Jimma University has graduated 139 students from its ABH Campus in Addis Ababa on July 10, 2016
Jimma University has graduated 139 students from its ABH Campus in Addis Ababa on July 10, 2016 at Sheraton Addis Hotel in the presence of H. E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, President of the FDRE. Jimma University’s ABH Campus offers two postgraduate programs, Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Masters in Public Health (MPH).
The graduates received their degrees from H. E. W/ro. Aster Mamo, Deputy Prime Minister for Good Governance and Reform Cluster Coordinator and Minister of the Civil Service, while outstanding students of both programs in their overall academic performance and research works received special prize and certificate from the Guest of Honor, H. E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome, President of the FDRE.
In his speech to the graduates, H. E. Dr. Mulatu stressed that the graduates should play their role in implementation of the country’s Growth and Transformation Plan and bring about development.
Prof. Fikre Lemessa, President of Jimma University, stated that the University will keep on working to address the high demand of quality education by residents of Addis Ababa and nearby areas by strengthening the already existing public-private partnership. In line to this, the President announced that two new programs will be started in ABH Campus as of the new Ethiopian year. The two programs to be started are M. A. in Public Relations and Corporate Communication and M. Sc. in Health Monitoring and Evaluation.
Dr. Markos Feleke, CEO of ABH Services Plc, in his part stated that ABH has collaborated with the prominent public university, Jimma University, in providing postgraduate classes to students while they stay on their regular work and live with their families. Dr. Markos also mentioned that classes has been given during the weekends and after working hours. He also reported that, excluding todays graduates, there are over 300 students attending at ABH Campus currently.
Among today’s graduates 45 are females.