Speaking at the first commencement convocation exercise, Dr. Gajendra Singh, President of Blue Crest University College, encouraged the graduates to go into the world and be true ambassadors including representatives of the institution.
“Take the lead role to help transform the globe positively,” Dr. Singh urged his graduates.
He admonished the 68 graduates that their exit from the Blue Crest University College is just the beginning to their educational sojourn, as such, he called on them to be more focus and do their best as the entered into the global village.
The Blue Crest University College Boss President stressed that the institution is also operating in other Countries in Africa namely: Ghana and Sierra Leone among others and is providing quality knowledge to the future leaders on the continent and the world at large.
Earlier, the Vice President for Academic Affairs of Blue Crest University College, Dr. Michael P. Slawon, who explained about the impact of BlueCrest University College to Liberia’s educational system, also thanked the government for accrediting the institution to operate in Liberia.
The former Director General of the National Commission on Higher Education described the first graduation ceremony of the Blue Crest University College as a land mark and historic achievement that is worth celebrating.
At the same time, he added his voice to that of his boss-Dr. Singh when he encouraged the graduates to be shining examples for the school.
Serving as the first commencement speaker, Vice President Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor, commended the Blue Crest University College family for complementing government Pro Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development, education for all component, this she noted, is welcoming by the government.
She used the Eagle story as an example to motivate the graduates to also strive for the best to ensure that they are always seen on the top among their colleagues.
She warned them not to see challenge as an obstacle to their forward march process rather a tool that can make them work harder to pursue their goals in life.
"Challenge makes you stronger, be prepare to move to the next level", she noted. “There is a price to pay to become great in Life,” she added.
Dr. Taylor in closing cautioned the Blue Crest University College to set standards of excellence to eliminate negative vices that are hampering the growth process of the sector.
She indicated that the process of Liberia's renewal and restoration is now calling on all Liberians to go back in their closets, work harder and bring up new ideas to help move Liberia forward, VP Taylor said.
In brief remarks the valedictorian of the first graduating class Enoch Cooper Jallah encouraged his colleagues to make the computer their best friend and always work harder if they should make a great impact in society.
“Everything is possible to achieve once you give it your best shot,” he intoned.
Enoch, who appreciated the commencement speaker for her motivational words, was also quick to appeal to her to assist them in properly establishing their Alumni association to ensure vibrancy.
The Institution with five years of operations in Liberia and with the effort of national Government is providing quality education for Liberian youth and the general public.
Currently, it offers Degrees and Diplomas in Information Technology, Management and Fashion Design, especially with internationally recognized industrial link curriculum.
At the end of the ceremony, sixty-eight young professionals walked away with both diplomas and degrees after four years of studies in Information Technology, Software and networking among others.