisting of nearly 42 different types of dishes, to suit each and every one. For students who had burnt their midnight candles, the perfect recreation was offered in the form of a grand musical show. The event attended by diplomats, CEOs of national and multinational companies and parents, has been imprinted in memories and they may not be able see to an action replay for years to come.

The Vice Chancellor, Greenwich University Ms. Seema Mughal exhorted the students to prepare themselves to survive the challenges of real life in the contemporary century.

Speaking at the University's convocation 2002, the Vice Chancellor told the audience that the students who graduated from Greenwich University were enjoying prestigious positions in business and the industrial sector in the national and multinational companies.

The Vice Chancellor said the Greenwich was a mission started by her brother Dr. Kamal Khan. She assured that his mission will continue to guide the institution. She said this Institution was established in 1987, and got its charter by Sindh Government in 1998, and is recognized by University Grants Commission as a degree awarding institution. The credit for the establishment of this institution goes to Dr. Kamal Ahmed Khan, the University's Life Chancellor, she stated that his vision continues to guide the University in its march towards equipping the students with most modern education to provide them rewarding careers.

One of the graduating members Farah Gazi presented the valedictory address on behalf of the Graduating class followed by the conferment of degrees to the Undergraduate and Graduate students. The Vice Chancellor presented 51 Master of Business Administration and 70 Bachelor of Business Administration students for conferment of degrees.

On the recommendation of the Academic Council of the Greenwich University students were awarded Gold and Silver Medals who achieved the highest and second highest cumulative Grade Point Average at Graduate and Undergraduate level. Greenwich Alumni Excellence award was awarded to Mr. Imran Qureshi who is Regional Sales Manager in ICI Dulux Lahore.