|Group Photo ISDEV lecturers with MISDEV 15.1|
On 30th December 2016, 35 MISDEV 15.1 (ISDEV Master Mixed-Mode) students who will complete their Master of Social Science (Islamic Development Management) in February 2017 were honored in a simple yet meaningful ceremony called “Majlis Restu Ilmu” (Knowledge Blessing Ceremony). The event which lasted for two hours started at 9.00 am was attended by ISDEV Director Professor Muhammad Syukri Salleh, ISDEV Deputy Director Dr. Zakaria Bahari as well as other ISDEV lecturers.
|Students from MISDEV 15.1 line up for seeking blessings of the knowledge gained from the lecturers|
The event took place at the Lantai Seni, Kompleks Cahaya, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The first session was the opening remarks from the representative of MISDEV 15.1, Ustaz Azizan Sarayon. A simple video specially dedicated for MISDEV 15.1 was also aired to the audience followed by a culmination of the day, namely 'Sesi Merestui Ilmu’ (Knowledge Blessing Session).
|The strong bond built between a student and ISDEV lecturers|
It has become a tradition in ISDEV that significance of such program is to enable ISDEV lecturers to bestow their blessings to all MISDEV 15.1 students on the knowledge that has been shared and imparted to the students who have just completed their studies. It was indeed an emotional-filled, however, on the face of each student was a glimpse of glowing contentment - a happiness that contains hundreds of fond memories. The ceremony ended with a group photo session.
Goodluck in the future!