On this Friday 29th November 2019, INES-Ruhengeri organized an Opening Day, Career Day and Swearing in ceremonies of INES students committee. The ceremony starts by a Holy Mass celebrated by His Lordship Bishop Vincent HAROLIMANA the Legal Representative and Chancellor of INES-Ruhengeri.
After the Holy Mass all the guests with INES community visited different stands of exhibition where students from all INES programs have presented and explain how they can contribute to the sustainable development of our country through innovations. This exhibition is also an opportunity for students to show the partners, parents, public and private sector how they would be good employees and entrepreneurs by applying skills got at INES-Ruhengeri.
After students’ exhibition, guests and INES community joined they sits and follow speeches and swearing in ceremonies of new INES students committee.
When addressing his speech to the public, Vice Chancellor of INES-Ruhengeri, Fr. Dr. Fabien HAGENIMANA welcomed and thanked everyone for their participation. Using the theme of today’s Career Day which is “Shifting from Paper to Product” he explained INES approach of Applied Sciences and how this methodology helps to train skilled students who can lead to the community development through practical skills.
“INES is here for the development of our country and this region in particular” said Mr. GATABAZI JMV the Governor of Northern Province when addressing to the audience during Career Day ceremony. He encouraged students to work hard and to have vision. “INES students, you are agents of changes” he said He thanked INES founders and its management for the contribution to the development of the country. “INES is doing well” he added
In his speech, Bishop Vincent HAROLIMANA, Legal Representative and Chancellor of INES-Ruhengeri said that it is necessary to praise the Lord for guiding us and for all we have achieved.
“INES is progressing well” he said. He thanked INES-Ruhengeri management for the steps achieved; He also mentioned the good collaboration with government of Rwanda. INES-Ruhengeri has achieved more and it has a good plan to achieve even more in the coming years. Through the use of technology, partnerships, team work, etc. Teaching, Learning and research at INES-Ruhengeri should be answers to the community problems. With ICT you can reach more, INES has chosen to use technology in its teaching activities and make INES the smart university. He added
He encouraged students to work hard, “This is the hard working academic year” he said and he thanked all partners of INES for the contributions they give to INES and to its students. Bishop thanked INES staff and students for the work done.
He concluded with a thankful message to the government of Rwanda for the good collaboration and also thanked all today’s guests and INES community who attended the ceremony. “I officially open the academic year 2019-2020” he ended.