KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin has been awarded a Honorary Doctorate in Political Science by the newly-upgraded Jesselton University College (JUC) right here.
Bung obtained the honorary PhD for his service to and contributions within the fields of politics, schooling, welfare and society within the state at JUC’s first convocation, the place 70 others obtained their scrolls for varied levels over the weekend.
He stated that he was honoured by the popularity and would all the time be open to work with JUC in varied fields, particularly in growing schooling in Sabah.
“This is the primary time I’ve obtained an award like this and I’ll see how I can use my expertise on this area of politics to assist the college sooner or later,” stated Bung.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Policy Studies and Analysis) from the political science school of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).
The honorary doctorate was offered by Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Ahmad Masrizal Muhammad, who officiated the convocation ceremony.
Apart from Bung, Senator Datuk Arman Azha Abu Hanifah was additionally honoured with the same diploma throughout the convocation.
At the ceremony, a complete of 70 graduates obtained their scrolls offered by Senator Datuk Arman Azha Abu Bakar, at the side of the convocation ceremony.
In one other replace, Jesselton College’s company advisor Prof Datin Dr Noor Hamizah Hanifah stated the school received the improve to Jesselton University College (JUC) because the Higher Education Ministry authorized the improve.
She added that the school was established in 1988.
Meanwhile, JUC president Prof Dr Datuk Chin Yuk Fong stated that it’s the first native faculty to be upgraded in Sabah.
“The individuals of Sabah can now take pleasure in larger alternatives to pursue increased schooling because of this,” he stated.