Monday, November 13, 2017

USM 55TH CONVOCATION: ISDEV TRIUMPH WITH 64 GRADUATES

USM 55th convocation ceremony at Dewan Tuanku Syed Putra (DTSP), USM
The colours of happiness - joyous moment of ISDEV Ph.D graduates with family and friends at USM 55th convocation ceremony
Heartiest congratulations to all 64 ISDEV graduates for successfully completing their studies at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The conferment of the Ph.D and Master Degree was held from 28th October 2017 until 2nd November 2017 encompassing 10 sessions. The USM 55th convocation ceremony was held at Dewan Tuanku Syed Putra (DTSP), USM, Main Campus, Penang.

We did it! MISDEV 15.1 graduates with dear family and friends
The celebration and excitement for MISDEV 15.2 at the USM 55th convocation ceremony
 This year, ISDEV recorded a huge number of 64 graduates that had successfully received their Ph.D and Master Degree. 20 RISDEV (ISDEV Postgraduate Research Mode) students received their Doctors of Philosophy degree (or PhD) and 35 MISDEV 15.1 (ISDEV Postgraduate by Mixed-Mode)  and 9 MISDEV 15.2 (ISDEV Postgraduate by Mixed-Mode) students received their Master of Social Science (Islamic Development Management). Their scrolls were presented to them by USM Chancellor D.Y.M.M. Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Ibni Al-Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail.

USM Chancellor D.Y.M.M. Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Ibni Al-Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail at the USM 55th convocation ceremony
However, above the happiness, Mohd Rohaizad Md Rejab accepted an Anumerta Award on behalf of his late wife, one of ISDEV Ph.D student, Zaharah Ghazali who life took a tragic turn when she is lost her battle to breast cancer November last year. She managed to complete her thesis on “Export Activity in Islamic Perspectives and its effects on Nation’s Exports’".
Newspaper clippings on late Dr Zaharah Ghazali 
Mohd Rohaizad Md Rejab accepted an Anumerta Award on behalf of his late wife, ISDEV Ph.D student, Zaharah Ghazali
Their hard work, perseverance amidst the struggles to complete their studies within the three semesters were gratefully realized. Parents, family, friends and loved ones as well as ISDEV lecturers joined in the joyous moments of these 64 ISDEV graduates. Many photos were snapped on the convocation day to capture the momentously joyous occasion of that day.

Memento with USM Vice Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail and USM top management at the USM 55th convocation ceremony
May their success bring inspirations and drive others to study hard and achieve excellence in the pursuit of knowledge for the benefit of the ummah and Islam.

Congratulations to all 64 ISDEV graduates!

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