UL 103rd graduating class leadership inducted
By Lincoln G. Peters
The 103rd graduating class of the University of Liberia (UL) over the weekend officially inducted into office as the newly elected leadership of the class. It will steer the affairs of the graduating class.
The program was held in the William V.S. Tubman Auditorium of the University of Liberia Capitol Hill Campus.
The ceremony brought together authorities of the University of Liberia and several students.
Those inducted into office are Mr. Amos M. Kollie, president; Ms. Rosetta Fardolo, vice president; and Evangeline S. Bundor, secretary general.
Recently, delegates from various colleges of the 103rd graduating class went to elections to pick officials who will lead the graduating class
The process was observed by independent observers and the University of Liberia police.
The 103rd graduating class leadership is charged to oversee activities and events for the conduct of the graduation ceremony.
It has the responsibility to ensure that there is a fruitful and historic graduation.
Giving his induction speech, the 103rd graduating class president Mr. Amos M. Kollie expressed thanks and appreciation to his colleagues for giving him and his entire leadership team the opportunity to serve.
According to him, he takes the responsibility given to him to serve and lead his colleagues very seriously, because it’s the first test of his determination to serve in national and international leadership.
Student Kollie noted that the burden that they are carrying as leaders is herculean which requires their knowledge, skills, talents, and collaboration to leave behind a fond memory and a legacy of the class of 2021/2022.
“I want to say thank you again for the opportunity given to me to serve. I call on the administration, faculty, and the entire student body and the graduating class for us to aspire to the maximum potential and achievement … expected to come out of this event,’’ said student Kollie.
He vowed to lead in a different from how the past administration conducted itself, adding that he and his team will ensure efficiency and orderliness so that the graduation experience is enjoyable.
“In doing so, the Administration through the office of Students Affairs has to work with us properly,” he urged.
“The Administration has to be willing to listen and advise us for us to continue [to] deepen the partnership and cooperation we already have ongoing with the Administration of the University,’’ he concluded.