3 March 2016


appreciation1 March 2016 : An appreciation ceremony was recently held at the Beringin Restaurant, EDC Hotel & Residence in tribute to the dedicated service of former office bearers for Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and the School of Education and Modern Languages (SEML), College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). The Dean of SEML, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yahya Don said that the ceremony aimed to honour SEML’s hardworking office bearers, visiting professors and retirees who had served and contributed towards the betterment of SEML until 2015.

“This is not an event to bid farewell. Instead, we are here today to reflect our achievements and celebrate the tireless efforts demonstrated by these diligent office bearers throughout their excellent service at SEML. I hope that this ceremony will reinforce the School’s ongoing commitment to promote productive attitudes and behaviours that can serve as an example for the rest of the SEML staff. On behalf the School, we would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude and sincerest appreciation for your outstanding competence and commitment over the years that have made our School the way it is now. Please accept our apologies for any wrongdoings and shortcomings. We wish you all the best for your future endeavours,” said the Dean. Besides the SEML staff, the ceremony was also graced by the presence of the UUM’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Malek Hj. Abdul Karim.