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Enlarged meeting of the International UzhNU Alumni Association Board

Enlarged meeting of the International UzhNU Alumni Association Board

An enlarged festive meeting of the Board of the International UzhNU Alumni Association was held as part of the celebration of the 72nd anniversary of Uzhhorod National University. The organization was founded by the decision of the Academic Council on February 23rd, 2017, and began to operate on March 24th, when its constituent assembly took place.

The festive meeting was opened by the president of the International UzhNU Alumni Association, the Rector of UzhNU Volodymyr Smolanka. He noted that "there is probably no truly modern university without its Alumni Association. Its purpose is to unite university students of different ages and generations for the sake of joint development projects of their alma mater."

At the beginning of the meeting, its participants got acquainted with the first issue of the "Bulletin of the International Alumni Association", which described the structure of the organization in detail, contained interviews with its leaders and outlined the prospects of its work. Speaking about the first steps of the association’s activity, the chairman of the Board of the International UzhNU Alumni Association, the first Vice-Rector of UzhNU Oleksandr Slyvka, emphasized: "One of our strategic goals is the revival of the university campus for recreation and health improvement "Skalka" and the training ski center" Plishka ". We also count on the assistance of the association's members with vocational guidance."

Ivan Artyomov, the deputy chairman of the Board of the International UzhNU Alumni Association, said: "We are pleased to have founded 7 separate subdivisions of the association in Transcarpathia. We also have foreign detached subdivisions in Israel, Slovakia, Romania, the Czech Republic and Poland."

 The participants of the meeting also shared their ideas for attracting sponsorship funds and submitting grant proposals for the modernization of the university campus infrastructure.

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