​Texas A&M holds recognition ceremony

December 20, 2013 - 3:59:56 am

Students with officials during the recognition ceremony at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University Student Centre in Education City.


DOHA: Texas A&M University at Qatar honoured its Fall degree candidates and summer graduates at a recognition ceremony on Tuesday at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University Student Center at Education City.

This year’s annual fall graduate recognition celebrated 18 University graduates and degree candidates since the official Spring commencement ceremony in May 2013.

The ceremony recognized nine graduatesfrom August and nine degree candidates from this December. Opening the event, Dr Hamid Parsaei, associate dean for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M at Qatar, said, “This December marks one more momentous moment in Texas A&M at Qatar’s bright history where we recognize and celebrate 18 of our new Aggie engineers who have successfully completed their remarkable academic journey and received their degree from one the finest engineering institutions in the world.”

The ceremony and reception offered an opportunity for graduating students to reflect on their achievements during undergraduate studies and future career prospects. BatoolHashim Al Sayed ,electrical engineering summer graduate, said, “This honor is the motivation for new start. I have very much enjoyed my time at Texas A&M at Qatar and this is one of the most memorable moments of my life.”

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