UzhNU celebrates 67th anniversary
On Thursday, October 18, in the Regional Drama Theater a ceremony celebrating the 67th anniversary of the region's largest university - Uzhgorod National University - was held. The head of the region Oleksandr Ledyda congratulated the faculty and student of the university.
Uzhgorod National University is the first university established in the region. In 1945, only 163 boys and girls were studying there. Now UzhNU has 14 faculties, 98 departments, more than 12 thousand students acquire education here. Over the 67-year history of its existence the University has become one of the best classical universities of Ukraine.
- Today we face the important task of maintaining the experience gained and further development of the university - said Acting Rector of UzhNU Fedir Vashchuk. - First and foremost, we need to restore the university as the main center of the educational and social life of the region. We are also working to get the status of a research university. Another objective is to provide decent social protection of teachers and students.
The Head of the region presented awards of the State Administration - badges "For the development of the region" - to Vasyl Marynets, Head of Department of Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics and Vasyl Fazykosh, Dean of the Law Faculty of UzhNU. Also some employees of UzhNU received letters of appreciation from the Head of the Regional Sate Administration - informed the press center of RSA.