Sunday, March 18, 2012

Cross-Border Convocation and 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner for EDS Business School

Cross-Border Convocation and 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner
for EDS Business School

Everyone had a great time at the Convocation, held at the Vistana Hotel, Penang, Malaysia, on the afternoon of 12 March 2012 for the cross-border universities collaborating with the EDS Business School. The energetic group of graduates, together with University faculty, family members, and special guests were in attendance at the convocation. Graduates from Akamai University, United States of America; Euro College, Macedonia; and Ifugao State University, Philippines were awarded their MBA, DBA and PhD in Management degrees by President Douglass Capogrossi.

A large gathering of international luminaries had traveled to Penang to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of EDS Business School at the gala dinner celebration and awards ceremony on the evening of 12 March 2012. Award recipients and guest speakers included Dr. Ljubisha Petrushevsky, President at Euro College, Macedonia, Dr. Ricardo Wagan, President Emeritus at Laguna State Polytechnic State University; Dr. Douglass Capogrossi, President at Akamai University, USA; Prof. Dr. M.R. Kabir Pro Vice Chancellor, The University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh; and Dr. Nelson Binag, President Emeritus at Sultan Kudarat State University, Philippines and President of International Distance Education Accreditation League, Philippines, all who received Lifetime Achievement Awards for their exemplary contributions in higher education.

Honorable Senator Mustafa Kamal, Member of Senate, Malaysia Parliament, Malaysia also spoke highly of the contributions of the EDS Business School and Dr. Ben Lee to making Penang a viable gathering place for business and education leaders from across Asia and the world.

Speaking for the graduates were Ms. Dang Thi Anh Hong spoke on behalf Vietnamese students; Prof. Tirso Alcos Ronquillo on behalf of Philippines students, and Carol Ng Yin Leng on behalf of the Malaysia students.

Mr. Francis Chen delivered a heartfelt speech on behalf of the EDS very first class of MBA students. Prof. Loh Wei Hong spoke well on behalf of the EDS faculty, commending EDS as a quality institution and Dr. Ben Lee for his exemplary leadership at this time of the tenth anniversary of the founding of the EDS Business School.

Four Tibetian students of Akamai University present he yellow scarf of honor to ten of the high education leaders as a symbol of respect for their contributions to betterment of the human condition. Dr. Douglass Capogrossi felt great honored and appreciative upon his receiving of this high showing of respect.

News by EDS Team @ 18 March 2012.

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