• Subject : TAG-College Celebrates Second Graduation
  • Date : 28-Jul-2010
  • Text :

    (MENAFN Press)Under the patronage of Prince El Hassan bin Talal, the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh College of Business (TAG-College) – German Jordanian University (GJU) celebrated on July 22, 2010 the graduation of its second Masters graduates at the Palace of Culture/Al Hussein Sports City.

    Attending the ceremony were Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh head of the TAG-College Advisory Board, Dr. Labib Khadra President of the GJU, Dr Hisham Gharaybeh, dean of TAG-College, Mr. Bassam Abu-Ghazaleh, TAG-College executive director in addition to high ranking officials, diplomats, academics and the students' families and friends.

    In his speech, Prince El Hassan bin Talal called for more networking between human resources in the region and focused on the need to activate decision formation and policy building to save the nation from crisis.Speaking to graduates, he said "Although the Arab Islamic revival is slow; it is formulating through yourselves and your sons," stressing that "The wisdom of illumination is unmatched and the illumination of knowledge is the real one.""The gap that you are trying to bridge (bring closer) is not financial but it's a third sphere gap that exists between governments, private sector and civil society," he added.

    "Our belief will continue in the organizations which form this nation with its third sphere and its young King who we wish him additional and honest veterans who are willing for a change towards the best," he said.

    Meanwhile, Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, (title) congratulated graduates and their families saying: "The graduation, as you are all aware, is the product of your efforts. But credit should also be given to your families, professors, friends, colleagues, the university, the College and its Advisory Council.""Today, we thank God for the blessing of security and safety in our dear country, Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II and his prudent government, which provided us with the opportunity to gain knowledge and attain success in a peaceful environment," he said."Your sons, the graduates, regard Your Highness as their role model in your morals, principles, modesty; love of knowledge and in your ability to make good use of knowledge. The role model is a mentor and advisor to those who seek success. I advise all graduates to choose a good role model and follow his or her principles," Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh addressed Prince El Hassan.

    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh commended the high educational level of the College thanking the Academic staff for their role in providing the graduates with the highest level of education and knowledge to confront the world's challenges with confidence and contribute to its development and progress."I chose to graduate from a business school like you so that I can decide the path of institution-building to achieve the dream of an Arab who decided to serve his home country by succeeding and employing his skills towards this goal," Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said.

    Meanwhile, President of the GJU Dr. Labib Khadra expressed his pride in the graduates saying "You will be the best to represent the College wherever you are due to the high academic level you enjoy and the experience you have gained. We are so confident that you will always be exceptional individuals and professionals."

    On behalf of the graduates, Ms. Rula Abdul Rahim Milbes extended her thanks and appreciation to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh and faculty members for giving them the opportunity to achieve their academic goals stressing that the knowledge obtained by the College's academics will be intelligently used in their professional careers.At the end of the ceremony, Prince El Hassan bin Talal handed the certificates to graduates, while students with outstanding performance received the College shield in addition to financial awards.

    At the end of the ceremony, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh presented Prince El Hassan bin Talal with an honorary shield.A reception followed the graduation ceremony was attended by families and friends of graduates.Talal Abu-Ghazaleh College of Business (TAG-College) was established in 2006 to offer high quality business programs. It is the first college of its kind to represent a partnership between the private and the public sectors in the Arab world. This unique partnership brings the business expertise of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) to the academic world of the German Jordanian University (GJU).