CARITAS UNIVERSITY HOLDS ITS 14TH MATRICULATION CEREMONY
Caritas University Amorji-Nike Enugu held her 14th matriculation ceremony at the university auditorium on 26th May 2018.
A total of 507 fresh students took part in the ceremony. An analysis of the matriculating list shows that the Faculty of Management and SocialCaritas University Amorji-Nike Enugu held her 14th matriculation ceremony at the university auditorium on 26th May 2018. Sciences recorded a total number of 231 students; Faculty of Engineering, 125; Faculty of Natural Sciences, 110 and Faculty of Environmental Sciences 41.
In a homily, during the holy mass to mark the occasion, Very Rev. Fr. Oliver Udeagha, who represented the Father Founder of the institution, Very Rev. Fr. Prof. E.M.P. Edeh CSSp, OFR, summarized his sermon into three points; namely, decision to bring the students to this special university, advice to the new students and admonition to them. He remarked that, the parents and guardians of the matriculants had taken good decisions in sending the children to Caritas University. He advised the students to be of good behaviour because Caritas University is unique and shuns unwholesome behaviours such as exam malpractices, cult activities and jumping the fence. Fr. Udeagha admonished the students to keep to the rules of the university, remain authentic students and hand over their lives to Jesus the Saviour who will preserve them till the time of their graduation from the university.
In his address on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Vincent Okore, charged the matriculating students to be committed to their studies and be of good conduct. He congratulated the students and their parents who desired to give their children and wards the benefit of the reformatory cultures of Caritas University. He assured them that their preference for the institution is not misplaced, adding that Caritas University is determined to reform any student placed under her care. On the apprehension that fees charged by private universities were exorbitant, the Vice-Chancellor assured that Caritas University has one of the lowest fee structures in the Nigerian University System. Prof. Okore said that the university does not make extraneous financial demands on students and advised parents to always verify issues with official sources. He said that even though the university was founded by a priest of the Catholic Church, non-Catholics and even non-Christians enjoy freedom of worship within the levels of decorum required in the university.
In his own remark, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Very Rev. Fr. Prof. Remy Onyewuenyi, described matriculation as an important exercise for
newly admitted students, and exhorted all students to redouble their efforts in their academic pursuit