The new university graduates receive important information related to the beginning of their working life
Initiated by hearing the concept of Revolution in the voice of our leader, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, with the presence of students and workers, the Mella Square at the University of Informatics Sciences (UCI) became the most favorable setting to hold the ceremony that initiated the 2017-2018 academic year of our institution, on this September 5th, a very representative date for Cuba because of the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the popular uprising in Cienfuegos.
There were present in the gathering, Dr. Miriam Nicado García, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Party and of the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba and UCI Rector; Alejandro Pérez Rodríguez, member of the FEU National Secretariat; Lisandra Montero Vera, member of the Provincial Bureau of the UJC; vice chancellors, deans, directors and leading figures of the political and mass organizations from this house of higher studies.
In her speech, the Rector welcomed all those present in the year of the celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the University. She pointed out that 880 students are enrolled for the first time in the Higher Education this year, and that the amount of registered students has risen to more than 3 200 students, including those in a second short cycle course on Computer Networks and Security and the 34 new students in the career of Bioinformatics Engineering, who will be taught by renowned scientists from our country.
Dr.C. Nicado García emphasized that the course will be characterized by a broad quality process in all the spheres of the University as next december the institution will be subjected to an external evaluation by the National Accreditation Board (JAN) and there will be a wide deployment of staff to support the electoral process in Cuba.
Likewise, she concluded by saying that UCI is and will be Fidel in every task entrusted to us; being an innovative, flexible, productive and revolutionary university, as it was conceived from its birth.
In addition, 15 workers received the card that identifies them as members of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) from the hands of Dr. Sc. Raydel Montesino Perurena, Deputy Rector, and Raul Osvaldo Espinosa Reyes, PCC secretary at UCI. Four workers were also awarded because of their outstanding work in the activities of the anti-vector Campaign of La Lisa municipality, as well as four other professors who returned from the sister Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela after completing successfully their internationalist sports mission.
The meeting was enlivened by the declamation of the poem Canto a Fidel, by Ernesto Che Guevara, recited by Alién García Hernández, and the performances of the dance group Espacio Abierto and the musical group Avanz.
The closing words were pronounced by the student Eliani Cabrera García, FEU president at the University and delegate to the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students to be held in the Russian city of Sochi; she also welcomed the students in this academic year and urged those present to multiply Fidel’s life and work in each of the classrooms, to study hard and to build a newer, more universal and more creative university.