MUSCAT: Modern College of Business and Science (MCBS) held its 23rd graduation ceremony on Saturday at the Grand Millennium Muscat with 310 students belonging to the class of 2017 receiving their Associate and Bachelor degrees.
Professor Dr Joel N Glassman, Academic Director of International Studies and Programmes at the University of Missouri, St Louis, United States of America, conferred the degrees, which were presented to the graduates by Dr Muneer al Maskery, Founder and Executive Chairman of MCBS, and Chancellor of the university Dr Thomas F George, in the presence of Prof. Ahmed al Naamany, Dean of MCBS, Dr Khalfan al Asmi, Associate Dean of Modern College; Board members; faculty members; students and parents.
In his welcome address, Dr Khalfan al Asmi congratulated the graduating students, and stressed the value of internships by stating that “Omani Employers are stepping up and understanding the value of internships by opening doors to our students as interns”.
“At MCBS, students are given opportunities to experience semester-long internships to benefit from the skill, experience, and prospective job opportunities through the MCBS college internship scheme,” Dr Al Asmi said.
“MCBS is on the move, we are instituting and incorporating skills and practical experience matched with internships in appropriate majors. Our goal is to help our students become work ready when they graduate from MCBS,” Dr Al Asmi added.