The solemn events and convocation ceremony have traditionally taken placeon the last summer day. Freshmen and guests gatheredin the hall of the YEC.
Traditionally, the first, who greeted the freshmen and the guests was SNAU Rector VolodymyrLadyka. He thanked the freshmen for their trust and promised that they wouldobtainuseful and necessary knowledgein 5 years. VolodymyrIvanovych also awarded the best students and teachers.
The Deputy Chairman of Sumy Regional State Administration MykolaPodoprygora was the next, whoaddressed his greetings to the audience. It was his honor to hand over the breastplate of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine “For Scientific and Educational Achievements”to PhD in Law, Professor, the First Vice-Rector of Sumy National Agrarian University, MykolaKurylo.
After thatVolodymyrLadyka announced the launch of a new tradition. Special award waspresentedon the day of the inauguration of the new academic year. It was the “Honorary Professor of the University”. The first one was awarded to OlexiyKrasnorutsky,the Professor of the Department of Production, Business and Management of PetroVasylenkoKharkiv National Technical University of Agriculture.
And finally, the freshmen went on the stage, where the Rector handed the record books and once again wished to increase the fame of the university by their achievements.
A concert, which was prepared by the creative SNAU teams, became a real pearl of the holiday and an unforgettable gift for the freshmen.