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3rd Graduation Held at SEKOMU

More than 400 students graduate on 8th of December 2012 at SEKOMU. The extra odirnary event held at campus A, New Hall with four days after completion from around 10.00am to 1.40pm. It is the third graduation since the founding of the university in 2007. Some BEdSN students(Standing) lining up before Confered degree

The Chairman of Tumaini University Makumira(TUMA) council, Dr. Ester Mwaikambo, grace the event as Guest of Honour representing Chancellor of TUMA Bishop Dr. Alex Malasusa. Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Benjamin Mkapa, invited as Guest Speaker. Together, representative of UEM office in Dar es Salaam, NED Pastors who had finished their seminar and Lushoto District official participated.

Guest Speaker Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Benjamin Mkapa
The graduation ceremonies began with a procession of academics, wearing academic dress, accompanied by trumpet and choir lead by ceremonial mace. After this, A commencement speech with different themes to graduates include wishing the graduates well in the real world cautioning that the world of academe is a special place where they were taught to think and act accordingly bearing in ming the university motto Acquire knowledge and serve with compassion.

SEKOMU Chancellor Rt. Rev Dr. Stephen Munga introducing invited guests
Descriptions of graduate courses where, Certificate in Law (Tanga Campus), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Bachelor of Education Special Needs (BEdSN) and Bachelor of Science in Eco-tourism and Nature Conservation (BSc ENC).

Trumpet Choir from Mlalo and Lunguza lead by Deacon Mboko

However after conferring degree and certificate, graduates and thier parents/relatives held their own official graduation ceremony at the local park and around University campus.

After Sunday service, (L) SEKOMU VC, Dr. Aneth Munga followed by Mama Anna Mkapa
On 9th of December, 2012 SEKOMU staff, students and graduates together at Lushoto Cathedral attend a thanks giving Sunday service lead by Bishop Munga assisted with pastors. During his sermon Bishop Munga insisted on why should that thanksgiving Sunday service continue, because of the mercy God has shown since the establishement of SEKUCo 2007 to SEKOMU. “we are not taking and we will not take this into granted” we know what it takes if we take into granted. Said Munga

overflow outside

New Hall front - side view

Sign Language club entering New hall leading prosession